Radeon vs Radeon ??

Radeon HD 6870 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161349&cm_re=radeon_6870-_-14-161-349-_-Product

Radeon HD 5850 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102884&cm_re=Radeon_5850-_-14-102-884-_-Product

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Questions

Whats the Difference?
Whats Better?
What Will give more FPS?
What would be best compatible with a amd 6core CPU?

Thankyou.
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  1. 1. UVD implementation, slightly better CF scaling for the former, power consumption, etc
    2. HD 6870
    3. Ditto
    4. Asrock 870Extreme/4GB DDR3/650W 80+ PSU/yada yada
    5. HD 6k single/cf review
    http://www.anandtech.com/show/3987/amds-radeon-6870-6850-renewing-competition-in-the-midrange-market/21
  2. 1. better crossfire scaling (6870) better tessellation (6870)
    2. 6870
    3. ^
    4. I would go with a 890fx board, HX750, 4gb 1600 ddr3, case.. odd.. win 7.. blah
    5. another review of the cards in crossfire.
    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1445/1/
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