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Upgade From 5850 to 7770?Worth it?

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October 29, 2012 5:34:28 AM

Yo guys hello,
At the moment i am having xfx 5850,i`ve god some more money to spend so these days i`ve beeing watching 7770 review`s.I saw it overclocks very well,and most times beats 5850 at 1280x1024 resolution.Its a lot quiet than a 5850 and uses less power.What do u thing?I am going go fell a lot of differences if i upgrade?

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a c 109 U Graphics card
October 29, 2012 6:21:52 AM

I wouldn't do it.

At such a low resolution, the 5850 should be perfectly fine.
a b U Graphics card
October 29, 2012 6:38:56 AM

The 7770 is a downgrade in most things, maybe everything. So I wouldn't.
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a c 145 U Graphics card
October 29, 2012 11:05:38 AM

^ +1

7770 are more like 6850 or 460. and don't look at overclock performance as a base to determine which card are faster because OC was never a guarantee thing.
a c 141 U Graphics card
October 29, 2012 5:31:37 PM

Unless you really want lower power consumption, don't bother. The 7770 is actually a downgrade from a 5850. You might be able to get the 7770 to be a little faster than your 5850, but only if you can achieve a good overclock, which isn't guaranteed.

If you really want an upgrade, you should be looking at a 7870 at minimum. Even then, it likely won't make a real difference over your 5850 at your resolution, the 7870 is really meant for 1080p gaming.
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