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Depending on the game/bench, XFire 5850's are about the same as a single 6970 id be inclined to go for the single card though
Ok thanks, man now i ned to sell my current card .
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Depending on the game/bench, XFire 5850's are about the same as a single 6970 id be inclined to go for the single card though
Really... where?

I always stay a generation behind to save tons of money.
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Ok thanks, man now i ned to sell my current card .
No, don't sell it. Don't listen to that guy. I don't know where he saw that a 5850 CF is the same speed as a 6970. 5850 CF will demolish it.

Go here and look at the benchmarks:

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/303?vs=292
    
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Really... where?

I always stay a generation behind to save tons of money.
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No, don't sell it. Don't listen to that guy. I don't know where he saw that a 5850 CF is the same speed as a 6970. 5850 CF will demolish it.

Go here and look at the benchmarks:

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/303?vs=292
Yep, I was wrong, I was looking a link with a load of different cards and I picked the 6790 crossfire out as a competitor to the 5850's, stupid me and my phone, my bad.

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Ok thanks, man now i ned to sell my current card .
Ignore me, buy 5850, crossfire, be happy
    
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Is this the best bang for the buck card right now? I want to put this into my brothers budget build..
Edited by Clawbog - 4/25/11 at 3:10pm
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Great cards for bitcoin mining.

    
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Is this the best bang for the buck card right now? I want to put this into my brothers budget build..
Provided you have a PSU that can power it (a 450W is fine) then yeah, its got a lot more horsepower than the current gen cards in its price bracket
    
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I'm impressed with the performance of this card, especially when you look at the other cards in its price range and realize that this last-gen card destroys them.
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I'm impressed with the performance of this card, especially when you look at the other cards in its price range and realize that this last-gen card destroys them.
Exactly. There's really no reason to skip this if you're looking for a card in this price range.
 
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I'm pleasantly surprised by this card. At 50% fan the card is barely audible and stays under 51c. Haven't oced it yet though.
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