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post #1 of 16
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Should I buy the 3870 right now?

or

wait for the 4850's to come out?
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waiting is for fools IMO
    
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post #3 of 16
i chose to buy a 3870x2...well i will when i have money in a few weeks like 2 weeks.
idk, im impatient...kinda. and it wont be a huge improvement. imo not worth waiting
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post #4 of 16
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alright thanks! I guess I'll be buying it this weekend..

I am not really a huge gamer any more so I think a 3870 would be fine over the X2
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post #5 of 16
and if you ever need more, just crossfire.
your welcome btw.
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yep crossfire! not for awhile though ^^. Maybe when they will release CrossfireX motherboards for intel.
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post #7 of 16
Well 4850 is due this month, although with only the gddr3 memory. Since it's so close it would probably be worth waiting at least a couple weeks unless you really have some games you want to run.
    
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post #8 of 16
for me...im a gamer 4 life and need a gfx card asap
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post #9 of 16
If there is a good price break between the two when the 4850 rolls out, get the 3870.

You'll still be within 6 months of the cutting edge for the latest graphics. Why speed the big bucks?
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post #10 of 16
I'd wait for the 4xxxx series to launch. While we don't have confirmed data on the cores, what has been rumored sounds like it'll be a substantial increase in performance which will only depress 3xxx prices even further. The HD3850 would be a great stand-in but the HD4850 could be killer even with GDDR3.
    
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