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5830 vs 5770 (ati)

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a b U Graphics card
May 26, 2011 5:26:55 PM

hi the 5770 and 5830 are the same price on ebuyer, yet it seems that most reviews say that the 5830 is about 30% better, some reviews also say that crossfire scaling is quite bad, but i read up on it and found that the scaling has been fixed with recent drivers.

i also read that the 5830 can be overclocked to perform at the same level as the 5850.

i am aware of the higher power usage of the 5830, and of the size of the card, but should i buy it?

5830: (£83.99)
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/265356

5770: (£87 cheapest)
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/239207

thanks,

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a c 223 U Graphics card
May 26, 2011 5:37:18 PM

Go with the HD5830. It gives you more overhead (room) for OCing to higher performance levels. Just make sure your power supply is sufficient for either option.

Good luck!
a c 125 U Graphics card
May 26, 2011 5:52:11 PM

The 5830 is definitely a better card. However I would recommend looking for a 5850 Xtreme which came out at a very low price. An overclocked 5850 can be as fast as crossfire 5770s.
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