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3870. I had a 9600gt and the 3870 I have now OWNS the crap out of it.
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post #12 of 78
I would hope so, it's a more powerful card, and the price reflects that.

If anything, the 3850 is it's competitor.
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post #13 of 78
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
I would hope so, it's a more powerful card, and the price reflects that.

If anything, the 3850 is it's competitor.
They are similar. Here is proof http://www.techspot.com/article/88-g...870/page4.html
I would pick the 3870 though
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post #14 of 78
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
I would hope so, it's a more powerful card, and the price reflects that.

If anything, the 3850 is it's competitor.
which can be oc'ed to nearly 3870 levels too
    
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post #15 of 78
9600GT is better when in SLI
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post #16 of 78
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9600GT is better when in SLI
No, the 3870 is better in crossfire. Crossfire > SLI any day.
post #17 of 78
3870... they overclock like beasts...

i loved mine to pieces...
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post #18 of 78
You want AA and AF on right? Well ATI don't really have a great track record with them enabled so 9600GT is better. However I'd get the 3870 as I don't really notice AA and AF benefits when I'm too busy shooting something. More FPS > AA and AF. Of course, once you hit 60, it's time to turn on the eye candy.
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post #19 of 78
Depends if you want AA or AF

If you do, get the 9600GT

I personally can't see that big of an image difference when I'm playing with or without AA/AF so I'd opt for the 3870
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post #20 of 78
Quote:
Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
No, the 3870 is better in crossfire. Crossfire > SLI any day.
Lookie here, this is why I say 9600gt in SLI...
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