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Well if its true, very impressive results there. Is the HD4870x2 a definate or just speculation at the moment?
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post #12 of 111
So couldn't I just buy 2x4870's in CF with a sexy P45/X48 board?

Although I think I'd need a new CPU/RAM first
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post #13 of 111
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Well if its true, very impressive results there. Is the HD4870x2 a definate or just speculation at the moment?
Its on AMDs road map. However it has been delayed until August. Most likely due to either Drivers or GDDR5 availability. I think it is the latter.
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I knew those 800 Stream processors were dying for more memory bandwidth. The 4870 has core clocks 20% higher than 4850, but the increased memory bandwidth lets it beat the 4850 by almost 30%. I think the true potential lies in the 1GB GDDR5 version, though, and it should be worth the wait and extra cost (within reason).

ATI may narrow the gap with GTX 280 to within 5%, and if they can manage to sell those 1GB cards for under $350, Nvidia will be in trouble.

I'm definitely rooting for ATI (we can finally build amazing systems without the drama, hassle, and extortion of SLI and the prerequisite Nforce chipsets) but hope Nvidia can at least keep it competitive in the long run. AMD/ATI can afford to play nice when they're the underdog, but if they come to dominate the market they're not immune to arrogance (remember when AMD's Athlon 64 destroyed Intel's processors, and people were paying $800 for FX processors?)

At any rate, I'm going to sit tight with my 4850 until the 1GB 4870 comes out, then I'll probably migrate the 4850 to a family computer so we'll have two PCs capable of playing UT3, COD4, and maybe even WIC maxed out if they can fix the driver.

BTW, I try not to miss an opportunity to remind people, but if you want to run two 48xx cards, the x8/x8 arrangement of P35 and P45 may present a bottleneck:

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...hend-gpus.html
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What exactly are the purpose of these huge 1000 Watt PSUs anyway?
They are mostly for SLI, and CF.
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are the 1 gigs coming out with the 512mb? or whats the deal here.
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are the 1 gigs coming out with the 512mb? or whats the deal here.
word on the streets, straight from the hood is, the reference models are 512mb ... its up to individual manufacturers (HIS, Gigabyte, Sapphire etc) to use 1gb or not.
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Anyone else disappointed with the power consumption? Its nearly at GTX 280 level >.<. But even with a 4 GHz Quad the GTX 280 still doesn't pull over 400 Watts. What exactly are the purpose of these huge 1000 Watt PSUs anyway?
3 way sli gtx 280 your gonna want more than 1kw psu mate....
    
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Anyone else disappointed with the power consumption? Its nearly at GTX 280 level >.<.
Damn good point and I thought AMD's whole stance was for performance per watt as well as price per performance. I'm disappointed.
post #20 of 111
haha, nvidia is McScrewed. i think i might pick one of these up just after christmas when they have too many in stock. it'll be worth the wait
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