6670 and 5750


My motherboard has two PCI-E slots, I just bought a radeon 6670 card (XFX) to upgrade my radeon 5750 (also XFX). I noticed there is enough room between the slots for both cards to be housed.

Can I do this?
Also, should I do this?
Is there a benefit to having one video card per monitor (I have two HP 2311x monitors)?
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  1. you can only run 2 cards at the same time in tandem when they are from the same gpu family and if your motherboard supports xfire. a 5750 would work with a 5770 or a 6770 but not a 6670.
    the 6670 really isnt an upgrade over the 5750; should have bought the 7750 if you are looking for one without a power plug
  2. Not really sure what to say as far as specs on if this is an upgrade, but my system did respond better in Rift, which is the main game my wife and I play currently.

    Plus the price was right.

    I repackaged the 5750 and will use it as a spare, thank you for the answer
  3. How exactly is the HD6670 an upgrade to a HD5750? It's slower, if anything.
  4. Best answer
    no you cant do that you can cf hd 5750 with hd should upgrade to another hd 6670 and use two of them.

    for example capablity chart.:)

  5. Best answer selected by sennex.
  6. Not to be weird, but I bought the 6670 yesterday, and can return it still.

    I only have about another 50$ I can spend on this so figure all told my price range is 170$, what would you guys recommend as an upgrade to the 5750?
  7. if your budget is $170 then hd 6870 will be a good upgrade.:)
  8. Awesome thank you
  9. ur welcome.:)

    buy this one for cheap price and better performance over price.:)


  10. before buying that u can tell me your whole specs?
  11. This is the first section of my DXDiag

    System Information
    Time of this report: 2/16/2012, 21:23:44
    Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
    System Model: P35-DS3P
    BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
    Memory: 6144MB RAM
    Available OS Memory: 6142MB RAM
    Page File: 3652MB used, 8630MB available
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
    Description: Digital Audio Interface (SB Audigy)

    Thermaltake TRN2-430P

    Disk & DVD/CD-ROM Drives
    Drive: C:
    Free Space: 62.7 GB
    Total Space: 238.5 GB
    File System: NTFS
    Model: ST3250823AS ATA Device

    Drive: F:
    Free Space: 434.7 GB
    Total Space: 715.4 GB
    File System: NTFS
    Model: ST3750640AS ATA Device

    Drive: E:
    Model: HP DVD Writer 640c ATA Device
  12. sorry to say but buddy but cpu will bottleneck your gpu hd 6870 so get the hd 6770 and overclock your cpu. :(
  13. Yea, I figured I would need a new PC soon as well, was just hoping to start with the Video Card and move up slowly from there

    I'll see if I can find a good overclocking guide, thank you
  14. ok welcome have a good day.:)
  15. sunnk said:
    ok welcome have a good day.:)

    Well, pretty much the worst thing that could happen, happened.

    Whole system died when I tried to Overclock it, from a 2.4, to a 2.5, I followed all the guides, did everything I could but system will get as far as post and then just shuts down.

    I don't have allot of time to waste on building a new one, so I oredered this one:

    Its a basic ASUS that had decent reviews, I have heard nothign but good things about ASUS, so I hope this was a good decisions

    However when I go to do a comparison on my HD 5750 versus the integrated AMD A8-3800 APU with Radeon HD 6550D, I can't find a single result.

    This site helped me, somewhat, but so far you guys have been the best source of info, any thoughts on this machine?
  16. dont get an apu seriously go for atleast amd phenom built computer.

    if u can afford then this but core i5 will be better choice.:)

    in my opinion u should get this .

    if u cant afford then look for phenom chips like ii x4 980be built computer or iix 6 1090t built computer that will be good choice.:)
  17. i found the most best deal forget about any get this best choice with best gaming cpu i5 2500k just the graphcs card is hd 6670 which is good enough after sometime u can upgrade that dont get an apu get this at best price.:)
  18. good luck mate any question send me private message because moderaters will close this.have a good time.:)
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