4870 1gb vs 512mb for 1440x900 Tags: Graphics Cards Monitors Graphics Product Last response: March 1, 2009 11:29 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Abyssalx February 28, 2009 11:36:23 PM is a 1gb worth the price dif for a 1440x900 monitor? More about : 4870 1gb 512mb 1440x900 wh3resmycar a b U Graphics card March 1, 2009 12:28:15 AM depends on the game. take gta4 for example. 1gb will give you more eyecandy (but not performance). but at that low resolution why not a 4850 1gb instead? blotch March 1, 2009 12:47:28 AM It would only be worth it if you like pumping up the AA to 4x or 8x other than that the 512mb should do ya fine. Related resources HD 7770 1GB vs GTX 460 vs HD 4870 512mb - Forum 4890 1gb vs 4890 1gb xfired with 4870 512mb??? - Forum 1GB vs 512MB 4870s in CrossFire? - Forum Radeon 4870 1gb vs 512mb with 3gb triple channel sys memory - Forum 4870 @ 1GB vs 2x 4870 @ 512MB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 169 U Graphics card a b C Monitor March 1, 2009 8:08:14 AM The difference isnt much(1GB wont make much of a differnece)especially for your resolution,my vote goes for 512MB version. randomizer a b U Graphics card March 1, 2009 8:36:40 AM wh3resmycar said:but at that low resolution why not a 4850 1gb instead? Probably almost the cost of a 512MB 4870 which will have more horsepower for his res. Peaks March 1, 2009 9:44:04 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The 4850 1GB is much more then the 4870 512MB. The 4870 has a higher core clock and the added memory of the 4850 wont make a difference at that res...go for the 4870 512MB jitpublisher a b U Graphics card March 1, 2009 11:29:19 AM +1 for a 4870 512. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Radeon HD 4870 1GB vs Radeon HD 4870 512MB Forum 4850/4870: PSU ok? 512mb vs 1gb? Forum Sapphire 4870... 512mb vs 1GB, Toxic vs non-Toxic Forum 4850 1gb vs 4870 512mb Forum HD4870 512mb vs 1gb Forum 4850 1GB vs. 4870 512MB vs. GTX 260 @ 1920x1200 Forum 512MB 4870 vs 1GB Forum Dual Nvidia geforce 9800gt 512mb vs Single ATI Radeon 4870 1GB Forum 1GB HD 3870 vs 512MB HD 4870 vs 2GB HD 4870 Forum HD 4870 1gb vs HD 4870 512mb Forum 4870 512mb vs 4870 1gb Forum Any benchmarks 4870 512mb vs 1gb? Forum 4870 1GB VS 4870 512MB, Worth the price differences? Forum HD4870 1GB @1440x900 Forum SolvedNeed some advice. 4870 512mb or 4890 1gb 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 !