Solved Is the 6850 worth it? Tags: AMD Overclocking Last response: December 12, 2011 8:41 PM in Overclocking Share Coputernewbie December 10, 2011 11:09:55 PM I have the 6790 ($130 with $15 rebate) but can get the 6850 ($140)? Ill elaborate more More about : 6850 worth CaedenV a b K Overclocking December 10, 2011 11:41:08 PM What resolution? What games? What other hardware are you running behind it? m 0 l Coputernewbie December 11, 2011 12:11:29 PM • Case: Azza Orion 202EVO Black ATX Mid Tower Purchased At: NCIX.com Price: $50/ $30 MIR • Power Supply: Antec Earthwatts Green 650W Power Supply Purchased At: NCIX.com Price: $53 • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM Purchased At: TigerDirect Price: $100/ $80 • Motherboard: MSI 760GM-E51 Purchased At: Fry’s Electronics Price: $60/ $50 • CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 955 BE Purchased At: Fry’s Electronics Price: $112 • GPU: Radeon 6850 1GB Purchased At: Newegg Price: $140 • RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 4GB (2x2gb) Purchased At: Newegg.com Price: $25 • HDD: Seagate 500GB Purchased At: Fry’s Electronics Price: $100 Total: $640 Total w/ 6790: $630 Total w/ MIR: $590 - $600 MIR Total w/ 6790: $580 - $590 The monitor is 1440x900 Web usage and gaming. I need a new one anyway. Current one is 11years old!! o.o But I'm running Starwars The Old Republic (aiming for maxed out settings) m 0 l Related resources HD 6850-OC upgrading to HD 7870 GHz worth it? - Forum Is it worth upgrading from a HD 6850 to a HD 7870 - Forum 6850 worth $100 more than 7750? - Forum Upgrade from 6850 to 6950 worth it? - Forum R6850 worth getting 3D monitor!? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer henydiah a b À AMD a c 241 K Overclocking December 11, 2011 1:20:59 PM take the 6850 m 0 l mogen1000 December 11, 2011 9:38:15 PM i have it. I play BF3 high settings 1920x1080 @ around 30-70fps. Never got under 30, and it actually runs pretty smoothly at 30 compared to other games i ran at 30 before (with my old GPU). Planning to crossfire it m 0 l Coputernewbie December 12, 2011 12:29:25 AM What is crossfire? m 0 l Best solution iam2thecrowe a b À AMD a b K Overclocking December 12, 2011 8:54:30 AM henydiah said:take the 6850 +1, its needed for 1080p. even with the 6850 at 1080p you will be dropping some detail settings/turning down AA in some games. Share verespatrik December 12, 2011 1:55:43 PM Coputernewbie said:What is crossfire? This technology allows up to four GPUs to be used in a single computer to improve graphics performance. If your videocard and motherboard supports it of course. m 0 l davcon a b À AMD a c 183 K Overclocking December 12, 2011 4:04:27 PM Coputernewbie said:What is crossfire? Don't worry about Xfire your board doesn't support it. Yeah go for the 6850. m 0 l Coputernewbie December 12, 2011 8:38:00 PM Haha I know davcon. Thanks guys! 4-0 m 0 l Coputernewbie December 12, 2011 8:41:26 PM Best answer selected by Coputernewbie. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWorth getting a GTX 560 over an HD 6850? Forum SolvedIs Powercolor's Radeon 6850 worth it? Forum Ati HD 6850 XXX vs Nvidia GTX660 - Worth the upgrade? Forum HD 6850 from 8800GT for $100. Worth it? Forum Have a AMD 6850. Worth it to sell for borderlands 2 Physx? Forum From asus directCU 6770 to Powercolor 6850, is it worth it Forum Is it worth over-clocking my AMD radeon HD 6850 Forum Upgrade from 5770 to 6850 worth it? Forum Worth going from GTX 275 to 6850? Forum Worth it to crossfire 2 6850s?? Forum Upgrading CPU E6850 to Q9550 - Is it worth it Forum upgrading from e6600 to e6850 - is it worth it? Forum E6750 vs. E6850 worth extra $25? Forum SolvedCan PSU work with my Radeon HD6850 Forum SolvedUpgrading my ASUS HD 6850, any suggestions? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !