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Old June 25, 2009, 10:38 PM
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anyone know if this card is any good? I have read some good reviews on it, and is it really worth getting now?
my budget is anywhere below 150 CND
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for 150 you can get a 1 gig 4870
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Old June 26, 2009, 08:53 AM
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for 150 you can get a 1 gig 4870
O RLY? where would that be?
I've seen a few $189 ones...
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Old June 26, 2009, 09:17 AM
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I guess is something like this.
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Old June 26, 2009, 09:46 AM
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or you can buy mine :) Cowboy's FS thread! send me an offer :)
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or Newegg.ca - HIS H487FN512P Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Old June 27, 2009, 09:47 PM
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+ taxes + shipping = $175+
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Old June 28, 2009, 09:35 AM
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Only reason to buy the ROG HD4850 (which I'm guessing is the most expensive HD4850 out there) is the voltage control. Now if you don't plan to push this thing to its overclocking limits, then there really is no point.

It would be helpful to know what resolution you game and and your current games. Then it will be fairly easy to decide between a HD4850 or HD4870.
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Old June 28, 2009, 10:21 AM
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Only reason to buy the ROG HD4850 (which I'm guessing is the most expensive HD4850 out there) is the voltage control. Now if you don't plan to push this thing to its overclocking limits, then there really is no point.

It would be helpful to know what resolution you game and and your current games. Then it will be fairly easy to decide between a HD4850 or HD4870.
I will be surely be OCing that card.
I will be playing mostly on 1680x1050 and sometimes I will play on 1440x900.
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Well I run my HD4850 at 1680x1050 and it plays all the games I throw at it on high settings.

I'm curious as to how much you found the ROG HD4850 for though. I somehow doubt it's below $150. Your best bet right now is probably the XFX cards.
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