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Old 07-18-11, 01:12 AM   #12
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Default Re: Best 200$ graphics card?

Originally Posted by Roadhog View Post
True, 6850 is another great option. I was just going for the fastest I could fit in his budget.
Oh I just realized that is what you linked. Good choice either way. Reason I give the 6850 the edge though is because their performance with each other is roughly identical, the 6870 only *slightly* winning. That, and the 6850 requires much less power, so it would be less of a burden on the PSU.

Plus if you're like me, you like your PC producing the least heat possible (keep in mind the difference between that, and keeping your PC cool - two separate things) and it wins in that department as well.
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