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Hardware Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 1GB Vapor-X Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 1 Dec 2009.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    gavomatic57 New Member

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    I take it they haven't got a 5870 folding yet then?
     
  3. SchizoFrog

    SchizoFrog New Member

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    From the scores I would guess that 2x 5770 in crossfire would be around the same performance or even beat it and still save you the best part of £100.

    But as I tnd to upgrade my GPU only every couple of years or even longer, I think I would still wait an extra few months to see what nVidia brings to the party.
     
  4. Xir

    Xir Well-Known Member

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    Good to see at least one boardpartner offers alternate, quieter (and superior) cooling.
    Well worth getting (if you get the one that's only 11pounds more)

    2x5770...yeah maybe, but a single core setup will work for you in every game, while crossfire (or SLI really) is selective.
     
  5. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    Love the look of that cooler, if i wasn't afraid of ATi cards i'd consider buying one of these.
     
  6. mi1ez

    mi1ez Active Member

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    Where's the Sapphire on the WaW graphs?!
     
  7. SchizoFrog

    SchizoFrog New Member

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    I totally agree... I find it beyond reason to spend anything over £150 on a GPU as games just don't need it at 16x10, which is the native res of my 22" and a single decent GPU would most likely be the way I would go.
     
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    Amazing price for these, that shop just happens to be up the road from me also!
     
  9. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    whoops - fixed!
     
  10. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    If only the cards actually existed. The fastest GPU one can buy right now off the shelf is something like 5750... Sigh.
     
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    I have a request. Is it possible to make some benchmarks on a AMD configuration. Not everyone can afford a top of the line Intel I7 rig see. It would be nice for the middle man among us to see how it hold up on this.
     
  12. law99

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    You're scared of ATi cards? I here they only dangerous when backed into a corner.
     
  13. law99

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    Hear... Sorry everyone. It's not here, it's hear. Move along... Nothing to see here.
     
  14. dec

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    that is if you can hear this one coming. ATI should have their backs against the wall more often.

    does nvidia need some viagara to get their fermi's out? i dont wanna pay $400 for a 5870 =D=
     
  15. smc8788

    smc8788 ...at least I have chicken

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    I lol'd.

    In fact, I may have to sig that :D
     
  16. dolphin-promotions

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    You can get 5770s still.
     
  17. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    The fastest is the GTX285 and GTX275 that's still in stock.
     
  18. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Is the PCB still reference layout, or have they changed that too?
     
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  20. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Sounds good. It seems these are the only ones that come in stock before disappearing again, so I might grab it when it appears next.
     
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