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Which card is better between the ATI4870 and the NVidia GTX260? Will the 4870 be able to play S.T.A.L.K.E.R Clear Sky in DX10 mode at maximum graphics with the following specs:
E6750 Intel @ 2.66Ghz
2gb DDR2 800 RAM
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  1. 4870 >>> gtx260 by 10 % on average

    What resolution you playing at?
    Id say itd be able to max out up to 1920 with full AA
  2. 1680x1050
    What do you think about Clear Sky?
  3. If i can play crysis on high at 1920 resolution you should be able to play any game at 1680
  4. What's the specs of your machine?
  5. Form Factor Gaming Pc:


    Case:

    SILVERSTONE SST-SG01-B Black Aluminum MicroATX Desktop Computer Case - OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811163116
    $89.99

    Motherboard:

    GIGABYTE GA-G31M-S2L LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128078
    60 $

    CPU:

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Yorkfield 2.5GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115043
    270 $

    CPU Cooler:

    Scythe SCMNJ-1000 80mm Sleeve "NINJA MINI" CPU Cooler - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185046
    40 $

    Graphics Card:

    Radeon 4870 Sapphire with free with game

    260 $

    RAM:

    CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145184
    66.50 $

    Hard Drive:

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136218
    89.99 $

    Power Supply:

    OCZ EvoStream OCZ720EVOSLI 720W ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V Power Supply 100 - 240 V cUL, CE, TUV, FCC - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341005
    59.99 $, 720W modular


    Thermal Compound:

    Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100007
    6 $

    DVD Drive:

    LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner with LightScribe - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106072
    33.90 $

    Monitor:

    BenQ T241W Black 24" 5ms HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor with Height and Pivot Adjustments 250 cd/m2 1000:1 Built in Speakers - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824014169
    340 $


    Wireless Card:

    EDIMAX EW-7128G IEEE 802.11b/g PCI Wireless Card Up to 54Mbps Data Rates 64/128-Bit WEP, 802.1x, WPA, AES - Retail
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833315041
    24$


    Total cost 1300 $ including shipping
  6. Nice and what's your 3dMark'06 score at Default settings?
  7. 15 k with CPU and graphics overclockd
  8. fugben said:
    15 k with CPU and graphics overclockd

    Only 15K?, that must be disappointing what with the Quad an all. :lol:
  9. 3d mark is hardly relevant.
    A 100 FPS in COD 4 at 1940 resolution, all settings max, 16 x aa 4x AF is
  10. ^finally soemone said the truth. FPS is what matters when u play, damn 3dmark
  11. 3dmark is just for show
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