5830 or 2x5750 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-04-2010, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: In a House....
Posts: 59
Default 5830 or 2x5750

hi everyone,

I have a question for my new build? should i put in a single 5830 or crossfire'd 5750's??

PurpleGorilla is offline  
Old 07-04-2010, 03:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
Master Techie
Sean W.'s Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Claremont CA.
Posts: 2,095
Default Re: 5830 or 2x5750

if you had to choose i would go with a 5830, but honestly, save for a couple more weeks and get a 5850...

Modded Raidmax Hyperion Case
MSI Z97M Gaming
16gigs Corsair Vengeance 1866mhz
SLI GTX 980s
Samsung 830 Series 128gig SSD
EVGA G2 850W power supply
2x Alphacool ST30 240mm, 1x Alphacool ST30 120mm, swiftech Micro res, Enzotech Rev A. CPU water block, Full Coverage EKWB GPU blocks, modded Vari MCP655 pump
LG 34UM95 21:9 Ultrawide 3440x1440 monitor
Sean W. is offline  
Old 07-04-2010, 04:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Illinois, USA
Posts: 2,363
Default Re: 5830 or 2x5750

It's usually better to go with a single card as that is the most supported setup. I'd get the 5830 but I would really recommend a 5850 or even 5870. The 5830 will be enough to play most games on a single monitor setup at high settings, if you have a high resolution monitor (above 1080p) you may want to go with the 5850. I'm running 3 1920x1080 monitors on my 5870 and it works fine in everything but Crysis, so if you only plan on single monitor gaming the 5870 is probably overkill unless you want to max out Crysis.

CalcProgrammer1 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MSI 5830 frozr II or Sapphire 5850? Jarkovskii New Systems | Building and Buying 12 06-25-2010 10:12 AM
AMD's ATI Radeon HD 5830 Eval Osiris New Technology and Products 2 02-25-2010 11:30 PM
Radeon HD 5830 Reviews Muffin Man New Technology and Products 0 02-25-2010 07:28 AM
News on HD 5830 Muffin Man New Technology and Products 0 02-24-2010 09:15 AM
Upcoming HD 5830 and HD 5890 Muffin Man New Technology and Products 20 01-21-2010 09:44 PM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:14 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.