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What if you see HD 4870 in some fps is the double it isnt more than the double

WHAT?

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http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-8800-gt-512mb-sli-review/

http://www.elitebastards.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=528&Itemid=29
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the choice is clear......run the 4870 as primary, and set the 8800 as a dedicated physX
    
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HD 4870 1GB can play BC2 in High, BF3 in Medium. Its a really nice card. SLI and CFX is only good with latest card. As as soon as you drop below 40fps they dont perform well and stutter.
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0.0 wow that's crazy especially since combined the 8800's will cost me about 75 bucks.
I thought you said 75$ for 1

nope i already have one im running it right now but the other one is 45 bucks shipped and my current one was $30 so what i meant was for the both of them it only cost $75
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the choice is clear......run the 4870 as primary, and set the 8800 as a dedicated physX

This.
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the choice is clear......run the 4870 as primary, and set the 8800 as a dedicated physX

waste of time and energy, physX is completely useless for me i don't even own a physx enabled game except UT3 BE
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HD 4870 1GB can play BC2 in High, BF3 in Medium. Its a really nice card. SLI and CFX is only good with latest card. As as soon as you drop below 40fps they dont perform well and stutter.

umm..... what you been drinking bud?
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Look 8800 GT SLI vs HD 4870

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2556/1
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Look 8800 GT SLI vs HD 4870
http://www.anandtech.com/show/2556/1

No one cares about that age old review; 512MB is not enough and even QUAD 8800's would choke on most modern games given that fact alone. Ultras would be a little more forgiving but we're talking standard GT's

All i'll say is i've been a LONG time nVidia guy and the 4870 was the best card i ever owned. Given the fact you can get them for ~60 bucks, it's a steal. As long as it's 1gb.
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Look 8800 GT SLI vs HD 4870
http://www.anandtech.com/show/2556/1

based on that alone I'd say its worth the $45 to buy the card.
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No one cares about that age old review; 512MB is not enough and even QUAD 8800's would choke on most modern games given that fact alone. Ultras would be a little more forgiving but we're talking standard GT's
All i'll say is i've been a LONG time nVidia guy and the 4870 was the best card i ever owned. Given the fact you can get them for ~60 bucks, it's a steal. As long as it's 1gb.

im gonna go ahead and call BS on that. i can max out every single game i own except crysis 1,warhead and crysis 2 with my single 8800gt. and memory usage even with my 1gb card rarely breaks 300-450MB only crysis 1 and 2 does.
Edited by philhalo66 - 2/22/12 at 6:49pm
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