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Palit 250 vs. HD 4830

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which is the better card guys? is there much of a performance difference? i received a 350 off my mate as a gift, not sure why. Anyway my mum runs a basic HD 4830 in her system so im thinking if it would be a good upgrade? seems as she plays 'second life' all the time. tia ~rowey
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250 is comparable to 4850 so you would see a bit of an increase but not much....
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Here is the link shown some numbers. Ram size needs to be factored in. 4830 is 110w vs. GTX250 is 150w. Hope this helps.
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Second life wont benefit from any card, its the worse coded chat game ever.
the whole game runs like a pile of poo and will do so on any system no matter how high end they are.

dont waste your money on it i would say
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The HD4830 offers performance similar to that of a 8800GT so a GTS250 would perform slightly better in games. If I had to guess I'd figure at max a 15% increase, some games more some less. It really depends on the game and which resolutions you'll be playing at as to how much of a boost you'll actually see.
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Second life wont benefit from any card, its the worse coded chat game ever.
the whole game runs like a pile of poo and will do so on any system no matter how high end they are.

dont waste your money on it i would say
my mum made £3,000+ ($4000-$5000) last year from selling virtual horses on the game. She can carry on playing it for all i care!
it got me my new 460 so im happy
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my mum made £3,000+ ($4000-$5000) last year from selling virtual horses on the game. She can carry on playing it for all i care!
it got me my new 460 so im happy
Thats one way to look at it
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my mum made £3,000+ ($4000-$5000) last year from selling virtual horses on the game. She can carry on playing it for all i care!
it got me my new 460 so im happy
i didnt say stop playing, i say dont spend money on it, the game wont benefit from better hardware
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