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Old May 18, 2009, 09:41 AM
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Default 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
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Old May 18, 2009, 12:41 PM
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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.
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Old May 18, 2009, 01:59 PM
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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.
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Old May 25, 2009, 07:59 PM
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OK .. bumb question as I've been out of the loop for a while.

Are the ATI cards no longer better at AA?
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Old May 25, 2009, 08:32 PM
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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.
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Old May 26, 2009, 06:32 AM
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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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