6850 vs 5850 vs 5870 Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: March 13, 2011 10:01 PM in Graphics & Displays Share AS79 March 12, 2011 7:46:36 PM Which card is better? I'm looking for a good card to run BC2 and Crysis 2 that will run max details no problem at 1920 x 1080. Current Specs: AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 GHz Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-X Asus M4A88TD-V Evo/USB3 160 GB HDD for Windows 7 Ultimate 1 TB HDD 950W PSU Mid-Tower Case More about : 6850 5850 5870 Embra a b U Graphics card March 12, 2011 9:43:17 PM ^ +1 ... I concur. m 0 l iam2thecrowe a c 171 U Graphics card March 12, 2011 9:49:56 PM agreed 5870 is the obvious winner. m 0 l Related resources 6850 vs 6870 vs gtx560 vs gtx460 vs 5850 vs 5870 - Forum 5770vs5830vs5850vs5870vs6850vs6770 - Forum Asus HD 5850 1gb vs Sapphire 5870 2gb..which? - Forum 5850 vs 5870 - Forum 5850 vs 5870 vs 5870 2GB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jb6684 a b U Graphics card March 12, 2011 10:08:22 PM Out of the bunch the 5870 really digs down team in the heavier games like Crysis 2, Metro 2033, Call of Priyat, Just Cause 2... it's really about the shader count these games.... But the BAD news, to play these games 1920 x 1080 with max details at solid frame rates you'll need TWO (2) of any of these cards.... And, if this is your motherboard, you can't support two cards with it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hey, I'm playing Crysis 2 (pre-release), Metro 2033 at 50--60 FPS maxed out, BUT, I have a Crossfire PAIR of Sapphire Vapor-X 5870's....(see below) In your current situation you'll have to go for a GTX 580 or ATI 6970 to get the performance you want. You've 950watt power supply is plenty http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6990-review/17 http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6990-review/19 My Systems: Cooler Master HAF-X i7-950 w/Noctura cooler ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 MB 6Gb Corsair 1600 RAM SLI pair of MSI Talon Attack 460s WD Raptor 300Gb 10k HD Corsair HX850 PS Corsair 800D i7-930 w/Venomous X cooler ASUS MB 6Gb Corsair 1600 RAM Crossfire pair of Sapphire Vapor-X 5870 Corsair HX850 PS m 0 l AS79 March 13, 2011 3:35:06 AM How does it not support two video cards? Says it's Crossfire Enabled. m 0 l renz496 a c 144 U Graphics card March 13, 2011 3:39:54 AM it's not that you can't crossfire but the issue might be the second slot running at x4. read the mobo description on the overview tab at the link he gave you (newegg) m 0 l AS79 March 13, 2011 3:41:54 AM Well I feel stupid. m 0 l shrkbay a b U Graphics card March 13, 2011 10:37:41 AM 6850<5850<6870<5870 m 0 l Nerdbox87 March 13, 2011 11:14:47 AM shrkbay said:6850<5850<6870<5870 True for single card setups only, The 6XXX series leapfrog their 5XXX brothers quite a bit if both in xfire m 0 l shrkbay a b U Graphics card March 13, 2011 11:31:00 AM ^+1 m 0 l AS79 March 13, 2011 10:01:42 PM Best answer selected by AS79. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRadeon HD 5770 Crossfire vs. Radeon HD 5850 vs. Radeon HD 5870? Forum Solved5850 vs 5870 and my current bottleneck? Forum SolvedRadeon HD 5770 vs 5850 vs 5870 Forum Solved5850 vs 5870 Forum Solved5850 vs. 5870 for 2560x1600 res Forum SolvedI-5 750 + 5850 vs X4 955 + 5870 Forum Solved5850 toxic vs 5870 Forum Solved5850 vs 5870 Forum Solved5870 vs 5850 but different usage Forum HD 5870 vs 6850, What to get? Forum RADEON HD 5850 VS 5870 Forum 5850 vs 6850? Forum GTX 460 1GB vs. HD 5850 vs. HD 5870 Forum X2 hd4850 1gb vs. hd5850/6850???? Forum 5850 vs 5850 TOXICITY vs 5870 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !