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HELP : Upgrade 4850 512MB to 4870 1GB worth it?

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October 26, 2009 9:11:12 PM

hi, as the title says, im looking for to upgrade my graphics card, and im wondering if the 4870 1GB is worth upgrading to? i can't crossfire my 4850 because i only have 1 slot on my motherboard, please respond
thanks in advance

Edit : my cpu is a intel pentium dual core e5200 2.5ghz overclocked to 3.25ghz and i have 2gb ram and a 500w xion psu and my motherboard is pci express 1.1 x16.
October 26, 2009 9:35:05 PM

probably better waiting for prices on 5--- series cards to come down who about overclocking the 4850 and the 4870 soaks up some power whats your resolution if you can get 1 cheap and sell the 4850 why not
October 27, 2009 12:09:44 AM

marco324 said:
probably better waiting for prices on 5--- series cards to come down who about overclocking the 4850 and the 4870 soaks up some power whats your resolution if you can get 1 cheap and sell the 4850 why not


i have a 22 inch screen and the max res on it is 1680x1050
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