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Good to see the 6850 on there. smile.gif Loved this card ever since I got it, been able to max close to everything on 1080p, and on a single 6-pin power connector for under $200.
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Originally Posted by alawadhi3000 View Post

The 8600GT/GTS and 2600XT were crappy cards.

This was always my understanding as well?
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Awesome! Mad respect for old school top-tier tech!

A Core 2 and G92 setup is old school? Yeesh...definitely running up on the time to build a new rig.
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i think the 4850 was the best value in recent years
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This was always my understanding as well?
Nobody take this personally, but was I the only one to read the column? It said it was a fair deal when it was ~$100, and it was. At launch, no, not so much. It was actually still worse of a value than the GeForce 8800 GT, but that card was, afterall, second to only the GeForce 4 Ti 4200 in all around bang for the buck (in my opinion), so there's not much you can do about that one.
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A Core 2 and G92 setup is old school?
In my opinion, not quite. It was such a great thing at the time that it was bound to last.
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Nobody take this personally, but was I the only one to read the column? It said it was a fair deal when it was ~$100, and it was. At launch, no, not so much. It was actually still worse of a value than the GeForce 8800 GT, but that card was, afterall, second to only the GeForce 4 Ti 4200 in all around bang for the buck (in my opinion), so there's not much you can do about that one.In my opinion, not quite. It was such a great thing at the time that it was bound to last.

worse of a value than the 8800GT? Perhaps I'm just reading that odd and my comprehension is bad. Are you saying the 8800GT was a bad value?
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i think the 4850 was the best value in recent years

Thats for sure. Was faster then 8800GTX. kind of like havinf hd 7970 for 300 $ now.
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HD4850 Owner and 7600GS owner.
Both continue to serve well. The 4850 is a pure champ for my 1440x900 resolution. Should keep my machine powered for a another good year biggrin.gif
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post #60 of 113
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post

Good to see the 6850 on there. smile.gif Loved this card ever since I got it, been able to max close to everything on 1080p, and on a single 6-pin power connector for under $200.

Forgot about that. When in crossfire, they scale really well. Comes close to the GTX 470 in SLI I think.
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