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Old October 14, 2010, 09:48 AM
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Originally Posted by GT7R View Post
Will they be faster than a pair of 5850s?
No. If you have currently have a 5870, and add in a 5850 it will be faster than either single card, but not faster than 2 5850's. The extra processing power in the 5870 is wasted, and I think it's because each card renders alternate frames. I could be wrong about that, though.

IMHO, the only time you would benefit is if you got a smoking hot deal on one of the cards.
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