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4850 x2 vs 5770

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December 9, 2009 7:51:38 AM

So I am upgrading my computer's MB,processor, ram etc... and while I was not going to upgrade my 4850x2 since I have no problems with it I could not help notice how inexpensive the 5770 is. The 5800 series is still out of my range right now but was thinking of buying a single 5770 and was wondering if anyone could tell me if the 5770 is a faster card then the 4850 x2? Obviously the 5770 has directx11 support but I just was really curious if it was a faster card and if I would get improved peformance.

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a c 169 U Graphics card
December 9, 2009 8:19:41 AM

4850X2 performs like 2 HD 4850s in CrossFire so it performs better than a single
HD 5770,although HD 5770 has newer techs and runs cooler but 4850X2 is a faster card still.
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a b U Graphics card
December 9, 2009 8:42:55 AM

Your 4850x2 is faster than 5770.
You will be downgrading if you buy 5770.

IMO you should keep the card and buy 5800 Series when prices are in your range.
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a b U Graphics card
December 9, 2009 2:36:52 PM

Yes, I would wait as well. In fact I have a single HD4850 and I am skipping this generation. However after the holidays, I may pick up a second 4850 if they are reasonable and available.

I personally feel there is not much to warrant a purchase from one generation to the next. But that would be a preference that is monetarily motivated. I'm not certain you would see any boost in performance unless you went with a much more expensive card.
If you were purchasing 2 HD 5770's, that would be different...
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a b U Graphics card
September 5, 2012 11:38:20 AM

oh wow such an old thread.. 4850 still kicks ass .. its still a revelant card even today
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September 13, 2012 5:03:58 PM

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September 13, 2012 5:05:53 PM

Hey thanks for the advice, ya its funny all these people in the mmo I play have to adjust graphics , problems etc...but no matter what game I can run pretty much max without problems . THe heat the thing puts out though , hell I put a window Ac unit in my computer room just cause of it, well that and the 476 inch lcd I use as my monitor, I will take a look at the 5800, what other cards would you recomend? Any of the 6000 series or any nvidias?

shubham1401 said:
Your 4850x2 is faster than 5770.
You will be downgrading if you buy 5770.

IMO you should keep the card and buy 5800 Series when prices are in your range.

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a c 332 U Graphics card
September 13, 2012 5:26:29 PM

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