6850 vs 5850?

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aznwarrior
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I am wondering which is better because the radeon hd 5850 is a higher price but the radeon hd 6850 is newer. I'm confused. Which is better?

Razear
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The 6800 series was actually designed to replace the older 5700 series. The 5850 preforms better but the newer 6850 is only slightly behind, and draws less power.