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Old 08-05-2014, 02:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, so I have my 5870 since it came out and now I have a feeling of upgrading my GPU but I don't want to break the bank. What's the best but cheapest upgrade from 5870 these days?

Budget: £150

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Old 08-05-2014, 04:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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270x.

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Old 08-08-2014, 04:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hello, so I have my 5870 since it came out and now I have a feeling of upgrading my GPU but I don't want to break the bank. What's the best but cheapest upgrade from 5870 these days?

Budget: £150

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Make sure your current psu is enough to support it and your computer hardware setup.
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The 270x walks all over the 750ti man.
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The 270x walks all over the 750ti man.
Nice to hear, let him decide on what he wants. :/
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get a 270, non x if you want to save some money. They are the same card, you just need to overclock it and you will have a 270x
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I actually haven't used it in months. Don't really use any chatty program anymore besides when people message me on Steam.
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What's the difference between that and this: SAPPHIRE 100366-2L Radeon R7 260X 2GB 128-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support Video Card - Newegg.com
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The 270x has more shader cores and a higher memory bus at 256bit.
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