Radeaon 6870 vs GTX 550 ti Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Graphics Product Last response: February 23, 2012 10:49 PM in Graphics & Displays Share cdiscoll2012 February 23, 2012 9:26:28 PM as the thread title says which is better the Radeon 6870 or the GTX 550ti? i saw benchmarks that favored the 6870 but i just want to be sure before i spend the extra $40-50 here is the build the card will be running with CPU Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing MotherboardASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Memory Patriot G Series Sector 5 Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory PSU HEC 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply which one should i go with? if the Radeon will give me much better performance then il go with that but otherwise il save the $50 Thanks in advance! More about : radeaon 6870 gtx 550 tcfraz February 23, 2012 9:41:01 PM 6870 hands down unless your playing on an old crt monitor then the 550ti will work great. You should post your resolution. confish21 February 23, 2012 10:25:17 PM 6870 will make u smile! This ones only 150 after rebate. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... So worth it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ringzero February 23, 2012 10:49:44 PM Yes, the 6870 is easily worth the extra money. It's a solid two tiers above the 550 Ti. Consider getting the Hyper Plus. I have the EVO, but I've heard loads of people say the Plus is nearly as good and for less money. If I were you, I'd stick with the Antec, Corsair, and Seasonic brands for a PSU. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum6870 2gb vs gtx 550 ti 2gb Forum6870 vs gtx 550 ti ForumXFX 6870 vs GTX 550 Ti ForumGtx 550ti vs gtx 460 vs radeon 6870 ForumRadeon HD 6870 1GB vs . GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) 2GB ForumHIS IceQ Radeon 6870 1GB or EVGA Gtx 550 Ti 2GB ForumAMD Radeon HD 6870 Or GTX 550TI Superclocked ForumGeForce GTX 550 Ti Vs . Radeon HD 6870 Forum460 ti vs 550 ti vs 6870 crossfire ForumI3 2100 + GTX 550 Ti Vs AMD FX 4100 + HD 6770 ForumEVGA GTX 560 ti vs Sapphire 6870 ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? ForumTwo faulty GTX 560ti GPUs ForumOpinion on EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti x 2 in SLI ForumEVGA GTX 460 A GOOD CHOICE? Forum[Solved] GTX 260 crash error ForumDual 6870 Comparison Advice needed please ForumGTX 560 Ti worth it over GTX 560? Forum850w PSU supply NVIDIA GTX 680 HYDRO ForumGTX 570 OR RADEON HD 6970 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 !