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XFX Radeon HD 4850 and Radeon HD 4870 Pictured

Millenia

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While XFX may be rad for offering lifetime warranty they blow big time for not offering it to us Europeans :shadedshu
 
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The 4870 looks awesome. Now where's the XFX 4870 Alpha Dog Edition. :D
 
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The one on the left looks like an NVIDIA card! The cooler is all wrong. They probably are using old coolers and are like, o sweet we will just get rid of these!
 

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If they put GDDR5 on it, it would be a 4870.:D
Well the core clock is faster on a 4870 also. If they could keep the temps down and keep single slot cooling it would be a better deal than the 4870.

In the end you're right. I just have a hard time justifying 100 bucks more for 25MHz and DDR5 ram when the gaming difference isn't that great. Nothing out now beats the 4850 for the money.
 
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nvidia must be green with envy :laugh:
 

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nvidia are loosing sales due to remarking old cards and most of all the high fail rates of the g84/g86 and g92 parts(all are flawed, temp cycling kills them)

glad to see some of the nvidia only vendors moving to the better chip maker!!
 

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They should have released this at christmas because:

NV = Green + ATI = Red. Add that up it's christmas!!!
 
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I don't know about you guys but I really like the design on the 4850, left card. It does look like a lower quality nvidia cooler though :x.
 
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if it does the job who cares? its black after all and inside the case it will most likely be upside down so ...
 
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i will only buy it if its faster/better than the others 4850's of other marks or if its cheaper than the others
 
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F yeah, that 4850 is mine
 

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like with seagate hdd's, one of their biggist, if not the biggist selling point was the fact that they all had 5 year warr, alot of their drivers nolonger offer 5 and have dropped to 3....sadd :(

oh well, my next drives will probbly be hitchi or samsung then whatever cheaper per gb ;)
 
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