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Should I upgrade my ati 5770 crossfire?

Hello, I'm not sure whether or not I should upgrade my graphic cards. I currently have dual ati 5770 running on crossfire, yet I have a lot of driver problems, usually resulting in crashes. I also have a 850 Watt power supply (one from dell). I'm not sure whether or not I should upgrade my gpu. Any options? Should I wait another year? I currently do not have a budget problem.
I just wish for a card that can do very well when it comes to gaming.
I have an Alienware. Specs are:
intel i7 930x OC to 3.5 ghz
12 gb ddr3 hyperx
dual ati 5770s
1920x1080 monitor
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  1. If you want to upgrade then I would recommend buying one good GPU instead of running SLI/Crossfire. That would avoid most problems. You said you do not have a budget problem but how much can you spend?
  2. Best answer
    5770's are roughly of the performance of a 570. So there really is no point of upgrading, though you should try the newer beta drivers.
  3. GTX670, HD7970, GTX680 all great choices. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_670/28.html
    HD5770 x2 is in performance around HD5870 GTX560Ti
  4. amuffin said:
    5770's are roughly of the performance of a 570. So there really is no point of upgrading, though you should try the newer beta drivers.


    Thanks. I'll update my drivers to the 12.6 and probably wait another year. I might just build a computer next year.
  5. henrykimchee said:
    Thanks. I'll update my drivers to the 12.6 and probably wait another year. I might just build a computer next year.

    You really shoudn't be upgrading until another year, until skylake. The i7-930 is still a great cpu, and implus Alienware dell bios lets you OC!
  6. you really should upgrade. the benefits of running a single card that's as powerful as your crossfire setup is huge. no microstutter. go single card, and experience the smoothness you've been missing out on.
  7. Anonymous said:
    you really should upgrade. the benefits of running a single card that's as powerful as your crossfire setup is huge. no microstutter. go single card, and experience the smoothness you've been missing out on.


    I don't believe I will be upgrading because of the benefits i dont have right now and the better software/hardware that would be released in a year. I.e. the ati 8000 series and the fact that my motherboard does not support pci express 3.0, or even usb 3.0. The Beta drivers fixed my crashing issue :D .
  8. Best answer selected by henrykimchee.
  9. Anonymous said:
    you really should upgrade. the benefits of running a single card that's as powerful as your crossfire setup is huge. no microstutter. go single card, and experience the smoothness you've been missing out on.

    He doesn't have to. :pfff:
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