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Title: European going to buy his first ATI card tomorrow. Any suggestions?
Post by: skerit on June 10, 2011, 11:41:23 PM
There isn't a shortage of ATI cards this side of the pond yet, but I wonder what my best option is.
Prices seem a bit more expensive than the prices people in the U.S. used to pay for them.

A local store has these cards:

HD 6950 1gb Gddr5 for 226.10 (800 Mhz processor, 400 Mhz RAM DAC, 5000 Mhz memory speed)

Eah 6870 2di2s 1gd5 for 205.19 (915 Mhz processor, 400 Mhz RAM DAC, 1050 Mhz memory speed)

HD 6850 Overclocked Edition 1gb Gddr5 for 176.62 (820 Mhz, 400 Mhz RAM DAC, 4400 Mhz memory speed)

HD 6850 1gb Gddr5 Pci-e for 155.01 (775 Mhz, 400 Mhz RAM DAC, 4000 Mhz memory speed)

R5850 Twin Frozr II / Radeon Hd 5850 1gb for 198.69 (725 Mhz, 400 Mhz RAM DAC, 4000 Mhz memory speed)

So any suggestion as to what the best option is here?


Title: Re: European going to buy his first ATI card tomorrow. Any suggestions?
Post by: AndyRossy on June 10, 2011, 11:52:11 PM
Im waiting for 2 x 6950's to be delivered.  Most cards can be unlocked to effectively 6970's, and after researching, I concluded this was best bang for buck.


Title: Re: European going to buy his first ATI card tomorrow. Any suggestions?
Post by: hugolp on June 11, 2011, 12:02:14 AM
For me the best are 5870 and 5970. Best Mhash/J ratio.


Title: Re: European going to buy his first ATI card tomorrow. Any suggestions?
Post by: w0mbat on June 11, 2011, 12:08:31 AM
this one: http://geizhals.at/eu/a630270.html


Title: Re: European going to buy his first ATI card tomorrow. Any suggestions?
Post by: smoki on June 11, 2011, 12:51:54 AM
this one: http://geizhals.at/eu/a630270.html
It's mostly sold-out or on backorder, with 2+ weeks for delivery. Overclockers UK seems to have it in stock, but they don't deliver to my country :(. OP may have better luck.