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XFX 5670 or 5770??

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June 18, 2010 9:10:43 PM

I purchased a XFX 5670 and have 30 days to exchange for a 5770..should I do it??

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a b U Graphics card
June 18, 2010 9:16:30 PM

If they are the same price, yeah! Assuming it will fit in your case and you have a sufficient power supply of 500-600 watts or more. The 5770 is a larger card that takes up more space and need additional power input most likely. But it's a slightly better card. The 5670 is pretty good though. Nothing to complain about there.
a c 235 U Graphics card
June 18, 2010 9:26:52 PM

...a lot of the new 5770 are built on smaller boards similar in size to the 5670 and the card does not need a 600w PSU unless you bought it from walmart. A solid 400w unit is more then enough for the 5770.
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a b U Graphics card
June 18, 2010 9:27:49 PM

The 5770 will fit in any case as long as its not a "slim" version of a pre-built PC.

The 5770 does not need a "500 or 600w PSU, you can easily run a 5770 with a mediocre 450w as long as it has an available 6 pin PCI-E cable.

The 5770 is by far superior to the 5670, it all comes down to what games and resolution you play at.
June 18, 2010 9:30:39 PM

I have a Corsair 550w power supply, so i think i'm safe there.

They are not the same price but if i exchange it, I will only have to pay like a 40 dollar it worth it?

I want to play most of the modern games like Starcraft 2, Battlefield 2, Empire: Total War, Crysis, etc...

I also, play at 1600x900 resolution. 60 hz

So 5770???
June 18, 2010 9:49:47 PM

5770 at that res. should be fine. Can prob run all/most of those games at med. to high settings.
June 18, 2010 9:50:01 PM

but is it worth the extra 40 bucks? would there be that much of a difference from the 5670?

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a b U Graphics card
June 18, 2010 9:52:22 PM

It is worth the extra 40$. Go get your 5770!
June 18, 2010 9:53:17 PM

haha, cool. will do. thanks!
June 18, 2010 9:56:39 PM

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a b U Graphics card
June 18, 2010 10:02:53 PM

the extra 40$ gives you double the SP's, more overclocking headroom, eye-finity, I can go on and on...
June 19, 2010 4:33:28 AM

When I was building my own system, this thought never occurred to me. Well all the people already answered the question, for $40 extra there is a huge performance jump and both cards doesn't support Eye-finity? That feature is only useful if you plan on having annoying breaks on your screen because your linking multiple monitors together. I say it is well worth the upgrade and if you plan on CrossfireX that card basically beats out 90% of any single gpu on the market maybe even every single gpu card on the market lol.