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2x nvidia 8800gt vs. 1 Ati Radeon HD 4850

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August 8, 2008 5:21:37 AM

I was thinking of building my pc or not but this already built pc I think has higher specs than mine

already built pc:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
going to build pc specs:
Case:Thermaltake armor+mx
Motherboard:MSI P45 Neo2-FR LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU:Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Memory:p qi TURBO 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800
GPU:Ati Radeon HD 4850
Hard Drive:EXCELSTOR Jupiter Series ESJ9250S 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB
DVD Drive:LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R
Power Supply:Rosewill RP600V2-S-SL 600W SLI Ready-ATX12V V2.01 Power Supply

please reply:) 
August 8, 2008 5:41:21 AM

good cept for HDD (low brand knwon for errors and unreliability) and PSU is of really cheap quality.
a c 169 U Graphics card
August 8, 2008 7:03:26 AM

The one that is already built will perform better because 2x8800GTs in SLI beat 1 HD 4850 or even 1 HD 4870.
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August 8, 2008 6:31:49 PM

Maziar said:
because 2x8800GTs in SLI beat 1 HD 4870.


Not true.
August 8, 2008 6:37:26 PM

yes actually its true, since 2 8800 GTs actually take on 1 280 GTX lol

Look at this, the 9600 GT in sli beats 1 280 GTX and 4870, and we all kno that the 8800 GT is a stronger card than the 9600 GT:) 



And here we see the 8800 GT in sli losing slightly to the 280 GTX, but winning against the 4870:) 




Sigh...ppl just talk out of their @ss:) 
a c 169 U Graphics card
August 8, 2008 7:38:21 PM

shaneire said:
Not true.


plz read some reviews.
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August 10, 2008 9:19:54 PM

Def go the 2 x 8800GT SLI
August 10, 2008 9:28:13 PM

why go for 2 8800 gts when u can go for 2 4850s for about 30 $ more?
August 11, 2008 1:38:57 AM

ive alrready created a thread abou this.... 8800GT sli frequently beats a GTX280...google around before you start talking s#@t shanire...
August 11, 2008 4:41:32 AM

There is no doubting that SLI 8800GT's/GTS's are awesome combos. It's amazing how cheap you can get them for.
August 11, 2008 4:59:35 AM

My head is spinning because of all the literature on the 9800x2, 4870, 8800gt, 280, and 260. Take away Crysis, what would be the best setup? I don't want the power company to buy me dinner but including SLI and Crossfire and not including it, what would be a good setup for the highest framerates (and keep FSX happy) and is anything coming soon (as in the next few months) that I should look for? I was also lookign at the E8500 but I see the E8600 is out...more headaches lol
August 11, 2008 5:02:18 AM

+1 paul i keep saying that url as well and yet ppl still ask...
August 11, 2008 5:14:17 AM

oi mike dont get teh E8500...its like $100 more than the 8400 and its wat .16 of a GHz faster?? you could overclock the E8400 to 3.6 without a voltage change much less a measly .16!! dont waste ya money :pfff: 
September 1, 2008 12:00:48 PM

Damn im wishing i got an SLI board now, i want to see how good my 8800gt OC does with another one. Beasty i bet.
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