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Poll Results: which card?

 
  • 77% (21)
    radeon 4870 1GB
  • 22% (6)
    GTX 260 192 896MB
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post #41 of 60
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
are you sure? i don't want to be suckered by someone who is bias (not saying you are)
i am just saying what i have experience and others


ever since i switched from my HD 4000 to GTX 465, most of the related driver problems are gone.
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4850 doesn't run bf3 on high lol, I have to drop it down to 1280x960 just to get playable frame rates 30-40fps. It's actually the first game that I havent been able to run at my native 1680x1050 resolution...which is funny because I could max out BC2 @ 1680x1050 no problem. The 4850 is on par with the GTS 250, not the GTX 260
lol we are talking about the 4870 not 4850
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post #43 of 60
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Originally Posted by raclimja View Post
i am just saying what i have experience and others


ever since i switched from my HD 4000 to GTX 465, most of the related driver problems are gone.
hmm very tempting but i'll wait an hour or 2 before i decide that way poll will be pretty much done
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post #44 of 60
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
lol we are talking about the 4870 not 4850
4850 was mentioned a couple times, someone on first page compared it to GTX 260

Out of the two, I would go GTX 260 core 216 (Which was released to compete with the 4890 if I'm not mistaken, it out performs the 4870)

edit: nvm its not core 216, flip a coin!
Edited by Allen86 - 10/16/11 at 5:41pm
    
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4850 was mentioned a couple times, someone on first page compared it to GTX 260

Out of the two, I would go GTX 260 core 216 (Which was released to compete with the 4890 if I'm not mistaken, it out performs the 4870)
problem with that is the cheapest 216 i can get is 300 bucks so... not worth it.
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post #46 of 60
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problem with that is the cheapest 216 i can get is 300 bucks so... not worth it.
$300? Thats crazy.
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$300? Thats crazy.
lol that's nothing for the 280 the guy wants $599
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post #48 of 60
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
problem with that is the cheapest 216 i can get is 300 bucks so... not worth it.
you can get a GTX 275 on ebay for $85
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MSI-NVIDIA-G...item27bf40d742


or GTX 460 1gb SE for $120
http://www.ebay.com/itm/EVGA-NVIDIA-...item2a14e81ac9



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post #49 of 60
Yeah, scope out the market place here on OCN too, there's a few really nice cards that will popup for pretty reasonable prices.

for instance: 4850x2 - $90 shipped

http://www.overclock.net/video/11392...re-4850x2.html
Edited by Allen86 - 10/16/11 at 5:53pm
    
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post #50 of 60
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Originally Posted by raclimja View Post
you can get a GTX 275 on ebay for $85
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MSI-NVIDIA-G...item27bf40d742


or GTX 460 1gb SE for $120
http://www.ebay.com/itm/EVGA-NVIDIA-...item2a14e81ac9



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yeah... i dont do Ebay


Quote:
Originally Posted by Allen86 View Post
Yeah, scope out the market place here on OCN too, there's a few really nice cards that will popup for pretty reasonable prices.
lol i dont buy used either last 5 times i got screwed over and not risking that again.
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