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Old 01-10-2009, 12:53 AM   #1
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hey, im running an 8600gts and i want to upgrade to a radeon 4870, what should i get for gaming? There are lots of 4870's Something under 400
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hey, im running an 8600gts and i want to upgrade to a radeon 4870, what should i get for gaming? There are lots of 4870's Something under 400
4870s for under $200
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Stupid newegg with their cheap stuff and inability to ship worldwide))))) I have to pay 6060 rubles(29rub=1$) for an HD4850 with a gig over here. Ooh can't wait to go to the US for college, gonna get myself a custom-made(by me) pc =D
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Old 01-10-2009, 06:45 AM   #4
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All HD 4870s are still 175 ~ $270 over here.
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Man..this is insane! The prices drop so fast..HD 4870 for about 20 bucks more than the HD 4850 I want...

But I doubt it would fit in my case, and it needs 2 6-pin, and I only have a 500W psu..
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MNI-SmellyCakes -
The HD 4870 is only 1/4" longer than the 4850 at 9 1/2" long. Most come with the needed power adapters and will run fine with a 500W power supply.
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Stupid newegg with their cheap stuff and inability to ship worldwide))))) I have to pay 6060 rubles(29rub=1$) for an HD4850 with a gig over here. Ooh can't wait to go to the US for college, gonna get myself a custom-made(by me) pc =D
hey, dont try and bring it over the boarder or you will have to pay the difference to add up to the price if canadaian electronics.
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