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I get paid next friday, so its upgrade time! i thought this might be a good card for the money as it comes with GDDR4, can i expect much of an improvement over my current x1950pro? any suggestions appreciated.
    
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Sorta... I personally would go with a 8800GT They're so kick ass!
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hmm i was thinking of an 8800gt but i have always gone with ATI they have always served me well!! ent the 3870 similar performance to a 8800gt???
    
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post #4 of 14
It be way better then the 1950 pro. It be worth it in performance.
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post #5 of 14
It is a good upgrade. Yes. 3870 has similar performance as 8800GT but 8800GT is doing better in overall.

http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=725&chart=308
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ahh nice chart hmm this just makes things harder, both 8800gt and 3870 have similar performance and price...i guess it comes down to ati or nvidia lol
    
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nVidia! nVidia!
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post #8 of 14
i totally recommend the 3870. I went from X1900GT to 3870 and 2900XT and noticed a HUGE difference (3dmark06 score more than doubled).
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post #9 of 14
meh 8800gt is better, thats what I would go with lol ati fan or not nvidia is better atm
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post #10 of 14
thats the point, ati need the support. besides, after some OCing on the 3870, it stomps the 8800GT.
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