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Old 04-18-10, 08:46 AM   #12
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Default Re: Ordering a new card tomorrow...

Absolutely no point in going with a 470. The 5850 is ridiculously underclocked from the start and you can easily bump the clocks up to 850/1200 without having to increase the voltage or fan speed. At that speed it performs within a 0-5% margin of a 5870 while drawing less power, being quieter and performing better than a GTX 470. Not to mention it's cheaper too.
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