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Poll Results: 4870 or 4870X2?

 
  • 31% (11)
    4870
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    4870X2
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post #11 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nelson2011 View Post
Yeah but 4850/4870 crossfire isn't really that good compare to two 4870
two 4870 in xfire probably are better then 4870 & 4850 in xfire but if he just bought one 4870 to go with the 4850 he already has he could put the extra money towards a 24inch

He could always buy another 4870 down the road if not happy and maybe sell the 4850 and P35 to recoup some of the cost
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
4870X2 because you will not see much of an upgrade moving to 4870.
I was thinking the same thing too.
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post #13 of 22
Thread Starter 
yeah if i could i would scrap this build and start again with the 4870x2 on mind, but i would have to get some connections before i could start with these plans, anyways, i think if i cant go with 4870x2 i might get an xfire mobo and just xfire two 4870s
Edited by Dr.Zyklon - 12/12/08 at 6:12pm
post #14 of 22
Yeah the 4870X2 is overkill get it when its on sale.
 
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post #15 of 22
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i was thinking that while xfire is better it is also a hassle sometimes and might be better off with a single card, so i hope they come down a bit this holiday season and maybe i can get the X2 and stick to it
post #16 of 22
4870 isn't a very big upgrade over the 4850. If you want the x2, go ahead and get but, I don't really see the point in making the small step up.
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post #17 of 22
Go with a hd4870 1gb if you're not planning to upgrade ur monitor. If you do, a hd4870x2 will be best.
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post #18 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
4870X2 because you will not see much of an upgrade moving to 4870.
agreed
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post #19 of 22
IF you can afford it, go 4870x2
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post #20 of 22
if you upgrade your monitor aswell get the 4870x2.
    
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