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2x Radeon 6450 or GTX580

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  • Radeon
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  • AMD
  • Crossfire
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March 21, 2011 10:43:45 PM

Hello,

I'm looking for a new gaming rig, and I've came accross two options: or an AMD crossfire setup with 2x Radeon 6450 or a single Nvidia GTX580. Which one would you pick?

Thanks,

J.

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March 21, 2011 10:49:15 PM

I'm guessing you mean 2x Radeon 6950's, which will outperform a single GTX 580. All the same, given the number of complaints I have read about the stability of Crossfire drivers, shimmering issues, and microstuttering; I would go for the best single GPU, the GTX 580.
March 21, 2011 10:51:07 PM

The 6450 is an OEM card and isn't even capable of crossfire so I'm guessing that's a typo? If 6450 crossfire actually exists it's still not going to be 1/3rd as fast as a 580.
March 22, 2011 1:28:34 AM

I would get 2 5870s.
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