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Crossfire A8 3850 with HD 6670 1gb DDR5 or 2gb DDR3?

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Last response: in Overclocking
February 11, 2013 10:53:09 PM

Need opinions. One is about $30 bucks cheaper and I'm not sure if the DDR5 will give a better performance boost that the DDR3.

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February 12, 2013 9:21:16 AM


The 2GB HD6670 is almost completely pointless, and here's why...

A GPU benefits from additional memory over 1GB when you use high resolution textures, game at a high resolution and/or use high in-game settings like 8xAA for example.
However the HD6670 doesn't have enough processing power to deal with the demands of high resolution gaming or high in-game settings. (even when paired with your APU in crossfire).

So the frame rate will be so low before the extra 1GB of memory even gets used at all that its pointless having it.

Get the HD6670 1GB GDDR5.
August 16, 2013 2:02:40 PM

A6 3670K With and msi 6670 can be had for 85 - 90 poundsand preforms very well for the cash