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Old 11-11-2008, 11:05 PM   #1
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Is it still one of the best? I'm going to get one now. I know I can't go wrong with an x2, but will just a 4870 be ok for running dual monitors? One will be a 24" and one will probably be a 22".... The cheapest I found one was $250.

Or should I just wait until after Christmas? Price may go down :P

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Old 11-11-2008, 11:16 PM   #2
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At that price you can't go wrong with an HD 4870. The GTX 280 does outperform it in some tests, but at considerable increase in price.

Prices may go down after Christmas, but I wouldn't hold my breath.
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:30 PM   #3
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So it would be fine with my computer, dual monitors and multiple World of Warcraft games running? I usually run two at a time... lol

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scription=4870

What brand?
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Sapphire is a good brand for ATI cards
Get this one, you get an instant saving of $40 and its the same price as the other sapphire linked on the site, but this one has an extra heatpipe or two, so its worth it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102796
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:40 PM   #5
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Max Resolution 2560 x 1600

NICE! My 24" doesn't go that high! It's at 1920xwhatever.. or is that how high my vid card will allow it? Hm, anyway, thanks. I ordered!
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