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Old 06-21-2008, 11:01 PM   #1
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Well, I just got back from the local Best Buy with a brand new VisionTek HD4850. Fortunately, this thing cost me only $150 (plus tax, of course), what with the %25 off deal (which ends today). Additionally, this thing was the last one off the shelf. I was initially going to get an 8800gt, but this was too good an offer to pass up. What do you think, was I hasty in being a new adopter to this card, or will this investment last me for years to come?
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WOOT!

If you have been keeping track of the news on the RV770 core(the 4xxx series for ATI) then you should know that that card is GREAT! For $150 you are lucky as hell. The card is 200 on Newegg.

Think about it this way, this card beats the 9800GTX in many things AND a crossfire of ONLY 2 beats the 280GTX. Great Deal!

The one thing that I would regret is that you didn't save up and go for the HD 4870 which is the same core at 750Mhz core clock and GDDR5 Memory. The memory is clocked very close to 4Ghz! This card is coming in for about 300 bucks!!!

If you ask me, ATI is coming back!
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This card makes my 8800GT look like a POS!
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This card makes my 8800GT look like a POS!
http://computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=69845

Deserves a 4850 update
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WOOT!

If you ask me, ATI is coming back!
Hell yea. And congrats to the OP on the purchase.

I hope I get a bargain on an HD 4870....
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Hell yea. And congrats to the OP on the purchase.

I hope I get a bargain on an HD 4870....
Me too I'm actually buying two
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I'm on it .
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