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 4870 vs . 4890 on 1440x900 Monitor? - Forum Radeon 4870 1gb vs 512mb with 3gb triple channel sys memory - Forum Substantial difference between 4870 512MB and 1GB for my system? - Forum HD 4870 1GB @ 1440x900 - Forum 4850 512mb Vs 1gb - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 167 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: Forum4850 1gb vs 4870 512mb Forum4850 1GB vs . 4870 512MB vs . GTX 260 @ 1920x1200 Forum4870 @ 1GB vs 2x 4870 @ 512MB ForumSapphire 4870 ... 512mb vs 1GB , Toxic vs non-Toxic Forum1GB HD 3870 vs 512MB HD 4870 vs 2GB HD 4870 ForumAny benchmarks 4870 512mb vs 1gb ? ForumHD 4870 512MB upgrade to HD4890 1GB ? ForumShould I get a 4870 512MB or 1GB ? Forum1GB vs 512MB 4870 s in CrossFire? Forum4850/ 4870 : PSU ok? 512mb vs 1gb ? Forum4850 1gb vs 4870 512mb ForumHD 4870 512mb vs 1gb Forum512MB 4870 vs 1GB ForumDual Nvidia geforce 9800gt 512mb vs Single ATI Radeon 4870 1GB ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? 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 !