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Old 04-11-10, 09:26 PM
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I am looking for a new GPU setup for my rig. I am currently looking at going with a XFX branded 5870($300-400 range) or maybe going with a 6870 and then adding another in the future for crossfire. From what I have read the performance of the two 6870s would be a little more than the 5870, cost a little more too. Looking for a good bang for the buck.

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Old 04-11-10, 10:14 PM
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The 6870 is more or less the same performance as a 5870 give or take a few % depending on the game.

Just go with a 6870 and save your self the money matey.
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Old 04-11-10, 10:52 PM
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Old 05-11-10, 02:29 AM
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Wait till the GTX 5xx series and the Radeon 69xx series come out. That will cause prices to drop more.
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Old 05-11-10, 02:31 AM
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Will do, thanks for the advice fellas
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Old 05-11-10, 05:42 AM
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If you're on the price drop thing go with Nvidia. ATI seem to be resting on their laurels a little bit when it comes to slashing prices. Some of the Geforce cards now cost 50% of what they did when they released yet ATI have been as mean as dishwater when it comes to lowering prices.

The 5 series will change that though. It could be a new leaf for Nvidia at which point AMD will have to lower prices.
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