Help with descions Tags: Graphics Cards Performance Nvidia ATI Graphics Last response: July 9, 2009 2:19 PM in Graphics & Displays Share wade3590 July 8, 2009 11:56:37 PM Have a really noob question. wghat is better/why. ATI's 4890 or Nvidia's 285 and if they are close in performance why am i paying almost 100 dollars more for nvidia More about : descions | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ct1615 Graphics card Master July 9, 2009 12:01:58 AM the Nvidia 285 is better (see the linked review) at higher resolutions http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3539&p=16 but the real answer is Nvidia spends more money on marketing so that expense is passed on to you | Report abuse tomshardware user July 9, 2009 12:03:21 AM well the stock 4890 competes with the gtx 275 but you will need the black edition which is overclocked to 1000MHZ(or you can overclock it by yourself to 1000MHZ)for the 4890 to compete with the gtx 285 | Report abuse wade3590 July 9, 2009 1:05:03 AM Right now I am running 2x 4870's in CF. If I have the option to get a 285 is that a better descion? | Report abuse Related ressources When one thing breaks everything does.. Help me make Descions please! - Forum Why does my computer smell like burning plastic while playing a graphicly powerf - Forum Extreme Budget Gaming Build - Forum Introduction to Watercooling - Forum Straighten Me Out - Forum Ask the community Publish OvrClkr Graphics card Master July 9, 2009 8:01:41 AM Out of the box the 285 is faster... 2x 4870's should destroy a single 285 if the 4870's are 1GB mem each. | Report abuse gkay09 Graphics card Expert July 9, 2009 8:25:27 AM 2x 4870's in CF... You should hold on till the next-gen cards arrive...That is the best upgrade for you... | Report abuse ravsimvan July 9, 2009 12:27:35 PM Depends if you will use it to watch porn or not! | Report abuse OvrClkr Graphics card Master July 9, 2009 2:19:51 PM ravsimvan said:Depends if you will use it to watch porn or not! ????? This is not a porn forum nor we encourage it I reccomend you take your childish comments elseware, we are trying to help peeps with their computers. If your video card lets you watch porn at 60 FPS then good for you...... | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Help with descions> Related ressources: ForumRoadrunners i7 Rig!!!! ForumPure Photoshop build - Recommendations Appreciated ForumMy first custom system ForumHelp with my 1080p lcd tv PC build!!!... ForumHELP !! I need help choosing Processor !!!!!! ForumHD 68xx reviews and discussions ForumHD6970 - Will my system bottleneck it ? ForumQuestion to solve it once and for all for deigners! ForumFirst graphics card in 7 years (2 choices) ForumNvidia GTX 295 Question ForumNew Gaming Computer ForumOf memory and SLI/CF ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 ForumNeed help picking out power supply and card ForumPCIe with PCI card multi monitor woes 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 !