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Ruben Orozco Jun 06, 2011, 07:05pm EDT Report Abuse
I want to upgrade to a 6000 series around $150.
I am looking at this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102912

This 5750 is OC 825 mhz 1300 mhz which 6850 has 820 mhz 1100 mhz
By me buying the 6850 I would be seeing not much in performance?
I want a GPU that I can have a constant 60fps in SC2 during big battles. I can achieve this with the 5750 but it drops by half when lots of action is happening.
I'm suprise this still goes for $135 at Newegg.


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Supreet Virdi Jun 06, 2011, 07:30pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
Won't be a smart upgrade. Which CPU do you have, please mention your computer specifications.

G. G. Jun 06, 2011, 07:32pm EDT Report Abuse
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Ruben,


If you are looking to get the 6850 as an upgrade... do it... it will smoke your 5750.

reason... 6850 run on a 256bit bus... vs 128bit bus for the 5750. That means it will do alot more work. Your card (5750) even though it is OC'd to speeds of the 6850... it cant process as much data as the 6850 going the same speed having double the capacity..

6850 has a bigger pipe to do more data...


bottom line, 6850 > 5750


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G. G. Jun 06, 2011, 09:19pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
Ruben,

to add on my previous post.... these are also the reason why the 6850 will smoke a 5750...

6850
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2010/10/22/ati-radeo...0-review/2

Stream Processor = 980
Texture Units = 48
ROPs = 32
Memory Bandwidth = 128GB/sec


5750
http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/AMD-Radeon-HD-5770...d-DX11-all

Stream Processor = 720
Texture Units = 36
ROPs = 16
Memory Bandwidth = 73.6GB/sec


No matter how much you OC the 5750.... you are NOT going to get the same performance as a 6850 and especially at higher resolution

OK... need more babbling proof ??? Take this for a spin.......

At stock speeds...... the slightly bigger brother 5770 is faster than a 5750... the 5770 is clocked faster and has a little more stuff along with it.. Agree? good..

moving on.... Your OC'd 5750 is up there near the clock speed of a 5770, but... still down in the "stuff" when compared hardware wise to its bigger bother.. So your OC'd speed is very near a stock 5770.

NOW....Take a look at the game benchmarks in the 6850 link that i provided.... in every case, the 6850 beats/stomps the 5770.

So your OC'd 5750 has to work it's ass off to even come near a stock 5770, let alone what it has to do to even see the light of a 6850...

By the way.... to add further why you should upgrade to a 6850.... as a possible bonus.... you can be one of the many folks out there that have successfully "flashed" the card to a 6870 giving additional performance of its bigger brother.....


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G. G. Jun 06, 2011, 09:26pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
Now...... to spin on Sup's CPU question.....

Depending on the performance of you CPU, your mileage will vary... Obviously the faster cpu you have will allow your gpu to perform its fullest.

But in either case wether its the cpu or gpu.... you will get the most noticable performance increase by upgrading to a faster gpu...

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Supreet Virdi Jun 07, 2011, 09:30am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
I said it would not be "smart" upgrade. Don't know if the dude is using X2 5200+ or older versions of Core Duo than it might not be a good upgrade, that's why I asked for full computer specifications. And believe me G.G. I have learned each and ever Radeon ;)

Michael C Jun 07, 2011, 09:43am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
Looks like a 5750 isn't much better than a 4850. Therefore the 6850 would eat it alive.

G. G. Jun 07, 2011, 11:10am EDT Report Abuse
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Supreet Virdi said:
I said it would not be "smart" upgrade. Don't know if the dude is using X2 5200+ or older versions of Core Duo than it might not be a good upgrade, that's why I asked for full computer specifications. And believe me G.G. I have learned each and ever Radeon ;)



Doesnt matter what cpu he has... the 6850 will still, as Michael said "eat it alive".

getting a faster cpu might make his current card, OC'd 5750 go a little faster... getting a faster gpu will give better performance especially at higher res.

Faster gpu is always the choice over cpu.... getting a faster cpu will always complement that FASTER gpu... ;) back at ya.

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Supreet Virdi Jun 07, 2011, 01:01pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
Let him atleast post his full computer specification friends. I know "eat it alive" thingy OK! ;)

Michael C Jun 07, 2011, 02:22pm EDT Report Abuse
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What G.G. said, this is why I bought a 2500K, which I will be installing tonight!

Ruben Orozco Jun 07, 2011, 02:43pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
G.G thanks for you're input. I am no computer genius compare to you fellas, I always thought it came down to only the GPU mhz and memory.
As for my CPU I have AMD Phenom II BE 555 - unlocked to Phenom x4 B55 @ 3.5 ghz
CORSAIR XMS2 8GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel
with a 500W PSU.
The bottom line is will the new 6000 series give me the 60fps I want during big battles? I want smooth playing with awsome graphics. There are so many video cards to choose from which one do you recommend? This build was solely taken from people's recommendations so any video card you guys pick out I will get it. I decided to spend no more than $200 so im leaning towards the HD6870 as long my PSU can handle and if the dimensions are close to my HD5750.

Supreet Virdi Jun 07, 2011, 02:47pm EDT Report Abuse
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Nice Computer specifications! Go for either 6850 or 6870, I'd say go for MSI 6850 OC version, recently I assembled it in one of my client's computer, it is a very good card. Complete value for money! :)

G. G. Jun 07, 2011, 06:49pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
Ruben,

As mentioned.... the 6850 is a great card and will do you good as an upgrade especially coming from a 5750. BUT.... if you are able to stretch the budget a bit more.... definately go for the 6870. I always say to folks, is get as much as you can afford and stretch it some. You dont want to walk away wishing you had gotten a little bit more.

Now in regards to your current 500W psu. The 6850 will most likely be fine with it..... but the 6870 might/may need you to bump that up a bit to one say 700~800W depending on brand/quality. Personally I would go for a 6870 and a new 750W psu and call it a day... Then you wont have to worry about having to upgrade your gpu or psu for a good while..


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Supreet Virdi Jun 07, 2011, 07:05pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
6850 OC is sufficient I think. I've used this card on my PC too, nice one, no need for 6870.

G. G. Jun 07, 2011, 08:51pm EDT Report Abuse
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well....

you can get an OC'd product of the lower to be on the just sufficient side of the line....

or


you can get the next card up (non OC'd) and know that it will do the job with the bonus of being able to OC it in future. You'll have more headroom over the maxed out lower card.


your choice.



But in either case... a 6850 is a well worth upgrade with the 6870 being that much better.. Its up to you on how much you want to spend. More performance... higher the price... that's just the way it is...


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jen mendoza Jun 15, 2011, 08:43am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: HD5750 diamond upgrade
I'd rather go for the recertified gtx 470 on newegg


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681413061...-_-Product


performance and price wise...



 

    
 
 

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