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Old 09-16-2008, 01:59 PM   #1
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im wondering what card would be better, a GTX 260 or a radeon 4870? im trying to keep cost down but for performance and bang-for-buck what is better?
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:25 PM   #2
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from what i heard, the 4870 is better than the 260.
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It's also a lot cheaper :P
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:48 PM   #4
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The HD 4870 is slightly faster than the GTX 260 in general. The 260 overclocks well, but then so does the HD 4870.
If you have an SLi board though, the GTX 260 might be the better choice as it adds an upgrade path later on.
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what if he had an CF board?
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I think the GTX is better, it's my opinion, you decide.
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i would modify your signature to 5 lines max before one of the moderators here catch you. just giving you the heads up . i got a warning for it myself one :P
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