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I ended up buying a hd4870 1gb card from a member here for $40 shipped priority mail. Thanks for the input guys I appreciate it

For $40, you can't complain. Though personally I would recommend HD5770 instead, due to DirectX 11 support (4870 only supports 10.1).
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Lol What card should I get? *3 pages of 460 recommendations* *Buys 4870* Sometimes I wonder why people ask lol. They have already made their mind up.

I have played every one of those games listed except for skyrim on a 8800gt and a celeron G530 cpu, Mw3 was max everything, FO3 and NV was set to high default settings, 2k12 was maxxed. That was with a crappy celeron G530 cpu dual core at 2.4ghz and a 8800gt. I dont see how the hd4870 wont be enough card for those games, if I can't play skyrim at max settings oh well it really wont bother me since I use to play on a console for years...
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post #33 of 77
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Lol What card should I get? *3 pages of 460 recommendations* *Buys 4870* Sometimes I wonder why people ask lol. They have already made their mind up.

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Good job buying out-dated tech.
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Wow that's funny, how did you get a picture of me?
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Did he really buy a 4870?

The 460 was a no-brainer.
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post #37 of 77
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Did he really buy a 4870?
The 460 was a no-brainer.

sadly. but its his decision. although poor.
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Good job buying out-dated tech.
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Did he really buy a 4870?
The 460 was a no-brainer.

The 460 was a extra $40, I am sure the hd4870 will be more then enough for the games I mainly play. My main game is MW3 and you can max that with a 8800gt
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post #39 of 77
Guys really? He's on a budget. While I would have spent the extra money, people don't always really have the cash to buy something. While I don't agree with posting when you've basically already made up your mind, I don't agree with bashing him either.
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where is that 80 dollar 460, ill grab it. thats cheap


4870 is going to struggle in skyrim
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