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Old 10-05-2008, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Which video card would be better?

I currently am leaning towards two gtx 260's in SLI.

However, would a 4870x2 outperform both of these? what do you think?
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Old 10-05-2008, 06:19 PM   #2
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i would get the 4870X2 out of those two.
Reason is because SLI is not perfected yet, so i think a single card with 2 GPU is better than SLI/CF.
though it would be cool to say i have 2 cards in SLI....
but it will also be cool to say.. "I Have the Best Card Out Right Now Bia**h" when comparing to others. haha
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Old 10-05-2008, 08:20 PM   #3
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yeah 2 sli cards running in sli run like one at half or something not quite sure and the 4870 would be your best choice imo
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the 2x4870's without question!!...
just like Teny said, SLI isn't perfected yet...and i am pretty sure the 4870's would out perform the 260's...well it'd be a really close comparison i think.
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Just to help you guys out. OP is talking about the HD4870X2, not 2 HD4870 is Xfire.
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Just to help you guys out. OP is talking about the HD4870X2, not 2 HD4870 is Xfire.
well then in that case, i still say go with the 4870x2
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i already knew the OP was talking about the 4870X2, thats why i said that a single 4870X2 is better than SLI and CF.
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Correct, buy I always talk in general form so I don't have to criticize one person. At least I'm trying to be that way. =p
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Correct, buy I always talk in general form so I don't have to criticize one person. At least I'm trying to be that way. =p
i thought he was refering to the 4870's in xfire. my mistake. but like Teny said, and i couldn't agree more....the 4870x2core would be much better then sli...and can you imagine running that card in xfire...WOW
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3 GTX280 SLI or 2 HD4870X2 Xfire? =D
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