4850 512 meg or 1 gig Tags: Radeon HD Graphics Product Last response: February 10, 2009 1:51 AM in Graphics & Displays Share bknight February 9, 2009 9:26:04 AM I planning on purchasing a 4850 to replace my 3850 which cannot seem to cut it these days. My question is it better to pay the extra for a 1 gig over the 512? My spec CPU: Q6600 Ram: 4 gig LCD: Samsung 203B 1440 * 1050 Cards i am looking at HIS HD 4850 IceQ 4 Turbo 512MB http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-28.shtml HIS HD 4850 IceQ 4 1GB(256bit) GDDR3 PCIe http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-30.shtml More about : 4850 512 meg gig gkay09 February 9, 2009 9:39:49 AM I feel tat u can go wit the 512 and save some money....for ur resolution the 512 would be suffice.... But if u ask me then u sould get this SAPPHIRE 100259L Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail around $190 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... And u don have to worry abt the fps...and the power... blashyrkh February 9, 2009 10:05:00 AM +1 on the 512 edition or the 4870 Related resources 1gig 9800gt or 512 meg hd4850 - Forum Is it worth making a jump from 512 meg to 1 gig RAM? - Forum 2x HD 5670 (1gig) or 2x HD 4850 (512mb) - Forum HD4870 512M or HD4850 1GIG ?????? - Forum Advice- 4 x 512 Megs or 2 x 1 Gigs - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bknight February 9, 2009 9:12:09 PM If i go for a 4870 what brand would people recommend? I heard that Sapphire cards run hot Blacklyte February 9, 2009 9:43:04 PM i've got the sapphire 4870 1gig and it idles at 50-51 with the 9.1 drivers Raidur February 9, 2009 11:35:35 PM Yeah my Sapphire 4870 1GB runs around 40c idle and 50-60 while gaming with 800/1000 clocks, I recommend it. A lot better temps than my old GDDR4 3870. Plus its purty. meodowla February 10, 2009 1:51:55 AM What about Sapphire Toxic 4870/ MSI 4850 512 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 512 vs 1meg Forum SolvedGT 640 DDR3 1GB vs Radeon HD 4850 512MB.Which is better ? Forum Solved9800GTX+ 512MB 256Bit DDR3 VS PowerColor HD 4850 1GB 256Bit GDDR5 Forum crossfire 4890 1g ddr5 with 4850 512 ddr3 Forum 512MB DDR2 5300U RAM vs 1gig DDR2 4200U Forum SolvedHD 4850 1gb & 512mb crossfire Forum Iwant to change the amount ram used by the video from 512 to 1gig on a 6559d .A8 Forum I have XFX ATI HD4850 1 gig card that i think is "sick" Forum SolvedPerformance difference between HD 4850 1Gb and 512 Forum SolvedATI 4770 512mb or ATI 4850 1gb? Forum From ati 4770-512 to nvidia gts 450 1gig Forum 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 5470 vs 1gig version Forum Which is better for gaming i3 1 gig video card or i5 512 mb video card? Forum 1 Gig sticks (2x512) showin up as 512 sticks Forum Can i crossfire a radeon Gigabyte HD 4850 (1 GIG) & a radeon Gigabyte HD 485 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !