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If only ATI could drop the prices of the 4870 X2 to nearly match the price of a 4850 X2. I'd be very happy with that. I'm not really enthusiastic at having to shell out around $600 CAD for each 4870 X2.
Yeah 4870X2 is extremely expensive in Canada. Also all the other cards have not drooped in price. 4850 ~ 210, 4870 ~ 310
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post #52 of 81
First off, ATI FTW!

Secondly. My comments were only about one thing. Sales.

Don't say ATI stole christmas when their cards are only selling slightly better than they were a year ago. All ATI has managed to do is re capture the market share they lost to Nvidia during the sales of the 3xxx and late on in the 2xxx series.

Third: I own a 4870x2. I am not trolling by ppointing out the article is clearly being subversive. You didn't steal xmas unless your products are actually selling.
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post #53 of 81
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well look at it this way, the highest ati card u can get will be bottlenecked because the fastest AMD cpu cant even beat my overclocked e5200!!
I rarely get this way but can you not post crap like this. Amd cpu's are not the fastest but who cares you dont have to run a ati card with an amd cpu. You havent said anything intelligent yet so troll somewhere else.

As for being on topic. I think ati should lower a bit the 4870 becuase the gtx260 is now a real competitor. However overall ati definitly wins price/performance and performance for single card. Multiple cores nvidia takes the crown in now. I have a feeling thhat will change though. Now that ati has a core that can actually compete well they can focus on other aspects of the gpu game physics/crossfire. So in my prediction there will be better results in those in the future as long as they dont screw up the rv8xx
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post #54 of 81
You guys think 650 is bad for a 4870x2 is bad try living in oz, it sells for about 760 last check for one by a brand name company from a trust worthy shop

I could buy an i7 920 and gigabyte board (minus the ram) for around the same price, and thats just sad
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Going from one fast card to TWO slower cards is a mistake. Very true that the CF setup would outperform the 260...as long as the games keep up. Having two slower cards is like having a crutch. Most times it may work faster but when it doesn't you'll be kicking yourself in the head. Personally I think you would be wasting money to go from one card(which maxes even crysis out with 2xAA) to two 4850s.

Just my two cents.
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Newegg's got the $112.50 HD4850's back in stock too
They do...? where....?

I have been looking for a deal on a HD4850 and the cheapest one at newegg is 154.99

long way from 112.50....?
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I'll wait till after Christmas and get an XFX
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Crossfire with an XFX 4850 here I come.
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Originally Posted by Unrealfarcry View Post
well look at it this way, the highest ati card u can get will be bottlenecked because the fastest AMD cpu cant even beat my overclocked e5200!!
That's actually not true lol
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They do...? where....?

I have been looking for a deal on a HD4850 and the cheapest one at newegg is 154.99

long way from 112.50....?
Looks like someone bought them.

This one is $125.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127370R
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