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Old August 4, 2010, 04:22 PM
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But how does a 5870 compare to 2 4870x2?
http://tpucdn.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeF...es/perfrel.gif

one on one seems to be pretty close. 2 on 1, well it depends on the game,drivers,you name it.

i would get rid of the furnaces even if it was the same fps.lol.
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Old August 5, 2010, 10:22 AM
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http://tpucdn.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeF...es/perfrel.gif

one on one seems to be pretty close. 2 on 1, well it depends on the game,drivers,you name it.

i would get rid of the furnaces even if it was the same fps.lol.
Well seeing as Q3 is around the corner, I think I'm gonna wait a bit. Those GTX 475's look promising
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Old August 14, 2010, 12:38 AM
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I recommend sli 470's or even 480's if you have the loot. A single 4870x2 can be sold for about 200 so I'd take advantage of the resale value before it goes down.
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