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Shall I upgrade?

Poll Results: Should I get the 4870?

 
  • 72% (8)
    Yes
  • 27% (3)
    No
11 Total Votes  
post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Ok next pay check ill be getting around 850$ and i get to keep 250$ for myself (rest goes to my Europe trip for gr 12) and my neighbor said he would buy my 8800Gt for like 150-175. should i buy a 4870 if i sell my card to my neighbor or should i keep my 8800GT. Also will my HR-03GT fit on the 4870 as well?
post #2 of 7
Your rig still looks good to me. I would keep the money for now unless you are very unhappy about your GT. Because I don't know about the price information of 8800GT, 4850 and 4870 over there, I can't give you further advice on GPU. HR-03GT is for NVIDIA's GeForce 6800, 7800, 7900, 8600GTS series and the 8800GT 512MB plus ATI's X1800 and X1900 series.
post #3 of 7
wait til the 4870x2 or whatever ati is releasing next comes out, price drops will happen.
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post #4 of 7
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Well i can get a 4870 here for 294.99. I dont want a 4870x2 because one my monitors max res is 1680*1050 and 2 i dont wanna upgrade my psu. BTW i just saw somewhere that my HR-03GT will work on the 4870 so now i have that outa the way
post #5 of 7
Your rig is fine how it is right now. I would wait to see what comes out. Or you can always get another 8800GT to SLI. Its up to you.
 
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post #6 of 7
Well if you don't wanna change the name of your computer in your sig, you might wanna stay away from the 4800 series for now
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post #7 of 7
I would sell it, and buy another 8800gt, cheaper
Win win situation
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