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a b U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 4:42:51 PM

I am looking to get the xfx 5850. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I want to know that for the money is this card going to be the fastest or not. i will not be doing crossfire so i need the fastest single card in this price range please let me know. also i overcclock keep that in mind.

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a b U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 4:57:59 PM

or is the 470 fermi faster i can right now get that off newegg for 269 free shipping
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a c 126 U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 5:03:53 PM

The GTX470 is the better deal, go for that.
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a b U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 5:05:32 PM

but is it faster or will the 5850 be faster it seems lately that the radeons are better
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a b U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 5:08:19 PM

Ok i only have a 550w bfg psu with 2x6pin /8 what card am i better off with?
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a b U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 5:23:57 PM

????
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a c 274 U Graphics card
August 2, 2010 8:00:01 PM

A GTX470 uses about 200w, why would the OP's PSU not be enough?
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a b U Graphics card
August 3, 2010 1:30:12 AM

its new the power supply bfg 550watt should i get the 470 which is cheap or the 5850 i hear that the 470 is wayy to much of a power hog and it gets to hot.
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a c 274 U Graphics card
August 3, 2010 1:58:52 AM

cia24 said:
its new the power supply bfg 550watt should i get the 470 which is cheap or the 5850 i hear that the 470 is wayy to much of a power hog and it gets to hot.

The temperature differences between the GTX470 and HD5850 are huge. :sarcastic: 
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a b U Graphics card
August 3, 2010 2:24:11 AM

oh pop on this ill just keep my 5770
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