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If only I wasn't ~$30 short of the funds needed to buy that GTX 480 right now.. dang it.. Hopefully I can figure out how to get that money before the sale ends.. I guess I'll go with that card.
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My 560 Ti runs the game all on ultra with textures on high no problem. Using the FXAA Injector mod aswell. thumb.gif
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Upgrading from a 4890 to a 6850 is not really an upgrade, not performance wise, but to a newer architecture. So i would say no, it's not worth it, the gain would be minimal.

The 560Ti and 6950 would work, but the GTX480 can be bought for about the same price and it has 1.5gb vrm which is nice in BF3 at 1080p and performs slightly better if I'm not mistaken.

I would wait, the 4890 should be able to run the game smooth on lower settings in 1080p.
Edited by AlbertMwugabi - 3/13/12 at 6:48pm
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If only I wasn't ~$30 short of the funds needed to buy that GTX 480 right now.. dang it.. Hopefully I can figure out how to get that money before the sale ends.. I guess I'll go with that card.

I'm pretty sure 480's are on sale now at a pretty attractive price.
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The 4890 is directX10.1, not 11, so it will have to run in dx9 or dx10 - I assume that will allow it to run faster, but not look as nice.
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