Why is the Radeon HD 4850 512mb more than 1Gb? Tags: Graphics Cards HD Radeon Graphics Product Last response: August 18, 2009 12:38 PM in Graphics & Displays Share nos879 August 18, 2009 5:13:45 AM Am I missing something? I recently purchased an XFX Radeon HD 4850 512mb Graphics card, but the XFX Radeon HD 4850 1Gb GDDR3 Card is cheaper, WTF? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submi... Should I return the product, not to mention I saw a Visiontek Radeon HD 4850 512mb for $99 on ebay. More about : radeon 4850 512mb 1gb xc0mmiex August 18, 2009 5:31:18 AM they must have so many 1 gig cards in stock, they are dumping them out now nos879 August 18, 2009 5:40:23 AM I guess that's a reason. I spent 134$ on the card. Will newegg let me exchange it for another better card the Visiontek 4870 is only $4 more! Related resources HD 4850 ( 1GB ) or GTX+ 8800 ( 512MB ) - Forum 4850 1GB vs. 4870 512MB vs. GTX 260 @ 1920x1200 - Forum Radeon HD4850 512MB - Forum HD 4850 1gb & 512mb crossfire - Forum Radeon HD 5670 ( 1GB ) vs XFX Radeon HD4850 ( 512mb ) for Civilization 5 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a c 322 U Graphics card August 18, 2009 7:59:16 AM I suppose as long as you send back the "old" 512MB card and pay for shipping for the 1GB card. That adds up to more than just $4. chunkymonster a b U Graphics card August 18, 2009 12:38:00 PM Also, unless you are gaming at 1920x1080 of higher, going from a gpu with 512MB to 1GB RAM will no offer any noticeable performance increases. For gaming at 1680x1050 having 512MB RAM on the gpu is fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHD 4850 - Which brand? 512MB or 1GB ? Overheat problem? Forum1GB HD 3870 vs 512MB HD 4870 vs 2GB HD 4870 ForumRadeon 4870 1gb vs 512mb with 3gb triple channel sys memory Forum4850 1gb vs 4870 512mb ForumATI Radeon HD 4670 1GB GDDR3 vs XFX HD -477A-YDFC Radeon HD 4770 512MB 128-bit GD ForumRADEON HD 4850 1GB DDR3 - Good bang for the $135? ForumDoes two pci-e 1Gb better than two pci-e 512mb ?? ForumATI Mobility Radeon ™ HD 5470 - 1GB or NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M - 512mb ? ForumRadeon 4850 Crossfire - 1GB vs 512MB ? ForumSapphire Radeon HD 4870 512MB . Will it fit? ForumWhich to pick? 4870 512mb , 4850 512mb , 9800 GTX+512mb, 250 512mb Forum512mb GDDR5 vs 1GB GDDR3 Forum1Gb vs 2Gb graphics ForumIntergrated ATI Radeon HD 4200 vs XFX 7900GS Graphics Card ForumRadeon HD4850 and "LC Power" 550W question 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 !