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Gtx 470/ ati 5850

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Jaydip

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Thanx for pointing that out.:).Actually i have recently bought an ac which i think will serve the purpose.I also have an APC 1000 VA ups so i think i am kind of protected from power surges and outages.After market coolers will be a bit of headache to find here.I will try to grab one sure.Can u suggest a good after market cooler within a moderate price range?
 

bryanW1995

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gotcha. well, the good news is the 5850 won't cost nearly as much to operate os a 4870 OR an AC unit!
 

busydude

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Good for you!!. Which city do you live in?

If you are interested in liquid cooling go for the Corsair H50.
Air = Noctua NH-D14.

These are the best I have seen in India. Cream of the crop. Price of around 4500\-
 

Jaydip

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I am currently at kolkata.I think i will look for those coolers before buying 5850.Also if r u currently in India can u say what is current price of xfx 5850 in your place?.Here it costs around 17,800 INR.
 

busydude

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If that price is including tax,VAT, etc. then that's reasonable. You can always try negotiating or compare different stores.

I might sound like a broken record but only buy if you trust the vendor and never buy an open box,ever.
 

ScorcherDarkly

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If you are interested in liquid cooling go for the Corsair H50.
Air = Noctua NH-D14.

These are the best I have seen in India. Cream of the crop. Price of around 4500\-
The only problem with these coolers are that they're for a CPU and not a GPU, which is what he was asking about. The easiest non-reference cooling solution would be to buy a Vapor-X model from Sapphire, though I'm not positive they make one for the 5850.

I have a 5850 on a 750TX, have had zero problems with it.
 

busydude

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Thanks Scorcher for clearing things up. 5850 does have a Vapor-X version but I am not sure reg the availability here in India.

XFX has a custom version too. Jaydip has too do some searching.

AT main site has a new look BTW :D.
 

crazyboy

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i am using ati 5850 i dont have any issue with drivers in any game its gud gaming card run any game at ultra high graphics...............:awe:
 

crazyboy

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hey budyyy i am using 5850 its gud card no doubt abt it........................and i dont have any problem regarding drivers....
 

Dadofamunky

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Lots of good advice. The 5850 looks like a no-brainer with its superior power consumption. Can't believe NVidia would release such a power-eater. These days, that kinda thing is starting to lose its validity, performance or not. NVidia has some work to do.
 

Madcatatlas

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your first post ever on anandtech forums:

i am using ati 5850 i dont have any issue with drivers in any game its gud gaming card run any game at ultra high graphics...............:awe:
your second post ever on anandtech forums:

hey budyyy i am using 5850 its gud card no doubt abt it........................and i dont have any problem regarding drivers....


what kind of troll are you?
 

SlowSpyder

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Matrices

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With the burgeoning middle class there, I'd think air conditions would be commonplace for people who can already afford to buy high-end video cards.
 

Tempered81

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Thanx,so a 5850 it is.Has anyone here encountered any problems with 5850 and win 7?.One of my friends is having a lot of issues lately like system freezing,big mouse cursor.
Ati drivers did have the big mouse cursor problem a while back, solved with new driver sets or vga bioses...

Both camps have problems though, Nv released a driver that stopped the fan from spinning and destroyed cards from overheating. Got ups and downs with either... It's like ford/chevy
 

Jaydip

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Thank you all guys.I actually ordered a XFX 5870:D.I will get it soon at my place.
 

Ares202

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i live in India and at summers it becomes very hot indeed(room temp reaching 36-38 degree).
I dont know how people can handle that 24/7. i visited florida last year and it was like that temp for the whole time i was there, leaving me either in the pool or sweating profusely

Yeh i live in England, 25C is considered a hot day
 
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Jaydip

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I dont know how people can handle that 24/7. i visited florida last year and it was like that temp for the whole time i was there, leaving me either in the pool or sweating profusely

Yeh i live in England, 25C is considered a hot day
We have become immune to it :D
 

evolucion8

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hehe, here today where I live, the temperature is around 90F and feels so humid, I feel like I'm in a hot summer in Vietnam, Crysis Style, but not in a Korean Island.
 

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