Originally Posted by Fat.Clown
start with the HD 4870 and offer to upgrade to the HD 5750 with double the memory for more monies.
I don't know that the 5750 is technically an upgrade, though I doubt a layman would.
The 4870 is above the 5750 on OCN and our GPU performance lists, I guess because of the higher stream processing units.
One of these cards is going to to into a new rig, 2500k or 3570K depending on when I get the money for it, until I can afford a newer card.
I'm leaning toward keeping the 5750 since its served me well so far, and apparently the 4870 runs quite a bit hotter.
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