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9800GTX+ vs 4850

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June 25, 2008 4:01:18 AM

here is an awesome article I just got done reading at one of my other geek sanctuary lol.

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3340

9800gtx+ and the 4850 and 4870 listed. (they will have the full review in this chart up tomorrow for the 4870) but seriously. holy cow. ATI is really try to hold it down. Interesting read.

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June 25, 2008 4:24:14 AM

Heres a quote from the conclusion "The Radeon HD 4850 continues to be a better buy than NVIDIA's GeForce 9800 GTX, even if both are priced at $199. The overclocked, 55nm 9800 GTX+ manages to barely outperform the 4850 in a few titles, but loses by a larger margin in others, so for the most part it isn't competitive enough to justify the extra $30. The 4850 also uses significantly less power than the 9800 GTX+, and AMD was quick to point out that by the time the 9800 GTX+ ships that it will also have factory overclocked 4850s. That should make things even more interesting, because honestly, a factory overclocked Radeon HD 4850 is far more attractive to us than an overclocked GTX+.

In a little over 12 hours we'll be able to complete the story with a full look at AMD's RV770 GPU and the Radeon HD 4870, so for a full, detailed performance analysis come back then. Until then, in short, the 9800 GTX+ doesn't really change anything for NVIDIA. " This doesnt sound good for nVidia. Theyll have to reduce pricing, or find that rabbit and their ......hat

June 25, 2008 4:50:50 AM

Saw that this morning too.
Now i know i made the right decision buying the 4850 :) 

SoOOOooo funny in the computer shop yesterday, guy was tossing up between a 9800 and a 9600. The 9800 was still almost twice as much as the 4850, which was the same price as the 9600. Shop guy says "NoOOoOooo there are noooo new gfx card developments coming up, and there has been nothing for awhile"
All i could do was laugh as they guy paid ~$200AUD for a 9600.
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June 25, 2008 4:53:49 AM

come, the price war has, future, lower prices will be
June 25, 2008 4:54:01 AM

Should have told him about 4850. You're cool.
June 25, 2008 9:17:29 AM

haha mrmez, thats evil. he probs brought it home and thinks its the best card in the world.
June 25, 2008 7:00:11 PM

now its updated with 4870 info, im drooling here.
June 26, 2008 11:43:44 AM

the red zone deserve it, i choose HD4850 over 9800 GTX+
June 27, 2008 3:08:49 PM

yeah, picking mine up today here.
July 7, 2008 2:21:06 PM

mrmez said:
Saw that this morning too.
Now i know i made the right decision buying the 4850 :) 

SoOOOooo funny in the computer shop yesterday, guy was tossing up between a 9800 and a 9600. The 9800 was still almost twice as much as the 4850, which was the same price as the 9600. Shop guy says "NoOOoOooo there are noooo new gfx card developments coming up, and there has been nothing for awhile"
All i could do was laugh as they guy paid ~$200AUD for a 9600.


salespeople can say funny things. i was once at a store and an apple salesman was trying to convince some guy that the imac he was looking at could be overclocked :??: