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post #21 of 73
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
That really depends on your setup. If you have an X38/X48 board with water cooling, 4870 Crossfire is the way to go. You can have single GPU water blocks, and they tend to OC higher with separate PCBs....more heat dissipation for PCB components, etc.
Well spotted and good point. I always welcome your opinion binormalkilla- You've got the fastest 24/7 2900xt overclock I've ever seen!!! Will definitely keep my eye on your rig if you pick up 4870 crossfire and o/c the s**t out of them
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I'll be picking one of these up since my 6800GS lags in Sins of a Solar Empire and nVidia is really lacking in the cheap department.
    
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Exactly...

4870X2 > 4870 Crossfire > 4850 Crossfire > 4870 > 4850.
you forgot.... 4870X2 CFX>4870X2/4870 tri-fire>4870X2 > 4870 Crossfire > 4850 Crossfire > 4870 > 4850
post #24 of 73
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you forgot.... 4870X2 CFX>4870X2 > 4870 Crossfire > 4850 Crossfire > 4870 > 4850
Or 4X 4870CFX
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Or 4X 4870CFX
2x 4870x2 = makes Crysis Cry?
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man 199 is the exact amoount i paid for my 3850, good thing i'm selling it $220 to my friend next week

so how will the performance of the 4850 to the 4870 and 4850 crossfire differ? i hope we can find out soon.
he can't be your friend then can he

i wouldn't break $120 if i were selling a 3870 to a friend
    
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post #27 of 73
maybe...

the 4850 looks to be putting serious pressure on the 4870: i wouldn't have thought that ATi would wish to cannibalise the sales of their own cards...
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post #28 of 73
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he can't be your friend then can he

i wouldn't break $120 if i were selling a 3870 to a friend
I was thinking the same thing. Not cool to rip off a friend. Now an acquaintance...that's another story.
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haha i want it
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Cool. I am so sick or weird japanimation chicks or some lame game plug.
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