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

Lars Sahlmann lanisa at gmx.de
Mon Jun 14 02:20:26 EDT 2010

Am 14.06.2010 05:11, schrieb bert:
> 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?
> Bert
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Hi Bert,

the difference is roughly 20 - 25%.
An ATI 5850 should do 30K WUs an ATI 5870 38K WUs. You can lower the 
lower the ram clock to get some lower temp without any impact.

I ran fine with 10.4 drivers.

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