Closed MSI R770 Hawk or XFX ATI 5870? Tags: Graphics Cards MSI Graphics Product Last response: October 16, 2011 7:14 AM in Graphics & Displays Share zeromikey October 14, 2011 11:19:17 PM I've found two local sellers and I'm wondering what do you think is a better deal not which one is the more advanced card. The XFX 5870 is used but in excellent condition and the MSI R770 Hawk is new. MSI R770 Hawk: $108 ]http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6058010&CatId=28] XFX Radeon 5870: $180 ]http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6251699&CatId=3669] Below is my current specs to look off. Intel Core i7-920/ 2.66ghz, quad-core, 64 bit Intel x58 express mobo 3GB DDR3 1066MHz 240 pin (replacing with Crucial 12GB DDR3 next week) 750GB ATA hard drive ATI Radeon HD 4850, 512 MB 650W max earthwatts PS lol or should i not even bother with the two? Thank you More about : msi r770 hawk xfx ati 5870 rolli59 a c 996 U Graphics card October 14, 2011 11:40:40 PM Why does it say $202 in the link for the 5770? That is robbery! The HD5870 is twice the performance of the HD5770 but $180 is a little steep for a used card comparing http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card October 15, 2011 1:58:11 AM ^+1 Related resources Best Value MSI Hawk GTX460 vs XFX HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 - Forum ATI 5870 Give Away - Winner just confirmed:) Hope you had fun! - Forum MSI ATI RADEON R5770 HAWK - Forum MSi ATi 6870 hawk - Forum 5870 crossfire or 7870 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer yummerzzz a b U Graphics card October 15, 2011 2:14:35 AM rolli59 said:Why does it say $202 in the link for the 5770? That is robbery! The HD5870 is twice the performance of the HD5770 but $180 is a little steep for a used card comparing http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The HD 6870 is not as powerful as the HD 5870. The HD 5870 is as good/better than the HD 6950. Best solution rolli59 a c 996 U Graphics card October 15, 2011 3:08:45 AM yummerzzz said:The HD 6870 is not as powerful as the HD 5870. The HD 5870 is as good/better than the HD 6950. I know that but for the performance difference $180 is steep for a used card when you can get HD6870 for $160! zeromikey October 16, 2011 7:08:20 AM thanks rolli! not getting either of those, rip off for the used 5870 when you gave me that link! zeromikey October 16, 2011 7:08:30 AM Best answer selected by ZEROmikey. Mousemonkey a c 246 U Graphics card October 16, 2011 7:14:01 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHIS IceQ 5 VS MSI R5770 HAWK Forum2 crossfire MSI HAWK 5770 = ? ForumBest card around $200? ( MSI R5770 Hawk Radeon HD 5770?) Forum56ti or a 5870 ? ForumHelp on Build - 5770s x 2 or 5870 - future proof 1-2yr ? Forum5870 OR 5850?? Forum6870 Hawk Do i need to RMA it ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumCAN I USE ATI HD 6850 GDDR5 to my INTEL DG41RQ "DDR2" mobo?? ForumAti 6870 heat problem ForumATI Card Overheat Auto-shutdown Problem ForumATI HDMI audio not working with LCD TV. ForumCant enable ATI display driver ForumHIS ATI Radeon HD 6950 2GB vs Sapphire TOXIC HD 6950 Graphic Card 2 GB ForumBlack border (overscan) HDMI Windows 7 Mac ATI 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 !