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Which GFX card should I buy?

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Last response: in Graphics & Displays
October 3, 2008 2:07:36 AM

Sapphire HD 4670 512MB GDDR3 £61


PNY 8800GT 256MB GDDR3 £46

My RiG isn't that great (because I got it free). My PCIe slot is physically x16, but the nForce for it (mobo) only supports x8.
I picked 4670 first becuase it's a newer card, then my friend said you'd be a fool to not buy an 8800 GT at that price.

So now you guys please help me decide.

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a b U Graphics card
October 3, 2008 2:22:45 AM

Get the HD4670, the 8800GT is crippled by the 256MB. The HD4670 will be one step up from it.
a b U Graphics card
October 3, 2008 2:24:09 AM

256mb on the 8800gt ouch wat resolution will you be playing at??
8800gt still a better deal.
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October 3, 2008 2:24:39 AM

You think the extra £15 is worth it just for 256 MB RAM?

An 8800GT with 512 MB RAM is ~£100!
a b U Graphics card
October 3, 2008 2:26:03 AM

well depends wat resolution are you playing at??
October 3, 2008 2:28:45 AM

1440x900 most of the time.
I will push for 1680x1050 too, but much less often.
a b U Graphics card
October 3, 2008 2:29:48 AM

8800gt with 256mb will be okay will struggle here and there but it will do okay. is the 4850 a option?
October 3, 2008 2:41:52 AM

Eek, no the 4850 is way too much; ~£100.
I was thinking about £50-60 on a GFX card.