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You seem to forget that they haven't launched their flagship card for this generation yet.
Errr, HD4xxx is a new generation and if the last one is anything to go by, all their flagship cards will be will be two 48xx's stuck together.
    
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Originally Posted by Shin2k35 View Post
Errr, HD4xxx is a new generation
Yea? It's the current generation now...

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and if the last one is anything to go by, all their flagship cards will be will be two 48xx's stuck together.
I'm not sure if you remember, but there was another company, they're fairly big in the graphics market, that was also forced to take this approach as well.

HD4870X2 is more than just a simple CrossFire card as well.
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Even if you still "nsist on NVIDIA"


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you should take heed here - because of ATI's efforts, you can now pay HUNDEREDS less for your next NVIDIA-based mainstream GPU. That's right folks, ATI's 4850 and 4870's have kicked NVIDIA in the nuts so hard that it has been forced to drastically lower prices on most of its entire line-up - and that's great for ALL consumers.
I agree. Thanks for making a great product and subsequently keeping nVidia (at least a little bit) in check, where prices are concerned.
    
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Originally Posted by Shin2k35 View Post
Errr, HD4xxx is a new generation and if the last one is anything to go by, all their flagship cards will be will be two 48xx's stuck together.
well thats still a flagship card . IMO there is nothing wrong with putting 2 chips on one pcb especially if the rumors about the new crossfire scaling is true.
   
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Here's to not getting to big for their britches!

I like it like this ; Healthy tech war between the two. I'd like to see both of em around for a long time. and hopefully ATI sales can Bolster AMD Because then we have some better competition! I think Intel is just going for a killing blow rigt now, but that's another thread
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In that case, Nvidia haven't released their next gen cards yet.

The HD4870 takes crossfire to match the 280GTX. That's two cards run together to match the power of one card. I don't understand how ATI have won anything important.

Albeit, the HD4870 is a bloody great card and two of them are cheaper than the GTX, but the GTX is still the winner of performance. That's my point and it's pretty a hard fact.

I have mild OCD when it comes to brands but when I come to buying my next graphics card, unless the GTX is within my price range I'll gladly get two HD4870's.
    
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post #27 of 216
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Errr, HD4xxx is a new generation and if the last one is anything to go by, all their flagship cards will be will be two 48xx's stuck together.
Still, it will probably be the highest performing card available.
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Thank you... But I am still not buying ATI
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post #29 of 216
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Now ATi is trying to gloat a little and I'm not exactly liking it........

"Why All PC Enthusiasts Owe Thanks To ATi"
I don't have to thank ATi. Hell, I don't need to thank Nvidia.
I payed $300 for each 8800GTX and Im happy as hell. 2 year investment and it still plays all games just dandy.

I dont need companies TELLING me what to choose. I'll choose on my own.

And, I was going to go ATi next round. Still think I will. But these kinds of things just annoy me.
ATi didn't say it, Boot Daily did an article on it to stir some nVidia fanboy heads. (Hence the "nsist on nVidia" quip)

Shin2k35: I'd rather two lower power GPU's than one high power and heat GPU.
    
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*jacks off the air and rolls eyes*
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