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Well I see it in 2 options.

1.) Stick with the 4890 for longer for price drops, save up, and possibly get a GTX 570 down the road or something better.

2.) Sell the 4890 and get something worth while, a 6950(flash it if you want to) or a 6970, or get a GTX 570.


In whatever way you cut it the 4890 is still a very very good card for DX10. DX11 games aren't even worth your money and time yet.

EDIT: $100 for a 4890?

That's a steal for the buyer.

But 8800GTX-GTX260's run for about $100 plus still. I'd sell it for $125-$150, but even then, it would be hard to sell a GPU that's 2 gens old.

If you sell it, sell it and do option 2 and NO LESS.
Since it will be harder to find a buyer for a 2gen old GPU.
Alright thanks alot man + rep 2 you both (= I'll decide if i'm going to sell it or not. If I do i'll definetly be getting a 6950 and flash it.

Again THANKS!!
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Your welcome and thanks, it's always great to have a fellow OCN satisfied after their struggle
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