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3870x2 or 4850?

Which should I get or keep

  • 3870x2

    Votes: 6 60.0%
  • 4850

    Votes: 4 40.0%

  • Total voters
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I'm looking to either keep my 3870x2 or trade maybe for a 4850, just want some input they seem to be on par for everything except for 3dmark06 which doesn't mean squat to me?...but if I got crossfire i guess two 4850s will be a 3870 and maybe even two of them in cfx
 

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I would go with 4850, the performance is only going to get better with new drivers and such.
 
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i was thinking the same thing, but now I have to get rid of my collection of 3800 series to end up with two of those cards
 

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are you going to do 2 4850's? or 4850+4870 or something like that?
 
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two 4850s till I finish my school then I'll be able to sell those and end up prolly with a 4870x2 by april but i'm trading and selling my 3800 series collection right now to make some profit to buy a pair
 

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sounds good. those are some beastly little cards.
 
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