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Msi-r6850-cyclone-1gd5.33309641
9.1 out of 10

MSI R6850 CYCLONE 1GD5

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Reviews and Problems with MSI R6850 CYCLONE 1GD5

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Overall 10
10

Very Nice and Cheap

Adrian Velez Salas, Amazon
20 June 2013
  • Summary: Okay, box is biiig, like a PS3 Slim box lol.. the card is hughe compared to my old radeon 6670, the improvement i can even notice the improvement when windows starts takes like 15 sec now D: ..!! took the old card, placed the new one real quick even its big it can be plugged easily, box has dvi to vga converter, SLI band, and a 1x6 converter cable too, so! after putting everything on the board turned it on. it installed the software by itself o.O wth..?
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Overall 10
10

Exactly what I needed.

Jerry, Amazon
18 June 2013
  • Summary: I bought this mainly for bitcoin mining. Using bitminter's java client, I get about 220 mh/s with stock clocks. Easily overclockable with MSI's suite, stable until about 1020 MHz, as opposed to the stock 925 MHz. Overclocking/underclocking memory doesn't seem to have an effect on stability. Also, plays skyrim at ultra everything plus gfx enhancement mods at full framerate. Definitely worth the $150~ I paid. I would recommend this card to any budget gamer.
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Overall 10
10

Great performance for the money!

one-pmw, Ebay
3 March 2013
  • Summary: Not much to report - bought this graphic card to crossfire with the same card I already had for some time. Card worked fine and crossfire made a real difference. Even though this card is not the latest performer, it still provides great performance for the money!
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Overall 10
10

That was easy!

DiggerJpa, Amazon
4 February 2013
  • Summary: After reading the reviews on this product I decided to up grade to the MSI 6850 Cyclone card. I replaced my Radeon HD4850 in my Gateway FX6800-01e intel-i7 920 -2.6,PS 450W 6g memory. The swap when without any problems. The MSI card was up and running with in 30 minutes.The MSI Cyclone Hd6850 PE/OC is rated about twice the speed of my HD4850 so that is why I upgraded, also that the old card is old (2008) I believe.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for SC2

Proper, Amazon
7 January 2013
  • Summary: Runs Starcraft 2 Wings of Liberty and the Beta Heart of the Swarm well. Everything on ultra with around 90 fps. The system I am using also includes a i5 3750k, Maximus V Gene motherboard, and 8gb DDR3 Corsair 2133mhz ram.
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Overall 10
10

Kickass

krishna m gondhi, Amazon
27 December 2012
  • Summary: This is a monster. Although its almost over a year old, it kills any game in its path. I overclocked it a bit more higher and this beauty gives me 50-60 fps all ultra on far cry 3 and almost 80 fps on bf3 (ultra as well) Great card for its price. i play on 1600*900 monitor so this card is perfect. Even on a 1080p monitor, i mean pretty sure the fps will be over 40 easily when overclocked.
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Overall 10
10

BEYOND EXPECTATION

Rene F, Amazon
19 December 2012
  • Summary: I skeptically made this purchase as I had never used an MSI product before. Having installed and used it, I have two words...blown away!!! Pros: Quiet fan and it fit my Coolermaster case. Easy to install...practically hassle free.
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Overall 10
10

it works

Gregory Peck, Amazon
8 December 2012
  • Summary: Running windows 7 with an AMD 6 core - gives me a 7.8 on both graphics & 3D performance. So far so good.
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Overall 8
8.0

MSI Radeon HD 6850

Shaa, Amazon
21 October 2012
  • Summary: Quiet, smooth and fast, running at 1920 x 1080. Can overclock or I can get another and bridge them if I want to in the future.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect!

JimmyC, Amazon
2 September 2012
  • Summary: This item was in perfect condition, like new! The performance was unbelievable. I wish they have it for that price again!
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