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Alright, I'm going to switch over to ATI this time around. As you may see I am running at 8600gts. Now I have 4-6 inches to spare with that card in to the hdd trays. Would I be able to fit the 4850 in? Also, is the 4850 worth the price tag, or should I just get a lower card like a 3870? The 4850 is my price limit. +REP for reasonable answers.
    
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well lets say this. it would probably help alot more if you told us which case you owned.

that way if someone owns a similar case or that exact case, we could tell you if it fits.

to answer your question is it worth it? for a very Good performing card at a level of around $150? Most Definitely.
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Yeah it'll fit, worth every penny.
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well lets say this. it would probably help alot more if you told us which case you owned.

that way if someone owns a similar case or that exact case, we could tell you if it fits.
The case is in my sig rig.

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Yeah it'll fit, worth every penny.
Alright, thanks for the info.
    
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I bought it @ $200 and it's still a wonderful card, so wonderful, I feel bad for ripping ATI off...would recommend it to anyone
    
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the 4850 is like 5 8600GTS
    
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It gives me lower 3dMark06 scores than my 8800GT (honestly, who cares), but COD4 - 1680x1050 - highest settings - plays sooooo smooth
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It gives me lower 3dMark06 scores than my 8800GT (honestly, who cares), but COD4 - 1680x1050 - highest settings - plays sooooo smooth
3D mark means nothing, its not a game
    
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funny how everyone quickly answers the question of is it worth it. but that only 1/2 of the way to getting him to get it. It must fit.

anyways to answer the question will it fit? i would say yes:
http://www.rage3d.com/BOARD/showthread.php?t=33926110

if for some odd reason your case is smaller than normal then you can move a HDD down a rack or so.

lol @ a russian

ignite did say who cares. it's been shown that the HD4850 performs better in games than it benchmarks
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Why would it not fit?
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