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ATI HD5XXX Series Discussion

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by TheMailMan78, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. kylzer

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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    are we still talking about the 5870? :D
     
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    get a bigger case :p
    Mine can fit a 16" video card no problem ;) :toast:
     
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  4. human_error

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    I see what you did there :wtf::toast:

    and yes we are still talking 5870 :p
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    That lovely card would fit in my case with room to spare :)

    Nice benches,it should be faster than a gtx295 by the looks of it.
     
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    Joking aside I want one ......... badly.
     
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    W1zzard, what cards do you have to review? im eager to see the 5850 1gb reviewed since its in my price range :)
     
  8. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    i have the same card that everyone else has afaik
     
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    1 HD5850 = a little faster than the GTX285 in that bench
     
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    What does afaik mean?
     
  11. KainXS

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    when is your review coming wiz
     
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    as far as i know

    when the nda is up: 23th
     
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    Subscribed since these babies are going to be on the market soon :D

    I'm definitely curious about power consumption. The first things I've read look pretty positive in that aspect.
    I also wonder where the 5850 will be on the benchmark map... Before or after the GTX285?
     
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    looks good... interested to see how these cards OC. Based on that vantage score, and given that Vantage doesn't particularly love ATI even in GPU-score terms, that looks to be one monster card.
     
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    Gotta be fun to be a reviewer-under-NDA and see most of the juicy details leak out before the launch.
    ¦P
     
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    the first couple of times it feels like "wtf and i have to wait", and you think about leaking. but after doing this for a while it's just "let them have their 5 minutes of fame, we'll have a really good informative review".

    got the official press driver a few minutes ago and clicked "start" on the benchmarks :p
     
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    Why must W1zz get all the fun for himself??
    Getting all the good toys for free is unfair...
    Hope it beats that Mars review that i just read, with that money get 3x 5870 crossfire and at least 2.5x performance...
     
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    think about the number of hours i'll spend producing the review. think about the number of hours spent to come into a position that gets you pre-launch sampling from amd
     
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    Its all for good cause...
    Well after the hard work, i suppose there comes a reward...
     
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    Can I ask whether you received *just* a 5870 or also a 5850 for review purposes, or is that NDA material?
     
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    i received a single card, the same everyone else has
     
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    I would love you long time if you would add the GTA4 to this review, just a quick run..........please
     
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    I think that answered my question :D

    I'm really more interested in the upcoming 5850 since I'm not that much of a gamer, but sneak peeks have shown a consistent low power consumption and very decent performance.

    If it's anywhere near as bang-for-buck as the 4850 is, I'll definitely get one.

    Looking forward to your review, I assume it will be W1zz quality ;)
     
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    Yeah it would be good.
     

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