Re: Gaming PC build HELP: reasonable price range
The HD 4850 is cheaper than the 9800GTX and performs better. Forget brand favoratism, it doesn't get you anywhere. Everywhere you look the HD 4850 is a better purchase than the GTX.
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE @ 4.0GHz + TU120E lapped - MSI 770-CD45 AM3 - 2x2GB OCZ DDR3 1333MHz - Sapphire HD 4870 - Samsung Spinpoint 500GB 7200RPM 16MB cache HDD - Tagan TG600-BZ Piperock - (Currently open test bed) - Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit.