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ASUS EAH5870 CrossFire

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by W1zzard, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Cybrnook

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    I dont think I can even fathom the review W1zz is going to make on the X2's in crossfire. Just imagine.......
     
  2. Imsochobo New Member

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    2x 5870X2 ..

    MMMMM!
     
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    Need final drivers to see what they realy can do imho.
     
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    great review.... :respect:
    cant wait for power + noise + temps results....
     
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    I'd wait for the 5890 :D so far great revolutionary results, but still a bad price! Have to wait til Nvidia comes out with dx 11, then its shopping spree.
     
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    All I have to say is, LOL at those that bought a Asus GTX295 Mars Edition ;)
     
  7. btarunr

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    Yup. HD 5850 CF is roughly $500, and it snacks on MARS. If you have a 2 slot mobo that supports CFX, consider HD 5850 CF over a GTX 295.
     
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  9. Imsochobo New Member

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    Wait for 5890, what says 5890 will EVER come ?

    They already got a bigger core than they planned.
    High clock speeds.
    5890 would be 32 NM perhaps :p i can see no other card that would be 5890. :p

    I would not bet on a 90 card again, it was something ati used to fight GTX275, and managed to beat them to their own game ;D by a week
     
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    Hexus has speculation on the 5890 (a few days old):

     
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    How the frick are otehr sites running GTA4 at 50 draw distance and maxxed settigns on 1GB cards? At max settigns I can't go over 40 as it just limits me, and shows 1099MB vmem use at that setting.


    Are they full of shit, or just special enough to remove texture load and other memory hogs with their minds?
     
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    thanks for the review wizzard, with the 5850's do you think at some point the disabled shaders can be re enabled like they did on the old ati 850 cards and does gputool work with the 5800 series cards yet
    thanks
     
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    Question about performance percentages.

    "To create this graph we took all performance results of the five resolutions we tested, threw them together and calculated the relative performance of each card, compared to our review sample. In a sixth graph we also combined all tests in all resolutions to calculate the total relative performance of the review sample."

    My question is: Do you work out the percentage performance of each card at each resolution for each game first and then average the percentages? Or do you add up all the FPS and divide by the number of tests?

    The reason I ask is that if the latter is so, the data will be unfairly bias towards lower resolutions and games with higher frame rates. The former would be better as it would normalise each resolution and each game before averaging.
     
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    Nice work Wizz. You must have had fun.

    I'm curious about seeing some 5850's now!
     
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    5850 CrossFire is in the graphs.
     
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    yes we normalize each test before adding them up
     
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    at last a con fig that plays CRYSIS at 60 fps :respect: a :toast: for AMD/ATI i hope Nvidia comes up with something similar or better :rockout:
     
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    Very informative review. Thanks
     
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    Don't rule such a review from TPU out. :toast:
     
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    2X 5870X2....how much money we can spend for all those cards?
    i just imagine it......
     
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    Any chance you could post these, please?
     
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    By the look of the charts,the 5850 is the card to get.It performs on par with the gtx285 and it's cheaper (U$299 vs U$339,i think).
     
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    why do these crossfire tests not compair it to crossfired 4890's ? , not one have i seen anywhere
     
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    Awesome card. I become impatient to wait for 5870x2. I'm sure that 5870x2 crossfire will be the killer of all cards
     

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