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help what to choose

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i have a gts 250 and my buddy wants it for phsx he is willing to trade for a 4870 this is a media center build i have and want a good silent card with some power should i trade??
post #2 of 5
They're extremely similar cards. Being an older card you might want to actually go to his house and listen to his 4870 to make sure it's quiet enough. Otherwise I can't see any reason not to
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post #3 of 5
buy 5670 OC is good for HTPC.
post #4 of 5
4870 performs better than 250, I cannot find any reason not to accept this trade, just go for it and you will be satisfied.
post #5 of 5
Go for it man. Owned a 4870 1 gb for over a year. Lots of power. On par with GTX 260 -212 for comparison, which I also owned. But mind the noise, GTS 250 might be a lot quieter .
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