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Whats difference between these two 4850 cards???

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May 17, 2009 5:01:00 PM

A little confused.

What is the difference between these two video cards?

Is it just the fan and brand? If so, will the fan make a huge difference on these cards?

SAPPHIRE 100245HDMI Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

XFX HD-485X-YDFC Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Thanks for help!
May 17, 2009 6:16:23 PM

The fan is first off, with the one pushing the heat outside the case your going to get better cooling in my opinion. Seconds the XFX has a lifetime warranty vs. the two year with the Sapphire.

Honestly it looks like the XFX is the better choice.
May 17, 2009 6:33:49 PM

Thanks alot! Thats what I was thinkning!
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