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Old May 26, 2009, 08:47 PM
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Alright, I'm stuck with a tough decision. I'm looking at upgrading my system to I7 and I'm struggling with whether I should keep my 2 4850's or sell them and upgrade?

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Also, I have a 26" monitor, at 1900x1200 resolution
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Old May 26, 2009, 09:06 PM
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Alright, I'm stuck with a tough decision. I'm looking at upgrading my system to I7 and I'm struggling with whether I should keep my 2 4850's or sell them and upgrade?

opinions?

Also, I have a 26" monitor, at 1900x1200 resolution
I'd just hold onto them for now, those are fine at that res for most things, and when the next series comes out upgrade then. Spend the money on decent i7 parts :)

If you only had on 4850 i'd say change it out.
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With the new cards only a couple months off i'd hold off on video cards unless you need the extra muscle now.
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Keep 'em, i am sure they do the job well. Wait for next generatin GPUs
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Keep 'em, i am sure they do the job well. Wait for next generatin GPUs
+1 New generation is coming out at the end of this year, and so far the PC Market has been quiet...

Unless you are eager to run Sims 3 at full resolution, 8 x AA and such... even then I'm pretty sure it will work.
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