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How much of an improvement 2900XT VS 4850?

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Hey all, I'm thinking about buying a 4850 512MB and was wondering what kind of improvement I would see over my 2900XT 512MB?
Would it be significant or only a few frames more when gaming?
Thanks in advance
 
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post #2 of 8
It's very significant, especially if you put on AA...also the power consumption difference is worth it alone really...
    
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I went from a 2900 Pro to a 4850 and saw quiet a leap in FPS and smoothness in games.
post #4 of 8
A 2900xt = a 3870, right?

And a 4850 = 3870x2...
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Here is a good comparison between the two cards.
http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....=566&card2=518
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XAslanX View Post
I went from a 2900 Pro to a 4850 and saw quiet a leap in FPS and smoothness in games.
Same here, nice improvement
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Cool thx peeps, its win/win then since I can get about €60-90 for my 2900xt and buy a 4850 for around 100
 
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post #8 of 8
This should give some number regarding 4850 and 2900XT. Don't worry about the bench, focus on the game performance section.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/P...D_4670/26.html
Edited by linskingdom - 12/20/08 at 9:03am
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