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Old 07-17-2012, 08:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys just wanted your opinions on a few cards

ASus Radeon HD 6870 price at 139
And AMD radeon 7750 priced at 96

Which of the two is better value for money and what has the better performance
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The 6870, you get much higher performance for 33 more.
It's been awhile since I have looked at UK computer hardware websites, but Scan has a lower price than the video card mentioned.
MSI HD 6870 OC AMD Radeon Graphics Card - 1GB - R6870-2PM2D1GD5/OC - Scan.co.uk

Assuming that this is for gaming, and you have a quality power supply of 500 watts+ go with the 6870.
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Old 07-18-2012, 03:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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+1 to 6870.
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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No it doesn't. It's even slower than the 6850.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Also i was wondering if there is actually any difference between manufacturers?

e.g.

MSI
ASUS
Powercolor

also those two cards were just the ones i was looking at if anyone knows of any other cards just as good do let me know!

Like nvidia GTX series

Or the Radeon 6950
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6950 or 560ti would be your better bet, but more expensive.
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I've heard that the 6870 can compete with a 560 TI?
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I've heard that the 6870 can compete with a 560 TI?
Goes back and forth.
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Oh, and i forgot to mention, that
I will not be wanting to Cross fire with this, and it will only be displayed on a 24 inch monitor
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