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GTX 275 or HD 4890 for Crysis, GTA4, and Clear Sky.

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April 21, 2009 3:24:37 AM

First of all I would like to say I don't really care about which GPU is better in Left4Dead, Unreal Tournament 3, HL2, Call of Duty 5, etc. (seriously can you tell the difference between 70 and 90 FPS?)

However I would like to know on the more intensive games (Crysis, GTA4, STALKER Clear Sky, etc.) which card gets the higher FPS.

Specifically I would like to know which card does better at Crysis (Very High/Enthusiast, 4XAA)
Generally I was lead to believe Nvidia cards run Crysis far better, but for odd reasons numerous benchmarks show the 4890 beating out the Nvidia GTX 275 at Crysis...is this really true?

thanks!
April 21, 2009 3:29:14 AM

Unless you are only going to be running crysis why does it matter?...just look at benchmarks between the two and make your decisions on that not on one game engine you think you need to max out...
April 21, 2009 3:42:01 AM

rewindlabs said:
Unless you are only going to be running crysis why does it matter?...just look at benchmarks between the two and make your decisions on that not on one game engine you think you need to max out...



A agree with you to an extent, however both these cards run most games out there over 60 FPS, and beyond that I really can not tell any difference in smoothness. That's why I believe in games like Crysis and Clear Sky (where +2 or -2 FPS actually matter), the smallest differance in FPS makes me buy a GPU over another.
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April 21, 2009 4:04:45 AM

I think if you're talking about pure performance you can focus NVIDIA offerings. I think the latest round shows ATI ahead in value for money, but NVIDIA still takes the overall power crown.
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November 6, 2009 11:40:55 AM

even in call of duty 4 it is hanguping what to do i dont no i am having xfx HD4890 XT edition
November 6, 2009 12:39:43 PM

The performance is close between the 2 cards. I think the 275 is a little better. The 4890 is much cheaper so I would suggest you get that.
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November 8, 2009 12:38:45 AM

its ok but when i have 260GTX the screen is freezing up its ok but then in 275GTX what will happen
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November 8, 2009 12:41:44 AM

if i change it into 60 FPS aslo it hanguping and becomes white screen and so that the system restarts :cry: 
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