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HD 7770 or 6850?

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So, finally my mom has accepted my request for a new graphics card under 145$, so currently in my budget i have two options..7750 or hd 6850, i read in a website they say 22nm is 3x times faster than 40nm cards but benchmarks don't really prove that.

Which one would u recommend?
 
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id recommend a HD6870 over both those cards, rebates are plenty these days and the card is easily better that 7750/6850 AND 7770.
 
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So, finally my mom has accepted my request for a new graphics card under 145$, so currently in my budget i have two options..7750 or hd 6850, i read in a website they say 22nm is 3x times faster than 40nm cards but benchmarks don't really prove that.

Which one would u recommend?
In the title you have the 7770 but in the thread you have 7750.

Either way I'd go with the 6850. It has the same speed as the 7770 for cheaper and is much more powerful than the 7750.

I'd go with this. $119.99 after rebate

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if you care about power consumption or you may get another one to CF, then 7770
else, 6850 or even 6870 as long as it's in buget.
 
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The power consumption is already low on the 6850 / 6870 that it is a bit of a moot point - go with the best performance/$.
 
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The 22nm is NOT 3x times faster than 40nm actually its 28nm the 7000 series is faster then the 6000 series but like the 5870 was faster then the 6870. It just a change in the scale. The 28nm are more efficient

I have seen 6870 on sale after rebate for $140 ...... go hang out at Newegg
 
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i can't buy from newegg as i don't have a credit card, although i can do netbanking. Is that possible?
and What is Rebate (sorry for being a noob here)?
 

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The 22nm is NOT 3x times faster than 40nm actually its 28nm the 7000 series is faster then the 6000 series but like the 5870 was faster then the 6870. It just a change in the scale. The 28nm are more efficient

I have seen 6870 on sale after rebate for $140 ...... go hang out at Newegg
Newegg wont ship to Outside of US so He is Shit outta luck.
 
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O sorry I didnt even check. They don't have rebates in India?
 

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I honestly feel that Vendor should message btarunr due to the geographical location they reside in, he would have better info on how trade goes on in india
 
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The power consumption is already low on the 6850 / 6870 that it is a bit of a moot point - go with the best performance/$.
+1 6850 barely exceeds 100w. and one six pin like 7770.

O sorry I didnt even check. They don't have rebates in India?
They typically don't have rebates outside US and many other things.:(

I honestly feel that Vendor should message btarunr due to the geographical location they reside in, he would have better info on how trade goes on in india
Good ideea.
 
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I honestly feel that Vendor should message btarunr due to the geographical location they reside in, he would have better info on how trade goes on in india
I PMed him, let's see whether he replies or not.
 
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so i've finally ordered an msi r6850 cyclone which is factory overclocked and i was fairly impressions the positive reviews about it too, it's a bit expensive here... would cost me around around 170-175$ (Rs 9.7K) but i am considerably happy that my i could probably almost any game in full hd resolution and it was also not easy for me to make my mom agreeing to pay so much for that card.
 
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so i've finally ordered an msi r6850 cyclone which is factory overclocked and i was fairly impressions the positive reviews about it too, it's a bit expensive here... would cost me around around 170-175$ (Rs 9.7K) but i am considerably happy that my i could probably almost any game in full hd resolution and it was also not easy for me to make my mom agreeing to pay so much for that card.
The cyclone power edition is a decent card, and overclocks well, although it will probably get a bit loud. You can overclock to stock 6870 performance.