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Frank30uk2y, 6m agoFound 2 years, 6 months ago
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fishmaster 6 Likes
Meowingtons
AMD > Nvidia

Balanced Opinion > Fanboy

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got3nn#1
What about Sleeping Dogs?
Satan#2
Out of interest, how would this card compare with my 6950 2GB Twin Frozr III?
samss123hartbanned#3
got3nn
What about Sleeping Dogs?

It would ravage it. Easily.
Meowingtons#4
AMD > Nvidia
Bomster#5
Awesome card for the money. I would buy this over a 560 Ti.

I've heard that this actual card is a bit on the noisy side, but if that doesn't bother you then it's great.
fishmaster 6 Likes #6
Meowingtons
AMD > Nvidia

Balanced Opinion > Fanboy
spaceinvader 2 Likes #7
I'm a fanboy of whoever can sell me the best bang for buck GFX card.
GiggleStool#8
This card out performs NVIDIA cards in this price range.
Its a good card for the price and will play most modern games no problems.

Its abit noisy but turn up your speakers while gaming and youl be okay ;)
kharma45#9
Bomster
Awesome card for the money. I would buy this over a 560 Ti.

I've heard that this actual card is a bit on the noisy side, but if that doesn't bother you then it's great.

Got one myself and unless you push it hard it's very quiet.
centurion 3 Likes #10
The packaging says 27db on full load. so that is between a silent theatre and a whisper.


194 -Theoretical limit for a sound wave at 1 atmosphere environmental pressure; pressure waves with a greater intensity behave as shock waves.
180 -Krakatoa volcano explosion at 1 mile in air [1]
160 -M1 Garand being fired at 1 meter (3 ft)
150 -Jet engine at 30 m (100 ft)
140 -Low Caliber Rifle being fired at 1m (3 ft); the engine of a Formula One car at 1 meter (3 ft)
130 -Threshold of pain; civil defense siren at 100 ft (30 m)
120 -Train horn at 1 m (3 ft). Perforation of eardrums.
110 -Football stadium during kickoff at 50 yard line; chainsaw at 1 m (3 ft)
100 -Jackhammer at 2 m (7 ft); inside discothèque
90 -Loud factory, heavy truck at 1 m (3 ft)
80 -Vacuum cleaner at 1 m (3 ft), curbside of busy street, PLVI of City
70 -Busy traffic at 5 m (16 ft)
60 -Office or restaurant inside
50 -Quiet restaurant inside
40 -Residential area at night
30 -Theatre, no talking
20 -Whispering
10 -Human breathing at 3 m (10 ft)
0 -Threshold of human hearing (with healthy ears); sound of a mosquito flying 3 m (10 ft) away
Squall5005#11
I bought this back in May for £190. It's a great deal for this price. I've had no trouble running, Mass Effect 3, Skyrim, L4D2, Battlefield 3 and Saints Row 3 on max settings with excellent frame rates.

It's also got a Windows Experience rating of 7.8 out of 7.9 for Gaming Graphics if that means anything to anyone =P

Mine idles around 30c and has gotten upto about 70c. It's pretty damn quiet too.
ValueForMoney#12
samss123hart
got3nn
What about Sleeping Dogs?

It would ravage it. Easily.

He means does it come free with it as it did with previous offers which makes it cheaper if you sell it on.
centurion#13
Squall5005
It's also got a Windows Experience rating of 7.8 out of 7.9 for Gaming Graphics if that means anything to anyone =P

Mine idles around 30c and has gotten upto about 70c. It's pretty damn quiet too.

My HD 4890 rates at 7.4 in windows experience. I think they need to set that bar higher for future tech
kharma45#14
centurion
Squall5005
It's also got a Windows Experience rating of 7.8 out of 7.9 for Gaming Graphics if that means anything to anyone =P

Mine idles around 30c and has gotten upto about 70c. It's pretty damn quiet too.

My HD 4890 rates at 7.4 in windows experience. I think they need to set that bar higher for future tech

Yeah the WE benchmark means **** all tbh.
Squall5005#15
Like i said. "If it means anything to anyone"
MoobearHD 1 Like #16
The MSI Power Edition 7850 is £155 on Scan, better cooler etc. and that comes with Sleeping Dogs.
mergleb#17
MoobearHD
The MSI Power Edition 7850 is £155 on Scan, better cooler etc. and that comes with Sleeping Dogs.

So this is the same card but £4 cheaper yes?
MoobearHD#18
mergleb
MoobearHD
The MSI Power Edition 7850 is £155 on Scan, better cooler etc. and that comes with Sleeping Dogs.

So this is the same card but £4 cheaper yes?
A better card, generally the Power Editions are more expensive, triple voltage, different PWM etc, basically just means it'll overclock better/more stable.

Plus it looks way more awesome than the twin frozr III :)


Edited By: MoobearHD on Sep 16, 2012 21:04
Frank30uk#19
The MSI Power Edition 7850 is £155 on Scan, better cooler etc. and that comes with Sleeping Dogs.

Well spotted MoobearHD! The Power Edition has a faster GPU clock speed and idd has better cooler..etc.
What I don`t understand is why the twin frozr is £171 on Scan ???

Also for those of you that are confused between the different MSI 7850 cards. Look here

EDIT - I think Scan have messed up guys. I think the Twin Frozr should have been £155 & the Power Edition £171....

Edited By: Frank30uk on Sep 16, 2012 21:11
kw905#20
Overclockers UK have the HIS HD 7850 2GB Version for £149.99 here: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-052-HS

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