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So as you can see in my sig, its a sad sad day for a ATi user like me.. My 4890 died after a good 2 years with it.. But the real concern today is:

1. If I get another 4890 for cheap and RMA my 4890 that I have right now.. (Its a Non Reference Revision 3.1) would I get a 4890 back or a crap 5830

2. How does the performance of crossfire 4890s compare to other cards in the competition like SLI GTX 285, CFX 5770, SLI GTX 460... If someone could show me some sweet benchmarks of Crossfire 4890s vs other cards in multiple games, I will rep you so hard till my fingers bleed and break.. (well not really, but you understand what I mean ^_^)
    
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You can use google to find that all out or you can always try a search in the ATI forum.
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I had 4890 crossfire

It's faster then a GTX 295 and trades blows with GTX 285 SLI.

Faster or equal to a 5870 depending on the game

Slower then my cheaper old 5770 crossfire!

And with the latest drivers a 5830 is between 5-15% faster then a 4890
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A single 4890 is just about equal to a 5830 which is the same as a 768mb gtx460.
 
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I think what i'll do is spend $100 or so on another 4890, RMA my dead one for a new 4890..
    
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What benchmarks do you need i got dual 4890
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i dont think you will get another 4890 .... cause my brother busted hez 4870 and he got a 6870 instead .... this is from tigerdirect but dunno how the RMA process works from your vendor
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