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Trade in my 4870 512 and get a 260GTX core 216??

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As above really, what should i do?? I play a crap load of Crysis so is it worth getting the GTX over my 4870 is should i keep it?
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Your 4870 should hold itself in crysis. I believe your CPU could be holdin it back more then the video card.
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Your 4870 should hold itself in crysis. I believe your CPU could be holdin it back more then the video card.
Agreed.
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As above really, what should i do?? I play a crap load of Crysis so is it worth getting the GTX over my 4870 is should i keep it?
i would say get the GTX260,it performs a bit better in crysis and its large framebuffer allows for smother gameplay with AA.
and the 192 shader variant of the card is better imo,there is hardly any performance difference between the two cards and you won't find any real advantages with going with the pricier version.
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What os are you running?I'd say you be better off with a 64bit os and 4gigs of 800 ram.Your cpu and card should be fine.When I was playing Crysis and GOW on my AMD rig(6000+@3.3 and these 2 88s) I saw a drastic increase in performance when I switched to Vista 64 and added 2 more gigs of ram.
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Im running Vista x64 and 4gigs of RAM running at 850Mhz OC'd
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4870



My 4870 consistently outperformed my 260, pretty much at everything.
These were done with cat 8.9 and 177.xx, they're probably a little closer with the newest drivers.


GTX260/192

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