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Upgrade From My 4890 To 6870? Help

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by TricksterMatt, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. TricksterMatt

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    Hey guys, I have just noticed that the 6870 is released and they are going for really good prices and are nearly on par with an 5870. I was wandering if I would see a big jump in performance increase from my curretn 4890? And will my PSU be able to handle it and would it be any quieter or cooler?
     
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    With your current res, newer games will give you a bump in performance. Older games, give it a bump in AA.
     
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    It will definately give you a performance bump, and it uses less power than your 4890. If you have the cash i say go for it. You will not be dissapointed.
     
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    There is nothing wrong with your current card but a 6870 is a good size jump in performance.
     
  6. TricksterMatt

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    Edit: I had extra money to spend so I went with a 5870 vapor-x instead :p won't need to upgrade for a long time now thanks guys!
     
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