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XFX Radeon HD 4850 and Radeon HD 4870 Pictured

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. Millenia

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    While XFX may be rad for offering lifetime warranty they blow big time for not offering it to us Europeans :shadedshu
     
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    The 4870 looks awesome. Now where's the XFX 4870 Alpha Dog Edition. :D
     
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    BLASPHEMY! CRUCIFY HIM! :D
     
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    The one on the left looks like an NVIDIA card! The cooler is all wrong. They probably are using old coolers and are like, o sweet we will just get rid of these!
     
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    Well the core clock is faster on a 4870 also. If they could keep the temps down and keep single slot cooling it would be a better deal than the 4870.

    In the end you're right. I just have a hard time justifying 100 bucks more for 25MHz and DDR5 ram when the gaming difference isn't that great. Nothing out now beats the 4850 for the money.
     
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    +1 to that
     
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    nvidia must be green with envy :laugh:
     
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    nvidia are loosing sales due to remarking old cards and most of all the high fail rates of the g84/g86 and g92 parts(all are flawed, temp cycling kills them)

    glad to see some of the nvidia only vendors moving to the better chip maker!!
     
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    They should have released this at christmas because:

    NV = Green + ATI = Red. Add that up it's christmas!!!
     
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    I don't know about you guys but I really like the design on the 4850, left card. It does look like a lower quality nvidia cooler though :x.
     
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    if it does the job who cares? its black after all and inside the case it will most likely be upside down so ...
     
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    i will only buy it if its faster/better than the others 4850's of other marks or if its cheaper than the others
     
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    F yeah, that 4850 is mine
     
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    or if its the same price but offers dbl/triple lifetime warr
     
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    Yes, its true
     
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    like with seagate hdd's, one of their biggist, if not the biggist selling point was the fact that they all had 5 year warr, alot of their drivers nolonger offer 5 and have dropped to 3....sadd :(

    oh well, my next drives will probbly be hitchi or samsung then whatever cheaper per gb ;)
     

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