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What To Get?

Poll Results: Which one to get????

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 16% of voters (4)
    ATI 4850
  • 62% of voters (15)
    ATI 4870
  • 12% of voters (3)
    9800 GTX
  • 4% of voters (1)
    8800 GTS G92
  • 0% of voters (0)
    8800 GT 512
  • 4% of voters (1)
    Mehhhh......GTX260/80
24 Total Votes  
post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
I have a 8800 GTS 640 mb, and I want to upgrade my video card.....I need help deciding what to get.
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post #2 of 11
If you have that already maybe look at a 9800GTX or if budget permits 280 GTX
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post #3 of 11
is there anything wrong with you current card?
    
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post #4 of 11
I would get a Radeon HD4870, but only if your current 8800GTS 640MB is not able to keep up with the games you are currently playing.
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post #5 of 11
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by jul3z View Post
is there anything wrong with you current card?
Other than the fact that its about 2 years old now the answer is no.
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post #6 of 11
Yeah just get a Ati 4870 since it has a really good Performance/Price Ratio.
    
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post #7 of 11
if your 8800GTS is playing you games just fine don't upgrade, but if you choose to upgrade get the 4870 it costs $299 and beats the GTX260 which costs $399
    
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post #8 of 11
whats ur budget? if you have 500+ try the GTX280, if less the 500 get the ATI 4870
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post #9 of 11
Get the 4870... Its a monster card.
 
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1 x Coolermaster 120mm fan Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit ASUS VG248QE 24" 1920x1080 144hz Corsair Strafe RGB Cherry MX Silent 
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post #10 of 11
I wouldnt get the gtx280, i would wait for the HD4870X2. That is going to beat the GTX280 in Price and performance. Its going to be a monster card.
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