[RC5] difference between ATI 5850 and 5870 for stream client

Steven Nikkel steven_nikkel at ertyu.org
Sun Jun 13 23:19:04 EDT 2010


There is a fairly significant different. 1600 vs 1440 processors and 850 
vs 750mhz clock. But either is a big work horse for key processing.

I'm not up to date on the driver requirements. Hopefully someone else can 
answer that.

On Sun, 13 Jun 2010, bert wrote:

> Is there much of a difference block wise between a 5850 or a 5870? how
> many blocks per day would either produce? I am considering getting
> either one as a father's day gift to myself and giving my GTX 260 to my
> eldest so he can have two GTX 260's in his machine. Also what would I
> need to install for the steam client besides the ATI video driver?

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Steven Nikkel
steven_nikkel at ertyu.org


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