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Topic # 53833 14-Dec-2009 07:19
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Which one of the lot would be worth while getting?

8800gt
8800gts
8800gtx

Ati 4850

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  Reply # 282110 14-Dec-2009 08:52
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What CPU etc have you got ? What games you want to play ? WHat size screen do you have ?

All those would be good for my machine, but its an old machine now (as per my sig). Im lookin at getting a 4850 if a deal on a 9600gt Im working on falls through....




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  Reply # 282114 14-Dec-2009 09:08
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AMD athlong x2 3ghz

Gaming , most games , Steam games ,TF2 , L4D , Prototype, Crysis ect

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 282140 14-Dec-2009 09:52
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8800GT was replaced by the 9800GTX.
4850 supposedly runs better than a 9800GTX.
4850 runs better than a 8800GTS with AA turned on.

This site will prob be of help :)
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/HD_4850/6.html




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  Reply # 282218 14-Dec-2009 11:39
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Hmmmm COOL , so im going to go with the 4850 but i see that the 5770 and 5750 + are similar prices

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  Reply # 282235 14-Dec-2009 12:18
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Dont know where youre looking, but a 4850 is approx $160, 5700 series seem to be $250+.




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  Reply # 282236 14-Dec-2009 12:19
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pbtech 4850 is 270ish and 5770 is 290

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  Reply # 282275 14-Dec-2009 13:29
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Have a look at Playtech....

XFX HD-485X-YDFK Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Support
$169.00 inc GST

XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 DX11 HDCP HDMI Display Port Eyefinity CrossFire Support
$289.00 inc GST

Theyre also offering free freight at the moment.

BTW, dont think that getting 1GB versions of cards is a huge bonus - its only really noticeable for textures at high resolutions and even then most people probably wouldnt notice :)




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  Reply # 282482 14-Dec-2009 21:55
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A 57XX card will deliver some good at the mo.

Its always good to search for benchmarks to see how it compares against other cards on your list.

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  Reply # 282499 15-Dec-2009 00:14
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If you were already expecting to pay around the $250 mark for a card, then why no to the current gen 5xxx AMD cards. Some good future proofing there!

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  Reply # 282544 15-Dec-2009 08:43
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Didnt say no to the 57xx, but the cards mentioned were all on the "lower" end of most users budgets, so kept to that range :)





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  Reply # 282660 15-Dec-2009 13:02
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Yeah i dont have a tonne of moneys atm but if i can i would definitly get the 5770 or some thing in that range :) you guys are the best, thanks

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