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Old March 26, 2010, 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by mattlef View Post
I'm still wondering...
Would most of you consider a 470 from a 5850 an upgrade or more less lateral movement?

There are decent increase in frame rates across the board like you have shown, however, the price difference is a tad higher then 10%, and overall tdp is over 18% higher on load?
Would the 10-15% increase in performance vs 10% price and 18% load W be enough for one to justify moving from red to green?

Fantastic work on the reviews. As always we greatly appreciate the time and effort you put into every review.
I would say stick with the 5850, since there's probably going to be a markup on the GTX480/470 for a while.
Unless of course you absolutely need PhysX and CUDA.
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