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post #11 of 21
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Yeah 1 more, sorry Eric

Can't help myself though, you know when [H]OCP loves an AMD/ATI card, that card is the real deal.
IMO [H]OCP is a very pro Nvidia site, I think alot of people would agree.

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lol i thought even guru3d were pro nvidia after seeing that ludicrous sparta review of gtx280,but hd4870 had them singing paeans of praise for the red camp.
though i always loved [H]OCP reviews since they always put gameplay experience over simple benchmarking,hopefully this review wil remove the pro-nvidia image that might have been built up due to success of g92 and g80
    
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post #12 of 21
AMD "the smarter choice" is correct here. I already see the 4870 in a few Toronto stores , waiting for stocking. Its about 330 CAD.
Edited by 45nm - 6/27/08 at 12:25pm
post #13 of 21
Everyone's been "pro-nVidia" lately since AMD's last two card lineups have been quite lackluster compared to nVidia's. Nobody can say that the 2900 series could outperform or even touch the 8800 series, and nobody can say that the 3800 series could outperform the 9800 series. We finally have a time when AMD is on top again for the price, so don't be so surprised that formerly "pro-nVidia" people are saying AMD has done a great job-- they really have.

Now if AMD would do this sort of thing in the processor market, I'd be much happier!
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Believe me, [H] is the most unbiased. They're probably the only review site that produce the most legit reviews. And that's not my opinion, it's just a fact. They wouldn't have been around for 10 years if they were very biased.
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Huge Over in 4870 4.4GHz !!! but the core 780Mhz could that be because they need better cooling?
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Yeah, 650 dollars for the 280. No thanks Nvidia.
    
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post #17 of 21
It's the warranty though.

Why can't an ATI reseller provide a lifetime warranty? They'd clean up and I'd jump in head first!
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It's the warranty though.

Why can't an ATI reseller provide a lifetime warranty? They'd clean up and I'd jump in head first!
*cough*VISIONTEK*cough*

http://www.visiontek.com/teksupport/.../warranty.html


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post #19 of 21
good to see ATi's back in the game...

i'vce just decided - i'm Xfiring 2 of these, even though i have a P35 board (other rig)
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post #20 of 21
Can't wait to see what mature drivers do. Judging from my experiences with my 3870 i would say the gap between GTX280 and the 4870 would be shrinking fast.
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