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so looking to buy a second 5850 for crossfire would it be worth grabbing this?
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...E&promoid=1320

works out to be $171 shipped to my door (dam tax's)
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you could grab that but since its not reference if you were planning on doing some big overclocks, you won't be able to increase to voltage. If you aren't planning on that sort of thing I think the card is a great deal.
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Originally Posted by Skizzorz13 View Post
you could grab that but since its not reference if you were planning on doing some big overclocks, you won't be able to increase to voltage. If you aren't planning on that sort of thing I think the card is a great deal.
You can increase the voltage on that card using Sapphire Trixx. I just bought one and from the reviews I saw it's a great card.
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oh sweet i might buy one too than! i read a while ago that it didn't work in trixx i guess they updated it!
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oh sweet i might buy one too than! i read a while ago that it didn't work in trixx i guess they updated it!
Well I just saw a youtube video reviewing this card then ocing with trixx. and overclockersclub got their card up to 870/1225 using afterburner which doesnt allow voltage increases for the sapphire extreme I believe.
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That's a really good price for a 5850. I have always disliked ATI drivers for their GPUs. I myself have a GTX 460 which I bought for $100 after MIR.
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
Well I just saw a youtube video reviewing this card then ocing with trixx. and overclockersclub got their card up to 870/1225 using afterburner which doesnt allow voltage increases for the sapphire extreme I believe.
should be able to use the voltage work around for the extreme i have to do it for my reference, beyond that though only time i overclock the cards is for benchmarking beyond that i just keep 800-1100
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