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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 6870 vs gtx 550 ti Forum XFX 6870 vs GTX 550 Ti Forum Gtx 550ti vs gtx 460 vs radeon 6870 Forum 6870 2gb vs gtx 550 ti 2gb Forum SolvedPhenom X4+6870 vs. i5 2500k+6770/550ti Forum GTX 760 not booting, but my old 6870 and gtx 550ti boot to OS just fine Forum Solvedhow to connect the Corsair VS550 550 Watt PSU having 6pin pci cable to zotac gtx 650 ti graphics card????? Forum SolvedWhich GPU is better: Sapphire Radeon HD 7750 GDDR5 VS GTX 550Ti GDDR5 Forum SolvedEVGA GTX550TI 2GB vs GTX760 2GB in Dell XPS420 Forum SolvedGeForce GTX 550ti vs GTX 760 SC? Forum GTX 550 TI SuperClocked or XFX HD 6870? Forum How much better is the Radeon 6870 than the GTX 550Ti? Forum HIS IceQ Radeon 6870 1GB or EVGA Gtx 550 Ti 2GB Forum 6850 vs 6870 vs 550ti vs any other similar cards Forum 2 gtx 550ti or gtx 560ti or 6870 Forum SolvedGTX 550 Ti vs GTX 650, why does the 550 seem better than 650? Forum 460 ti vs 550 ti vs 6870 crossfire Forum Solvedfx 8350 vs i5 4570 for gtx 550 ti Forum HD 6870 vs GTX 650 TI 1GB Forum SolvedXigmatek vs Gtx 550 ti Forum 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 !