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5850 or 6950 for crossfire setup

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Last response: in Graphics & Displays
a b U Graphics card
May 29, 2011 12:19:34 AM

whats going to perform better in a crossfire setup? 2 5850's or 2 6950's?
no eyefinity gaming, just a single main monitor.

850 watt corsair power supply
asus corsair iv formula
8gb g.skill 1600mhz
phenom 2 x6 1100t @ 4.0 ghz

thanks for any feedback

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a c 217 U Graphics card
May 29, 2011 12:38:56 AM

6950's have better crossfire scaling, they can usually be unlocked to have the same shader count as 6970's. They perform better with tessellation and AA.

The only con is they cost more.