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Best Radeon 5850 for OC'ing

I am purchasing a 5850 for a gaming rig, and was wondering what version to get? I am on an extremely tight budget, so the cheaper models are better, but I want a card that can clock to match a 5870 STOCK. Here are the ones that seems to be the best for me...but do they allow OverVoltage control? Are there any models that do support overvoltage?

GIGABYTE 5850:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125318&cm_re=5850-_-14-125-318-_-Product

HIS 5850:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161330&cm_re=5850-_-14-161-330-_-Product

XFX 5850:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150477&cm_re=5850-_-14-150-477-_-Product
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  1. Best answer
    ASUS directCU:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121375

    allow you to control voltage, so this card can really fly HIGH... :)
  2. ^+1 i agree 100%.
  3. Yes, definitely the DirectCU.
  4. I also agree..

    In order for a 5850 to match a 5870 it needs to be clocked at 915/1265 give or take. The DirectCU can do 1000/1300 or better if your room temp is low enough.

    http://i683.photobucket.com/albums/vv199/OvrClkr/BC2_70F_ambient_1000_1300.png

    Daily Clock until Winter arrives..
    http://i683.photobucket.com/albums/vv199/OvrClkr/74F_BC2_900_1250_122v.png

    And the best part is that it is cheaper than most other models and comes with a nice 20.00$ rebate if purchased from the Egg.
  5. So at 1000/1300 it will pass a 5870? Wow. Looks like we have a winner on our hands. Thanks for all the help.
  6. Best answer selected by Bbpsword.
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