Closed HD 5850 vs GTX 560 Ti Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx HD Graphics Last response: July 21, 2012 3:44 PM in Graphics & Displays Share furyotic July 21, 2012 9:18:31 AM Hi im building my first custom pc(current pentium4 is painful) and need quick advice on two gpu's that are on clearance sale today at this local pc shop. Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 TOXIC 1GB GDDR5 - refurbished+missing all accessories $65 Asus ENGTX560 Ti DirectCU II GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB - opened box+includes all accessores $130 Which one do you think I should get? should I risk buying the cheaper refurbished card and save money for a high end card later on, or should I just get the gtx 560 ti. More about : 5850 gtx 560 El Tigre a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 9:24:02 AM I think the HD 5850 may be the better buy if you are on a budget. Otherwise, the GTX 560 Ti will outperform it. Score 0 esrever a c 92 U Graphics card July 21, 2012 9:28:34 AM the 5850 is probably the better buy for those prices, its only 20% slower than the 560 ti so its probably not worth the upgrade to the 560 ti for 2x the price. Score 0 Related resources HD5850 ($160) vs GTX560Ti ($258) vs HD6950 2GB ($296) - Forum what is best for gaming HD5850, HD6870 or GTX 560 ti - Forum EVGA GTX 560 vs Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 - Forum GTX 560 Ti, HD 5770, HD 5850 - Forum AMD Radeon Sapphire HD7850 2GB vs EVGA GTX560TI 1GB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer alyoshka a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 11:17:59 AM They're both going cheap. So buy the 560Ti.... in that price it's worth more. Don't go for the refurbished card.... not a good idea , we might see you more often here with BSODs after that card. I wouldn't go for it even if it was free. Score 0 SkyWalker1726 a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 11:40:10 AM a repaired VGA is not a good idea , it might cause a lot of problems , and the 560ti performs better Score 0 panwala95 a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 11:52:58 AM that hd 5850 is a smoking deal buy it before i grab it! Score 0 Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card July 21, 2012 12:11:11 PM panwala95 said:that hd 5850 is a smoking deal buy it before i grab it! You'd buy a refurbished card that is most infamous for introducing us to the term "GSOD"? Score 0 panwala95 a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 12:26:13 PM sir most of my buddies have one since 2years couldnt buy it as i had a budget never heard of a problem from them... Score 0 Best solution Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card July 21, 2012 12:30:01 PM panwala95 said:sir most of my buddies have one since 2years couldnt buy it as i had a budget never heard of a problem from them... You mean to say you have never seen this :- http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ATI-Radeon-Gray-Screen... or any other article about the issue? Share panwala95 a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 12:31:19 PM no sir never heard of it Score 0 Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card July 21, 2012 12:32:09 PM panwala95 said:no sir never heard of it Well now you have. Score 0 furyotic July 21, 2012 3:29:34 PM Best answer selected by Furyotic. Score 0 Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card July 21, 2012 3:44:57 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGtx560ti vs hd7850 1gb Forum SolvedGtx 560ti oem vs hd 7850 Forum SolvedHIS HD 7770 Vs. MSI GTX 560ti HAWK (Both used) Forum SolvedRadeon hd 7750 vs Nvidia gtx 560ti Forum SolvedGTX 560 ti (OC) vs HD 7850 1GB Royal Queen Forum SolvedGtx 560ti488cores vs hd 7850 Forum SolvedGTX 560 TI vs HD 5870 vs HD 6950 Forum SolvedWhat is the best combination - i5 2500k + z68 MOBO + HD6850/6870/GTX560Ti vs i5 Forum SolvedAMD HD 7850 vs GTX 560 Ti Forum Solved560 GTX Ti vs HD 7850 Forum SolvedNVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560TI VS AMD RADEON HD7850 Forum AMD HD RADEON 8760 vs Evga gtx 560ti Forum SolvedRadeon HD 7770 1GB vs EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Forum SolvedGTX 560 Ti ($220) vs HD 6870 ($160) price difference worth it? Forum SolvedI3 2100 with gtx 560 ti VS i5 2500k with HD 6870 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 !