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bumfloss May 18, 2009 09:41 AM

2x 275 or 2x 4890
This computer will be used for gaming and I was wondering what cards are faster...

should I get 2
-HIS 4890 turbo edition $574
-EVGA 275 $568

HuttFuzz May 18, 2009 12:41 PM

Go with the cheapest it will give you about the same perf. anyways.

Also EVGA has great Tech support and RMA and lifetime warranties. Plus if your not satisfied you have a 90-day step-up program. EVGA's great and i only had great experiences with them.

Yoda8232 May 18, 2009 01:59 PM

Either you can't go wrong, I'd personally go for the EVGA since they are sex.
Which I mean they are a great company.

tomek May 25, 2009 07:59 PM

OK .. bumb question as I've been out of the loop for a while.

Are the ATI cards no longer better at AA?

HuttFuzz May 25, 2009 08:32 PM

Really depends on the game you want to play. Nvidia and ATI/AMD each have games they perform better at. Read a couple of GFX cards reviews and you'll see.

Mr. Gruntsworthy May 26, 2009 06:32 AM

I was just looking at the HWC reviews of the 4890 the other day, and in their tests, the GTX 275 was one of the cards the 4890 was compared against. Using HWC's reviews, generally the GTX 275 seems to perform better than the 4890, especially as you crank up the AA. The only thing to consider is the difference in performance gains of crossfire compared to SLI.

Through various tests done by HWC though, a single GTX 275 outperforms a single 4890 on most occasions. For proof look up HWC's review of the 4890.

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