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1GB 8800GT vs 512MB (1GB?) 4850?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by [I.R.A]_FBi, Jun 17, 2008.

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    Whats your pick? why? is there a (1GB?) 4850 in stream? About how much would it cost?
     
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    how can we possibly have a comparo of the two when one doesn't even exist yet?
     
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    some of it is "speculation" after all im trying to have a discussion.
     
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    I would all have to be speculation, but I would guess that 4850 would beat the 8800gt. Probably have new features like DX10.1 and less power consumption and greater overclockability due to the 55nm process.
     
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    how can you properly discuss something that does'nt exist?

    this is like fanboi fodder
     
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    dont worry, ill get a mod to sort out the junk as it gets posted.
     
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    Or we could possible just close this thread untill the HD 48XX series is released?
    *I was a little to hasty. If people can't behave themselves here, then the thead will be closed for a while. There are some benchmarks out there, but really it's only fair to do such a comparison after the product is released and drivers are finalized.:)
     
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    Speculatively the 4850 is supposed to be competing w/ the 9800gtx, so it should be faster than the 8800gt, a good deal faster. Supposed to be $199. Might as well wait and see though right, it would be a shame to buy a card so close to the new ones. Also I believe it's only coming in 1gb flavors at first, a lower version w/ 512mb later. All just chatter around the courtyard though......
     
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    and thats 199 for the 1 gb?
     
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    Actually the 512mb 4850 seems to be the card that will be launched first. I haven't heard anything about a 1gb version so far. I haven't even heard anything about how much memory the 4870's are going to launch with.
     
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    thus far from the rumors I've seen the 4850 will have 512mb mem (no news ona 1gb version) and the 4870 will come in both flavors of 512 and 1gb.
     
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    Im sure PALiT or ASUS will release one :)
     
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    Im about to see how good my hd3870 is .. i just got it. its for sale btw.
     
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    seems like this goes to the 4850 easily especially if both are the same price.
     
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    4850 by a LONG LONG LONG shot.
     
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    4850 is 5% faster, on average, than 8800GTX

    (not shown above, but from elsewhere) 8800GTX is 10-15% faster, on average, than 8800GT

    = 4850 is 15%-20% faster than 8800GT

    Clear winner
     
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    2 are fially announced ....
     

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