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XFX HD6850 vs Reference HD6870

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July 15, 2012 1:24:14 PM

Hi guys :) 

Which is the better card to go for in terms of performance, price, noise, heat ad warranty?

XFX HD6850 at £90 inc. 2 years warranty
ATI Reference HD6870 at £95 inc. 1 year warranty

Many many thanks :) 

SublimeOrange
a b U Graphics card
July 15, 2012 2:10:42 PM

SublimeOrange said:
Hi guys :) 

Which is the better card to go for in terms of performance, price, noise, heat ad warranty?

XFX HD6850 at £90 inc. 2 years warranty
ATI Reference HD6870 at £95 inc. 1 year warranty

Many many thanks :) 

SublimeOrange

That's a good price for a 6870. Most likely if they fail, they fail right near the beginning, so I tend to not worry about the longer warranty. Plus in less than 2 years, if you're like the rest of us, you'll be wanting to upgrade again (maybe hoping the card will fail :kaola:  )
a b U Graphics card
July 15, 2012 2:43:33 PM

Go for the 6870. No matter if reference.
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