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Sapphire ATI Radeon HD4890 1GB DDR5 - $238.68 !!!

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#3
Wow, finally they've released 4890. Glad I didn't place my order yesterday. If 4870 prices go down, I'm going to build my system!
 
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So cheap.. I might sell my 4870 when I get it :roll:
 
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#6
Oh man, I'm about ready to BuyitNow. :p
I have a feeling the price is going to go up swiftly.

Anyone know any power draw numbers on this?
 
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I wonder if we will see other brands soon?
 
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#8
great price on those.
 

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both cards up to $260
 

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benchmarks....?
 

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Make sure buy it at ewiz at night time. They sometime go crazy with the price at midnight. Last time, I saw them set the price for GTX280 at $200. I couldn't believe it.
 
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#12
Changed my mind...

I think I'll wait until the next big domination cards come out...

You know like the 4850 walking all over the 3870.
The 4890 just doesn't seem to have it, we will see what the 5k's or maybe 49**s?
 
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Anyone notice the "Game physics processing ability" note on the box?
 

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yes Im sure we all noticed it :)
 
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I wonder if it will tie in with the Havok project AMD are working on.
 
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Hmm my 4870 will be here tomorrow.
I'm all for new powerful cards but I always miss the better bargains. LOL
 
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damn so this is basically an overclocked version of the 4870 if so why arnt people bagging them the way they did nvidia with the 9800 GTx and GTS 250
 
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damn so this is basically an overclocked version of the 4870 if so why arnt people bagging them the way they did nvidia with the 9800 GTx and GTS 250
Because they re-worked the core. The GTS 250 IS a 9800GTX+, an HD 4890 is a RV790 core. Not RV770 like the 4870.
How many 4870's have you seen that do 850mhz easily or even 1ghz?
 
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Wouldn't mind getting my hands on one of these. I think I am gonna wait for the HD5xxx series before I upgrade though. My 4830 is still going strong.
 
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#23
hmmm...its very temping just cause its new. LOL!!! i want it, but im either gonna wait for there x2 version or there next big monster to appear
 
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here that thing will cost like 350 dollars + taxes :cry:
 

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#25
Make sure buy it at ewiz at night time. They sometime go crazy with the price at midnight. Last time, I saw them set the price for GTX280 at $200. I couldn't believe it.
midnight like what time zone? PST?