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Old 12-16-2009, 04:18 AM   #1
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Default Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-X

Of all the current mid-range graphics cards on the market, the Radeon HD 5770 from AMD has proven to be one of the best. For its price, it offers great performance, and has other perks such as DirectX 11 and Eyefinity support. With its Vapor-X model, Sapphire has improved the card in numerous ways, including power consumption and temperatures.

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Old 12-16-2009, 08:44 AM   #2
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oh man this card is so beautiful!!

even my 9600GT looks really good. some times i wish i could just get my 9600GT out and give it a hug! (does that make me a sad person?!)
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Old 12-16-2009, 08:48 AM   #3
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... i wish i could just get my 9600GT out and give it a hug! (does that make me a sad person?!)
LOL Yes!
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Old 12-16-2009, 07:06 PM   #5
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This card is really good.bang for the buck
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just checked our local store. XFX HD5850 Black Edition, Rs. 36000 ($429!!!!)

well, they always charge more for new stuff, rip us off they do!
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$429 for an HD 5850? Ugh, the HD 5870's on these shores are less than that (you know, given you can find them in stock).
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$429 for an HD 5850? Ugh, the HD 5870's on these shores are less than that (you know, given you can find them in stock).
speaking of shores,lol!
i am soo hoping to get my credits transferred to UK! if i complete my BSc there than i'll definitely go to Canada for Masters!
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Sooooo ... in comparison to the XFX Radeon 5770 Crossfire EX ... yadda ... reviewed a couple of weeks ago, there is a $15 difference (at 'egg)?
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Sooooo ... in comparison to the XFX Radeon 5770 Crossfire EX ... yadda ... reviewed a couple of weeks ago, there is a $15 difference (at 'egg)?
I wouldn't get this if you just need to toss it in as an extra... you might as well make them both the same. That said, you could add this if you wanted to.
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Default as a GPGPU ...

In the obvious place, I find comparison between video cards & CPUs ... SiSoftware

I had no idea that there is such a number crunching gap between GPGPUs & CPUs
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I had no idea that there is such a number crunching gap between GPGPUs & CPUs
Yes, when used properly, GPUs are incredibly fast. There's a reason that the GPU client for Folding@home is far, far, far faster than the CPU client.
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Hi Rob:

Would I be better off using a Sapphire HD5850 Toxic 1Gb or two Sapphire HD5770 1Gb's on a Gigabyte P55A-UD3P board? Computer hosting either configuration will be used for presentation in a large auditorium (1920x1080 Primary monitor) and LCD Projector (1024x768).

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Sorry for the late response, Senor.

If you wanted the best performance possible, I'd go for a CrossFireX configuration of two HD 5770's for sure. You might want to check out an article we wrote a few months ago where we benchmarked the same configuration, and we found that it performed just as well, if not a tad better than an HD 5870. That's impressive.

http://techgage.com/article/ati_rade...x_performance/
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Old Vapor-X = voltage increases.
New Vapor-X =

I should have gone with the Asus CuCore!
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