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RV730 Tested, Performs Close to Radeon HD 3850

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yea, its why when i had my 7950GT I waiting so long, had to wait for the 3870 to come down for something to be worth my cash
I paid 40 bucks for this card 4 months ago. That's pretty hard to beat lol.
 
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yea it is, it can still keep up
 

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There was a time when I could go around feeing all elite calling budget cards garbage

Oh where have those times gone :(
 

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so what yall are saying this is basically a 3850 but with the Flaws Fixed (AA/AF forceing doesnt take a massive toll)
And from 256 bit reduced to 128 memory bus.
 

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I paid 40 bucks for this card 4 months ago. That's pretty hard to beat lol.
IMO new product should bring new level of performance or new level of performance for amount of money. I guess that AMD need that money badly. I bet that die is not bigger by much compared to 3650 and is 128 vs 256 bit so the PCB is cheaper to manufacture and still that prices. And yes I know that we are buying technology and the sylicon but there is space for lower prices.
 
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