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 Is it worth upgrading from a HD 6850 to a HD 7870 - Forum HD 6850-OC upgrading to HD 7870 GHz worth it? - 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 242 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 SolvedSapphire Radeon HD 6850 problems - freezing at desktop Forum SolvedCore 2 quad qx6850 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !