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Yeah a bit of an error on my part that I looked up.
The card is a 4830 not a 4850(he called me and told me he got the name wrong).
from using the site it seems the gts 250 is better though this could be different.

250 is better in this case, it would probably run cooler. (Overclock more?) 1GB of vram and not to mention about 5% faster then a 4830 (maybe more, maybe less). The VRAM would win me over! thumb.gif
 
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Yeah since it's directly comparable to the 4850, and it's a 4830, then the obvious winner is the GTS 250. Especially once you take vram into account, and cooler temperatures that may allow a better overclock.

At the very least it wont be as noisy for nearly identical performance in games.

So vote changed to GTS 250 as the quicker card, but neither one would be much of an "upgrade" over the other.

Edit: If either one of these cards turned out to be a "golden" chip(capable of overclocking much better than the average for that card) then that would likely be the better card. If both of them perform typically for their model though the GTS 250 will be faster both at stock speeds and overclocked.
Edited by Subcutaneous - 4/19/12 at 7:29am
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