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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by BradleyKZN, May 9, 2009.

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Which do i go for

  1. Get the p45 and 4890

    20 vote(s)
    76.9%
  2. Get the 750i and gtx275

    5 vote(s)
    19.2%
  3. Get the 750i and 2x9800gtx

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
  1. BradleyKZN

    BradleyKZN New Member

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    Ok so today i was doing some price checking, now i was looking for an intel p45 chipset, but then stumbled upon an nvidia 750i chipset for teh same price. I then stumbled on a zotac gtx275 amp for the same price as a 4890. But for the same price as a gtx275 i could get 2 x 9800gtx. So now i really dont know what to go for. I have these decisions
     
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    I vote for 4890!
     
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    go with the 2 9800gtx if you got the PSU that can handle it.
     
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    Can you give me a chance to finish! :O TPU response time FTW!!!
     
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    got p45 mobo and 4890
     
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    I would go with the P45 and 4890 ~ but hey that is me :laugh:
     
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    forget the videos cards , p45 is first after that 4890 or gtx275 no problem , but for me i say 4890 with p45 have crossfire support
     
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    I say p45 as it's a good chipset. The 4890 is an amazing card to get too plus the crossfire in the p45 gives a good upgrade path if needed.
     
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    LOLOLOL!
     
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    p45 is not a good BOARD. is a good chipset :nutkick:
     
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    ROFL hadn't even realised i'd put board (very sleepy :p ).

    I don't know why people are saying to get 2 9800s as dual card setups should always be put behind a single card solution as dual card setups only work well in some situations and can be a real pain to get working in some games, so i'd avoid the dual 9800s as either the 4890 or 275 are a better option.

    Saying that dual card setups are good if you're using the best single card available and you still want more power, which is why i said crossfire is a good option to keep above before someone calls me out on that.
     
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    +1 for 4890.
     
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    p45 ^_^ and ATI cards still pwn xD
     
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    Gee, looking at the poll results so far, things are looking very close indeed :wtf:
     
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    Ok now, out of curiousity, why have most of you said the p45 and 4890 as opposed to the 750i and gtx275
     
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    P45 with either 4890 or 275 if your not bothered about SLI\CF. BUT if you are which i think you are P45 and the 4890.
     
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    P45 and 4890 gmv

    P45= Maximum stability and performance
     
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    Ok and which is the better card between the 4890 and gtx275
     
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    They are both great cards, but the P45 series doesn't support SLi, and the 750i doesn't clock as well as a p45. Simple reason is better overclock so the only selection there that really makes the best sense, is indeed the P45 (with crossfire support) and the 4890.
     
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    ask yourself if you want to OC or not:)
     
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    i think the question is how much do i want to overclock. Im quite happy with the 3.2ghz that my g31 can get. But anyway, im also looking for better performance. Crossfire would be nice but it would mean a bigger psu.
     
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    How about a P45 with a 275?
    or you could wait?
     
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    Yeah i dunno hey, this is what im struggling to decide
     
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