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Old August 7, 2008, 12:05 PM
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Does it hurt Nvidia? Does it hurt

Well Im sure Nvidia will come out swinging soon...that's a nice preview there SKY
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Old August 7, 2008, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post
How about a little sneak peek of tonight's review....?

Heheheehehe....*runs away*
I'm really only concerned with 1920x1200 with high AA and AF, silly 30" plus resolutions be damned.
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Old August 8, 2008, 04:40 AM
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i'm ready to buy one,hope my power supply can handle it
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Old August 10, 2008, 09:53 AM
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So I talked to my family over in Europe, and got them to look around for what price's were for the 4870 X2. There going for Euro 450 = CAD 722.92

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Old August 10, 2008, 12:09 PM
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They wil be FAR under that. Europe gets hosed when it comes to the price of computer parts.
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Old August 11, 2008, 09:16 AM
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According to this : sapphire radeon hd 4870 x2 official release date , the recommended price will be around 500 $...

Sexy looking card by the way...
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Coolit freezone elite
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8 Gig Gskill pc2 8000 4x2gig
HIS HD4870X2
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