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Final descision! HD4870 512MB or HD4850 1GB??

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
January 9, 2009 10:22:21 PM

Ok thats it im buying my new card on monday but now which one do i buy either the HD4870 512mb or the HD48501GB?? i game on a res of 1690x1050 and i need to know which one is better for me?

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a c 104 U Graphics card
January 9, 2009 10:46:00 PM

4870 512

the gig of vram becomes usefull at 1900*1200 or there abouts, depending on the game and graphics settings (detail, AA etc)
a b U Graphics card
January 10, 2009 2:24:04 AM

Definitely the 4870 512MB. 512 MB is plenty for moderate resolutions like yours.
January 10, 2009 2:33:55 AM

4870 all the way!