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Old May 15, 2009, 06:39 PM
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Default 3870 vs GTX 285?

I've recently fallen into a 285 GTX, and as I currently have a 3870 I'm wondering how much better it will be? any ideas? (I play at 1680x1050, Q6600 stock, 4 gigs Ram)
Is the 285 DX10.1?
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Old May 15, 2009, 06:44 PM
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none at all the 285 blows the doors of the 3870. simple answer a lot better
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MWahahahahahahA!!!! That must be the funniest thing I've read in a loooong time! LOL, congrats man! That GTX 285 will eat 10x 3870 for breakfast! Enjoy! (You should be buying a bigger screen now to do that card justice! :))
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Old May 15, 2009, 06:51 PM
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The PPD increase should be nice I imagine. Maybe I can stop folding to play a game :D
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MWahahahahahahA!!!! That must be the funniest thing I've read in a loooong time! LOL, congrats man! That GTX 285 will eat 10x 3870 for breakfast! Enjoy! (You should be buying a bigger screen now to do that card justice! :))
t 1680x1050 is there a point in me having it or should I just sell it?
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Old May 15, 2009, 06:53 PM
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Very much different architecture. Read our review...
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Old May 15, 2009, 06:56 PM
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t 1680x1050 is there a point in me having it or should I just sell it?
HUH? Sell it? NOOOOOO , get rid of your 3870....! You'll be able to run a lot of games, if not all.... maxed out with the nicest eye candy! Ask the experts here!
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Old May 15, 2009, 06:57 PM
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100% keep the 285 over the 3870!


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Old May 15, 2009, 06:58 PM
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In all reality, the games I have seen that are coming out in the next 6 months will NEED serious horsepower and your HD 3870 will be left wanting. With the GTX 285 you will be able to upgrade your whole system + monitor AROUND that card and still have it going for the next two years. The HD 3870? It's time has come and gone.
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If you're currently happy with your 3870 and you don't see that changing in the next 3 months then sell it.
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