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post #11 of 92
got my 9800GTX for $445 Australian dollers seems alot.
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Nah, Cyrix just needs to make a comeback
Please god, no!

You're not allowed to mention the "C-word" around here!
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post #13 of 92
Awesome....can't wait to see results in Crossfire.
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post #14 of 92
Now can a 3870x2 beat two 3870s in xfire?? If so the 4870x2 should be a beast. Cant wait for the 4870!!!!
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Now can a 3870x2 beat two 3870s in xfire?? If so the 4870x2 should be a beast. Cant wait for the 4870!!!!
The x2 gets higher max frames but lower min frames. In the end the average is still higher.
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wait...did the article say the 4870 was coming out within a week, or was it referring to the 4850?
Edited by x7337H - 6/19/08 at 7:28am
    
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Here we go again with stupid naming conventions gone awry..."9800 GTX +". Why don't they stop being ass-clowns and just call it a 9800 Ultra?
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post #18 of 92
that would have been fine, methinks
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I'm still too broke!
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post #20 of 92
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Unless the 4870 can rape the 9800GTX, I think nVidia just owned this generation again. Seriously, the 9800GTX+ for 229? That's gold. It's a shame I don't have an SLI board.
The 4850 is ~ the same speed as the 9800GTX. Depending on the benchmark it is slightly slower or faster, with most cases it is faster.

2 x 4850 in CrossFire is typically faster than the GTX280 at 1920x1200 and below, and it costs only 2/3 of the amount.

Seems like the 4850 is the winner here.
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