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sweet. thanks guys. now all i have to do is sell my sp3 lol.

wait why the ati 4850? ive heard so much bad news about ati gpu's. want to talk me out of it? lol.
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by Klass1k View Post
sweet. thanks guys. now all i have to do is sell my sp3 lol.

wait why the ati 4850? ive heard so much bad news about ati gpu's. want to talk me out of it? lol.
Well, this series is great. It beats most of what nVidia has to offer, and is cheaper. Drivers seem stable, the only issue is that the fan is set to 20% by default, but its a fairly simple fix to increase it.
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Well, this series is great. It beats most of what nVidia has to offer, and is cheaper. Drivers seem stable, the only issue is that the fan is set to 20% by default, but its a fairly simple fix to increase it.
yep... the fan issue was the only problem, and that's been fixed.
    
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is it possible to take the psp apart and use it for parts on a computer????


Just a thought would make a pretty ddecent machine id imagine...
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Heres a realy nice graph-


And that is using out of date drivers. The 4850 is actually closer to the GTX260 in games (not 3DMark).
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4850 > 8800gtx
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Heres a realy nice graph-
vantage scores are biased towards geforces though
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post #18 of 18
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vantage scores are biased towards geforces though
/Agree. Always have been. Plus those benches are quite old now (driver wise)
Games will see a huge boost with the 4850 over the 8800GTX.

I edited my post to say as much
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