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Ordered my new 4870 today!!!

Palit ATI HD4870 Sonic (Overclocked) PCI-E 2.0 1GB 256-bit GDDR5, 775/3800MHz(Overclocked), Dual Link DVI, HDMI, HDCP, Dual Fan.

Anyone got one? How does it go?

I got the new power supply today and it's already in my PC. (check specs)...

IM SO EXCITED... *Screams like a little girl*
 
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let me know how that runs cuz im getting this 1GB 4870 for 239$
 

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@lucasweir: i am getting the sapphire card for the same price. I hope it has lot of gains with the new drivers :D
 
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yea are you getting the 1GB? or 512MB? im not sure what to get cuz its only 20$ more for a 1GB
 

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Get the 1gb card for sure!
 
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damn why is the 4850 2gb not going down in price this is just rediculous.
 

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damn why is the 4850 2gb not going down in price this is just rediculous.
It's a ridiculous card anyways. It's 2gb's of GDDR3 limited by a 256 bit bus. The 1gb of GDDR5 on a 256 bit bus is not restricted on the 4870 and is a much better buy.
 
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It's a ridiculous card anyways. It's 2gb's of GDDR3 limited by a 256 bit bus. The 1gb of GDDR5 on a 256 bit bus is not restricted on the 4870 and is a much better buy.
Agreed
 

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yea true I may change my whole upgrade thoughts now, I was kinda looking to the 2gb, but I guess its a joke. wonder what crossfire would have brought with 2gb though probably not much.
 
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yea 2GB isnt needed yet unless you have crazy resolutions
 

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yea 2GB isnt needed yet unless you have crazy resolutions
This is true I'm looking to upgrade to either 2 4850 1gb's single slots, or just add another 4850 at 512mb, Actually I got another one I'm thinking about but that may cost too much
 
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i would go with another 512MB then youll have a 1GB and you have crossfire :)
 
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I should get it today... I'll tell you how it is if I get it... (Thats if Im not testing it in games)
 

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Hi all. I ordered my card yesterday!!

Guess what, i was sure about buying 4870 1GB at $239.9. But...the elusive but....i changed my decision at the last moment, and guess what, i am going to the greener side instead of the red side......:eek:

Yup, i ordered a standard EVGA GTX 260/216 core for a drool price :D
 

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Hi all. I ordered my card yesterday!!

Guess what, i was sure about buying 4870 1GB at $239.9. But...the elusive but....i changed my decision at the last moment, and guess what, i am going to the greener side instead of the red side......:eek:

Yup, i ordered a standard EVGA GTX 260/216 core for a drool price :D
Booo! But I hope it works out for ya! The 216 is supposed to be nice.
 
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Where did you order this card at? I also am trying to buy this card.
 
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Im from Australia and got it from OzDirect.com also try searching www.shopbot.com.au for Australian prices...
 
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I still havent got it cause it doesnt deliever during weekends... I've been looking into other 4870 1GB and the palit wins!!! In everything
 

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