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My(lucky as hell) friend got a working 4890 for $30, I offered him my 4850+$50 and he has said yes.
So two questions:
1. Is this a good deal?
2. Can I even run the 4890?

EDIT: Its this one, is a good one?
Edited by ALiShaikh - 12/22/10 at 4:07pm
     
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1.yes
2.yes
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1.yes
2.yes
So a 450W should be good?
     
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post #5 of 27
450w should be fine but i think youre reaching a limit on your rig.
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post #6 of 27
Yes and Yes.

But if its an XFX 4890, avoid it at all costs.
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post #7 of 27
who sells a working 4890 for $30?
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Quote:
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yes and yes.

But if its an xfx 4890, avoid it at all costs.
yup.
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post #9 of 27
to be honest you wont notice much difference form the 4850

just overclock the 4850
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Quote:
Originally Posted by masonkian View Post
to be honest you wont notice much difference form the 4850

just overclock the 4850
I'm sorry.. but you're -crazy-! A ~40-50% improvement is "not much difference"? There's a huge gap between these two cards.

Proof: Crysis Warhead http://www.anandtech.com/show/2745/17

The gap will only grow when the 4890 is also clocked.
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