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Best 4870 Out There

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Aceman.au, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. Aceman.au

    Aceman.au

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    With so many different brands (ATI, Palit, IceQ, ASUS etc) I want to ask which is the best 4870 performance and value wise... 1GB and 512MB models...
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    The IceQ version on newegg. Those IceQ coolers are so badass.
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    i just bought a sapphire 512mb model and i love it. oc's well and idles at 40 C, half the temps of the stock cooler models. that and it's got a nice blue PCB.
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    The best is Palit's dual bios card. After that I would say the ASUS Dark Knights.
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    I picked that one up too... although I still don't have it in my hands yet :shadedshu lol :roll:
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    I'm getting the Palit 4870 1GB one... I'll have to put a small review on the forums... I don't plan on OCing... I've been waiting for this card to arrive for 4 weeks and SHOULD be here in 3 days... I can't wait...
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    Why do you need that much GFX power?
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    Can anyone tell me where to find these cards?

    For example, the Palit I don't see for sale anywhere...

    Dark Knight is on newegg but close ($10, $30 after rebate) in price to a 4850x2...

    Thanks.
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    Visiontek FTW.... Lifetime warranty....
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    I have two of the sapphires 1 Gb and at 60% fan I idle 39- 44. I only minor OCed. At full load in low 60s


    LOL
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    belive me it dosent matter witch one you get!go for the cheapest.
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    1mb? sapphire is getting cheap these days.
    The best ive seen is the palit 1gb.
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    Where can the HD 4870 Palit Sonic Dual Edition 1GB be bought?

    Can't find it anywhere...
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    newegg
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    I think a very good choice is this card... I own a similar one but it's a 4850 1Gb...
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    The Palit isn't available from any U.S. retailer that I know of (I searched for a while...)

    Would like to get The HIS IceQ4+ Turbo 1GB but can't seem to find it in stock...
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    I got the 1GB Sapphire 4870, it spanks Crysis till it cries.
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    i might add, i got that for $180 after MIR. and remains the best deal on a 4870 IMO-- three heatpipes, revised board, low price, sapphire quality....
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    The Asus Dark Knight 4870 1GB card is awesome. This is the one Im getting on Monday.
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    Getting my Palit 4870 on the Australian Monday or Tuesday... (1 - 2 days)

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