Originally Posted by Blacksniper87
damn so this is basically an overclocked version of the 4870 if so why arnt people bagging them the way they did nvidia with the 9800 GTx and GTS 250
Because they re-worked the core. The GTS 250 IS a 9800GTX+, an HD 4890 is a RV790 core. Not RV770 like the 4870.
How many 4870's have you seen that do 850mhz easily or even 1ghz?