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I probably won't upgrade my monitor in at least 2 years.
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Ill say it again the HD 4850 would be worth the buy then.
 
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Originally Posted by Mr. Mister View Post
I probably won't upgrade my monitor in at least 2 years.
But when you do, it's always nice to have a GPU that can handle the new resolution (whatever it may be).
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Ok, I wanted to get the 4850 all along, I just thought that I can save some money by going with the 8800gt if it offers insignificant decrease in performance.
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8800GT, or possibly 9600GT.

At a lower resolution like that, most mid-to-high end GPU's perform around the same. Then take the money you saved, fold it up, and put it back in your pocket.
    
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I'd get the HD4850, because the 8800GT is great, but still not perfect for that resolution.
    
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post #17 of 30
Go with the 4850, with coupon code & rebate, price comes to about $150ish
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HD 4850 does very well in crysis @ that resolution.
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post #19 of 30
i would say 8800GT but newegg has some 4850 that are $175-$150 AMIR+premo code which makes the 4850 a steal (sometimes cheaper than 8800GT )
    
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post #20 of 30
Can't beat the performance of the 4850 right now for the price, even at that resolution. If you get a larger monitor, that will do 1680x1050+ it will still play it very well.
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