XFX ati 4870 x2 2gb vs ati 5870 1gb

Hi Guys Recently my Ati radeon hd 4870 x2 2gb (HD-487A-CDF9) went bad and i RMA'ed it and yesterday sent me a different card an ATI radeon hd 5870 1GB (HD-587X-ZNFC) would you consider this an upgrade or a downgrade?

Thank you.

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  1. Hello and welcome to the forums
    HD 5870 performs pretty much like a 4870X2 in terms of performance,but it runs cooler,quieter and has less power consumption;furthermore,it packs newer techs like DX11 and Eyefinity.So expect the same performance you got from your old card.
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