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Is it worth buying a R9 290X If I have a HD 5850??

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User Info: IloveslimesOMG

IloveslimesOMG
3 years ago#1
I can play bioshock infinity with max setting at like 35 fps and my card is like 4 years old lol.
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User Info: OldSorrow

OldSorrow
3 years ago#2
yea it'll xboned a 5850. Whats your cpu though
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User Info: DerPancake

DerPancake
3 years ago#3
eww 35 fps, yes you need the 290X.
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IloveslimesOMG
3 years ago#4
i5 2320k >_____>
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User Info: MasterDonGero

MasterDonGero
3 years ago#5
Are you happy with your performance?

If yes, then it's not worth it.

If no, it might be worth it.

I feel like this is common f***ing sense.
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IloveslimesOMG
3 years ago#6
MasterDonGero posted...
Are you happy with your performance?

If yes, then it's not worth it.

If no, it might be worth it.

I feel like this is common f***ing sense.


I don't know if my perfomance is going to maintain that level... GTA 5 and battlefield 4 are coming, I want to know if I'm gonna have to lower my res :(.
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User Info: Requiem

Requiem
3 years ago#7
Yes, in most likelihood.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html

Rough guesstimate on your card. I think BF4 has 660/7870 as recommended cards. 5850 is a bit below that.

Still, the upgrade doesn't have to be 290x (obviously).
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User Info: JonWood007

JonWood007
3 years ago#8
Seeing how it's gonna be as powerful as 3 5850s, yes.
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