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Old June 28, 2008, 11:51 AM
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I'd go with HIS. Their IceQ series is excellent, but the 4850 isn't out yet.

I got two Hightech regular 4850, and I must say I dig the screwdriver.
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Old June 28, 2008, 12:27 PM
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Good question fawconpunch. I can see myself going with a couple of 4870s whenever I decide replace this mobo. Sounds like HIS is the leading brand so far.
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Old July 1, 2008, 09:37 PM
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I got some interesting results from a thread I started, eventually exploring the "after market" warranty and found that only Sapphire, HIS and Visiontek had a clearly defined warranty on their websites others seemed to just want to baffle with gobbilty goop:

Which brand off HD4850 should I get, want technical input

I bought a Sapphire because I can't get Visiontek in Australia and they had a clearly defined Warranty for 2 years.
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