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I just read some reviews and some of them say that the 4850 beats the 9800 GTX in some games and benchmarks. Since it is cheaper, should I go with that card or the 9800 GTX. I will also be overclocking the 9800 GTX. How much more performance would I be able to gain over a 4850 if I oc a 9800 GTX? Again, which should I get for playing COD4, Crysis, etc?
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ok lets lay this out you say the 4850 is better than the 9800 but then you say well what if i OC the 9800 well how about if you oc the 4850? arent you right back to where you started? get the 4850 and enjoy
    
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if you have sli the 9800
if you have x-fire 4850
just 1 pci-e either or, 4850 is slightly better and cost less
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4850 in case you ever wanna try crossfire.
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But, doesn't the 9800 GTX overclock more than the 4850? I know I could get the 9800 to 800mhz, but what about the 4850?
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you could always buy an X2 from me which we know is better than both of them
http://www.overclock.net/sale/353173...pped-each.html
    
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How much better?
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How much better?
much better
    
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much better
care to get him some benches vs the cards in question.


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The only real plus for the 9800 GTX is the upcoming support for Physics acceleration.
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