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4850 or 8800GT for 1280x1020?

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Is the price really worth the difference at that resolution?
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No, probably not, i'd go with the 8800GT since it's cheaper. I have one, and it's great.
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At that resolution, you could get a 8800GT 256mb and save the dough.
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It's going to depend on how long you plan on keeping the card. If you don't plan on upgrading for quite some time, the extra cost for the HD4850 is probably worth it. If not, save the cash and go with the 8800GT.
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What games do you play?
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4850 is good at AA performance.
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Crysis, TF2, the usual.
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I think I will upgrade next year to a 20" (1680x1200) screen, but maybe not.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Mister View Post
I think I will upgrade next year to a 20" (1680x1200) screen, but maybe not.
If this is the case, then the extra cash for the HD4850 would be worth it, in my opinon.

The VisionTek HD4850 is going for $190 on Newegg, and the 8800GT is ~$150, so the difference isn't too bad.
Edited by darkcloud89 - 7/9/08 at 7:45pm
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Yeah, if you "play" Crysis, I would go for the 4850.
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