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Old November 2, 2010, 09:13 PM
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LoL, i went ahead with the giga 6870... looks hawt... runs cool, :)...
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Old November 4, 2010, 10:37 AM
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i would go for the 6850, i would rather save the 60 dollars, the performance isn't that big of a difference
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Old November 4, 2010, 05:52 PM
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Good call, if you've got a crossfire capable board you can always slip in another one down the road if you're looking for some extra performance
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Old November 5, 2010, 01:08 PM
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it's a 25% savings to go the 6850 for what looks like a 13% performance drop.

Unless you play at resolutions past 16850x1050, i think a 6850 would be fine, as for me, i ordered 2 today to replace my 2 4870s, and ill be playing at 1680x1050 (prolly too much power for me, but i'll keep them a few years)
is it not fine to be at 1920x1080 with a 6850 ? lol
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is it not fine to be at 1920x1080 with a 6850 ? lol

well, if your gonna spend that much on a monitor, might as well spruce it up a bit lol
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well, if your gonna spend that much on a monitor, might as well spruce it up a bit lol
true, would it be that much better to have a 6870?
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true, would it be that much better to have a 6870?

prolly not i guess, the 6850 is greatly priced.
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prolly not i guess, the 6850 is greatly priced.
They are actually, I got a pair first day sale of them.

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are the 6850 good cards compared to GTX 460/470 ?
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nvm my question... found a review.. and the 6850 sucks compared to a gtx 460... lol
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