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6890 or 5850

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
February 12, 2012 7:09:35 PM

Choosing a GPU within the next week and I adore the look of the 5850 but is there much difference in performance between the two? I mean In my own opinion I would sacrifice a little performance for the aesthetics of the 5850 as Im not going to be heavy gaming (well not yet anyway)
SPECS:
AMD ATHLON X3 (TRI CORE 3.2ghz)
4GB DDR3
Alpine 650W Silent PSU
Asus M5A78L-M LX

Budget - £140

Thanks

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February 12, 2012 7:34:23 PM

I dint know that there is a 6890 also. As your cpu would bottleneck anything above 5800 or 6800, then there isnt much room for upgradation above the two....