4890 or 4870 Tags: Radeon Graphics Product Last response: July 17, 2009 1:23 AM in Graphics & Displays Share xX StitcH July 16, 2009 10:34:05 PM I am debating getting a 4870 or a 4890. I have a Samsung 22" 1680x1050. I'm thinking I probably don't need the 4890 but I'm not sure. I just want some opinions. System specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000 (2.6GHz) 4GB Corsair DDR2-800 Radeon HD 4830 PC P&C 500W PSU (35 amps on 12V rail) Some rubbish MSI mobo (no overclocking options) Windows XP (32 bit) Thanks in advance! More about : 4890 4870 ragsters July 17, 2009 12:22:27 AM It really depends on the price difference between both cards you are interested in. I think anything less than $50 is worth the upgrade. xX StitcH July 17, 2009 1:23:37 AM $45 difference. $194.99 vs. $149.99. Both with free shipping. I'm leaning towards the 4890 now because I think I am going to get a GIGABYTE 790GX and a Phenom II 940BE since Newegg has a combo for only $260. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum4890 1gb vs 4890 1gb xfired with 4870 512mb??? ForumFlashing ati hd 4870 to 4890 ForumAMD HD 6790 vs ATi 4870/4890 Forum4870 or 4890 Forum4890 vs 4870 x2 Forum500 watt power suppply for an I7 and a ati 4870/4890 gpu Forum4870 and 4890 compatability ForumSolo 4890 / 4870 xfire/4860 xfire VS Single 5850/ xfire 5850 Forum4890 + 4870 Crossfire not working :S Forum4890 xoc and 4870 x2 ForumHD 4870 vs HD 4890 power consumption Forum4870 x2 vs 4890 @ 1280x768 ForumLooking to buy a 4870 or 4890 Forum4890+4870 x2 Forum4870 vs 4890 ForumNeed a card By lt_dan_zsu, 2 hours ago: It looks like the 7850 is a little higher, but it's nothing... ForumWhich one is better? Sapphire HD 4870 2 GB Vapor-X or HD 4890 ForumHD 4870 vs HD 4890 in crossfire Forum4870 + 4890 CF with 700W PS ForumWorth going from 2 4870 512's to one 4890? 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 !