Originally Posted by Shamrock
7850 is same chip as 7870. Both can't OC past 1050 (unless, you use Asus GPU tweak). When both OC to max, the 7850 is 3-5% behind. It's why I want the 7850. $229?
7870 has 240 more Stream Processors as well. Granted, I'm not sure how big of a deal that'll make. Could mean a decent lead as drivers mature or not. Regardless, whenever I get a new video card I want it to actually feel like I'm upgrading.
But I do agree, 7850 @ $229 is a great deal.