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Old 01-21-2008, 08:09 PM   #1
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Default ATI Radeon HD 3850 or nVidia 8800GT?

Well, they're both dx10 compatible, but the 8800gt is better than the the HD3850, but the ATI is $100 cheaper. I'm thinking the ATI. What do u guys think?

http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphics_2007.html

How much of a performance difference will I notice between the 256MB version of the HD 3850 and the 512MB version?
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Old 01-21-2008, 08:21 PM   #2
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Well, they're both dx10 compatible, but the 8800gt is better than the the HD3850, but the ATI is $100 cheaper. I'm thinking the ATI. What do u guys think?

http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphics_2007.html
I have the 3850 (512)

Runs all the games i have smoothly, it can handle crisis at medium-high

I would recommend it
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Old 01-21-2008, 08:27 PM   #3
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Default Re: ATI Radeon HD 3850 or nVidia 8800GT?

For the price, it's hard to beat the HD3850.

It all boils down to how much do you want to spend. Personally, I'd spend the extra money and get the 8800GT.
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8800 gt = amazing card
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Old 01-21-2008, 09:33 PM   #5
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Hmm...well, i could get the 256MB Version of the 3850 for $189, the 512MB version for $219, and the 8800GT for $274, all w/o tax. I think possibly the 8800GT for $219, but not completely sure. I'm short on cash rite now, so I'm thinking the 256MB 3850. How would the 3850 run Crysis compared to a 256MB non-oc'd 8800gt?
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i would get the 8800 gt!!
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get them both!
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nah then u carnt sli them.

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Old 01-22-2008, 01:36 PM   #9
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The 8800GT is far bette rthan the 3850, but for a pricing difference, the 3850 has better performance over price than the 8800GT does.
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Since your runing low on cash, get the HD3850.
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