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Best 5770 brand 2011

Hello,which company manufactors the best 5770 cards . im looking to buy one. i like the msi 5770 hawk with twin turbo cooler (looks nice). but ive read reviews that say it doesnt come with memory cooler, so could someone tell me how does not having a memory cooler affect the card in anyway? also i like the XFX brand but not sure about the 'lifetime'warranty. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127490
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  1. If you are willing to pay $140 why not get a 460 or a 6850?????
  2. Yeah... is there a reason you want an HD5770? There aren't many still around and the HD6770 is essentially the same card. If you can afford $140 though you have better options. Tell us your system's specs including PSU and native resolution as well as how much you are willing to spend and we will tell you what cards you should be looking at.
  3. I like mine the best of any ive seen in person.
    xfx with the egg cooler.
    and as for the lifetime warranty mine came witha double
    that means I can sell it (want to buy it ?) JK
    There are two other companies that have the large egg cooler
    as for the brand I can not remember. Only one of them was powercolour
    I've heard nothing positive about them. The other was Sparkle or MSI
    I can't remember offhand.

    +1 for xfx

    Avoid any and all EE external exhaust, It really is a bunch of noise for no reason with a 5770 it is a really cool running card. As for the hawk if it's what you want don't worry about te memory cooling on a good 5770 it seems to have lots of room above base clocks. I have mine at 1350mhz mem, it does go higher but I really didn't find it was helping anything.
    No issues at all with good airflow.
  4. amuffin said:
    If you are willing to pay $140 why not get a 460 or a 6850?????
    becuase the 5770 uses less power and perform close to those cards . i need a power efficient card when its idle and at load .

    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_460_HAWK/26.html
  5. jyjjy said:
    Yeah... is there a reason you want an HD5770? There aren't many still around and the HD6770 is essentially the same card. If you can afford $140 though you have better options. Tell us your system's specs including PSU and native resolution as well as how much you are willing to spend and we will tell you what cards you should be looking at.

    well i have read about the hd 6770 but at load it uses more power than the 5770 by 30 watts. (saw the review here ).
    and remember when you recommending card please make sure they are power efficient (i.e. low power at idle and at load :) )
    about my specs :
    MOTHERBOARD: ASROCK G41 VS2
    CPU: INTEL E3300 DUAL CORE 2.5 GHZ ( GONNA CLOCK IT TO 3.2).
    PSU: XTECH 500 WATT
    18 INCH HD MONITOR ( MAX RESOLUTION 1280 X 1024)
    RAM: 1 GB DDR2 :( (GONNA GET 2 GIG MORE) (800MHZ)
    OS: WINDOWS 7 32 BIT (PROFESSIONAL)
  6. spentshells said:
    I like mine the best of any ive seen in person.
    xfx with the egg cooler.
    and as for the lifetime warranty mine came witha double
    that means I can sell it (want to buy it ?) JK
    There are two other companies that have the large egg cooler
    as for the brand I can not remember. Only one of them was powercolour
    I've heard nothing positive about them. The other was Sparkle or MSI
    I can't remember offhand.

    +1 for xfx

    Avoid any and all EE external exhaust, It really is a bunch of noise for no reason with a 5770 it is a really cool running card. As for the hawk if it's what you want don't worry about te memory cooling on a good 5770 it seems to have lots of room above base clocks. I have mine at 1350mhz mem, it does go higher but I really didn't find it was helping anything.
    No issues at all with good airflow.

    OK THANKS FOR THE INFO , BUT ISNT THE EGG COOLER FAN NOISY WHEN ON LOAD ?
  7. xxdobermanxx said:
    well i have read about the hd 6770 but at load it uses more power than the 5770 by 30 watts. (saw the review here ).
    and remember when you recommending card please make sure they are power efficient (i.e. low power at idle and at load :) )

    I don't know what review you saw but the HD5770 and the HD6770 are the same card. As such they use the same amount of power.
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    xxdobermanxx said:
    OK THANKS FOR THE INFO , BUT ISNT THE EGG COOLER FAN NOISY WHEN ON LOAD ?


    Really the opposite because it is a bigger heat sink and a bigger fan. Less revolutions means less noice in most cases.
  9. jyjjy said:
    I don't know what review you saw but the HD5770 and the HD6770 are the same card. As such they use the same amount of power.

    Enlarge the image and you will see
    http://www.tomshardware.com/gallery/6700ch,0101-263050-0-2-3-1-jpg-.html
    146 watt vs 5770's 108 watt
  10. xxdobermanxx said:
    Enlarge the image and you will see
    http://www.tomshardware.com/gallery/6700ch,0101-263050-0-2-3-1-jpg-.html
    146 watt vs 5770's 108 watt

    That chart is a fake with incorrect specifications from before the cards were even released.
  11. jyjjy said:
    That chart is a fake with incorrect specifications from before the cards were even released.

    Oh , say if i were to get a 6850 will it be a overkill for my system specs ?
  12. From all of the websites I look through there is nothing that tells me the amperage on the 12v rails. Is there a diagram on the side of the unit that tells the amperages?
  13. amuffin said:
    From all of the websites I look through there is nothing that tells me the amperage on the 12v rails. Is there a diagram on the side of the unit that tells the amperages?

    So if i get the HD 6850 will i be and overkill for the system specs i listed above ? and if so suggest to me the best brand ( xfx ,msi , sapphire etc )
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