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when are they 4870 x2 going to be released? im going to go cut throat. and get 2 of them.

edit: and is the 4870 x2 using gddr5? or is it going to be gddr3 or gddr4 and is it 1024 x 2 or just 512 x 2?
 
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That's gotta be a bs! Look at the memory OC!
 

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Lol @ the mem speed,photoshopped or what?
 

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WTF @ the mem. Are they cooling it with plutonium :roll: It might be a glitch but still 52255 Mhz :rolleyes:
 

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Yeah I'll hold off on the 4870 X2 and buy another 3870 X2 this month.
 

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gpuz bug i guess .. my 48xx should arrive tomorrow so new release soon
 
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gpuz bug i guess .. my 48xx should arrive tomorrow so new release soon
woo hoo. Expect to see full review by Friday :p Just kidding.

That review will be interesting. And more over the pricing should be perfect for AMD to come back and strike hard on NVidia.

I guess I will hold off on my vc purchase. Save up money and then spend it later.

Very eager to see your review W1z.

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That GPU-Z shot also says it does not have 800sp's. I don't think that's a glitch.
 
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"The new Radeon 4800 line is said to mark a return to form for AMD, and for the Radeon HD 4870 may be twice as fast as NVIDIA's fastest single-chip card so far, the GeForce 9800 GTX."

Will this be true?

http://www.electronista.com/articles/08/06/04/radeon.hd.4850.late.june/
see the problem is that if a single bench shows twice as fast, they can use it as a marketing scheme. take for instance the opengl fur bench. my 2900xt gets 2880 at stock, while a palit 512mb 9600gt gets 1546. in a real game, liek hl2episode2, the 2900 gets 43fps at 1650x1080 with 8xaa and 16xaf, the 9600gt gets 45fps under the same settings. it'ss all about the spin.

now if they said a 4870 is twice as fast as the 9800gtx in crysis, or cod4, then that;d be something.
 
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Damn it. If its once again false statement, I might as well jump on the NVidia wagon.
 

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Ack!
Salt overdose...
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Ok, this is the 1st user results on the 4850 I've found to date. He has a QX9650 @ 4GHz with the 4850 at default (I believe). He scorced 15194 in 3D06.

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this is looking good :) now were do i pre-order the 4870's? seriously were do i pre-order them
 
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Ok, this is the 1st user results on the 4850 I've found to date. He has a QX9650 @ 4GHz with the 4850 at default (I believe). He scorced 15194 in 3D06.

Source
nice that's a score i cna believe my quad at 4GHZ paired with my 2900xt at 930core got 14800 so if this is true and if the card is at stock, the 4800 series will be a sweet setup.
 

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I've said this before, but if they release a 4850 in AGP I'd be pleased but pissed at the sametime. I've only just got my 3850. I've just released I have my 3850 at 730/980. Crazy!
 
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Another person says he has the card (4850)

card has arrived. Info will be in a thread tonight, So far I can say It is an excellent performer. I will be busy benching and posting results tonight. Stay tuned to XS for more information.

A little teaser 15k in 06 is easy (4600mhz yorkie). much more info coming.
 

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i want some 4870 benches and some in crossfire and then the 4870 x2's
 

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hmm wonder what brand i should go with.

what you going with erocker?
 

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Sapphire 4870's 1gb versions if I can get them at launch, otherwise just two 512mb cards. I'm being foolish and paying for the expensive shipping too.:D
 

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Sapphire 4870's 1gb versions if I can get them at launch, otherwise just two 512mb cards. I'm being foolish and paying for the expensive shipping too.:D
nice!
do you wanna pay for mine? :p

if i can get them ill try for those 2 but we'll see what happens.
since i moved to Memphis i think newegg ships from here so i should be able to get same day shipping really cheap.
 

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I think there is a Newegg warehouse in Memphis. I think it's time you do some exploring, possibly some infiltrating, and get us some cards early!:D