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    4850
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    8800GTS (G92)
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post #1 of 19
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I'm wondering wich card to get. I heard the 4850 was pretty much raw processing power, and lacked on AA (or was it AF). And the 8800GTS is now technically last-gen.
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post #3 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
I'm wondering wich card to get. I heard the 4850 was pretty much raw processing power, and lacked on AA (or was it AF). And, the 8800GTS is now technically last-gen.
no with the 4xxx series the AA and AF problems are solved and the 4850 beats the 9800GTX with AA and AF on and off

here is review http://techreport.com/articles.x/14967
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post #4 of 19
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Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
I'm wondering wich card to get. I heard the 4850 was pretty much raw processing power, and lacked on AA (or was it AF). And, the 8800GTS is now technically last-gen.
The 2 series and 3 series had an AF problem due to lack of TMUs. The 4 series fixed this by increasing TMUs to 40. Also 4x AA has little impact on performance. The 4850 is an excellent card and I would go with that. Heres some benchmarks.
http://techreport.com/articles.x/14967/4
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/P...D_4850/25.html
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post #5 of 19
I advise waiting till more results are out from people on here that get the cards and the 9800gtx+ comes out(and give some time for people to test it). All you are gonna get on this poll is the opinions of fanboys. Ati needs to iron out the problems of the 4850 and you never know what the 9800gtx+ will do.
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post #6 of 19
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I advise waiting till more results are out from people on here that get the cards and the 9800gtx+ comes out(and give some time for people to test it). All you are gonna get on this poll is the opinions of fanboys. Ati needs to iron out the problems of the 4850 and you never know what the 9800gtx+ will do.
Whats the pricerange expected to be of the 9800GTX?
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
Whats the pricerange expected to be of the 9800GTX?
$230 USD I heard.

Anyway this is what I think, if you don't have either the 4850 or the 8800GTS, then get the 4850. However, if you already have an 880GTS 512, its not worth the upgrade to get a 4850 as it is about equal in some games and about 10% better in others.
Edited by Jacko87 - 6/23/08 at 12:48am
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$230 USD I heard.
And when is the planned release date?
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post #9 of 19
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Whats the pricerange expected to be of the 9800GTX?
the 9800GTX is $199

and the 9800GTX+ is to be $229 and be a 55nm chip
    
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post #10 of 19
They are dropping the price of the reg 9800 to 200 bucks and the +(just oc'd version) is supposed to be 230.

Edit lol you guys got your posts off just before me.
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