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How good are HD 4890's?

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I have one for ages and its not all that great...

What would its 5 (or even 6) series counterparts be?

I know I can google some graphs or whatever but I want opinions, probably from other people that have a HD 4890.
    
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5830 and I think 6850
    
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5830 and I think 6850
Hmm... I would say 5850 and 6870. 4890 was a damn good GPU, and still is, if you don't mind the power consumption, outdated architecture, and lack of DX11.
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Bit faster than a 5770. Around the level of the 5830.
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I would say 5830 / 6850.
My friend had 4890 crossfire, I remember he got about 120fps in Far Cry 2 while I got ~90fps. This was when the 5870 was brand new so driver updates would have helped it by now.
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Thanks guys. I guess my card is defiantly not as good as it was, atleast...

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post #7 of 12
Equivalent to a HD5830 (slightly slower):
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/175?vs=171

So more or less the same as an HD6850 which is slightly faster than a 5830. Of course, it's missing DX11, still has the old architecture, runs way hotter and takes more power.

But still not a bad card by today's comparisions.
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Hmm... I would say 5850 and 6870. 4890 was a damn good GPU, and still is, if you don't mind the power consumption, outdated architecture, and lack of DX11.
This.


And in my book, 4890s are the most beastly single-gpu card out there
    
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This.


And in my book, 4890s are the most beastly single-gpu card out there
Your book is apparently outdated, most people would give that title to the 580
    
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post #10 of 12
5850 or 6870 i'm sure. 5770 was a weak card, weaker than GTX260 and 4870.
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