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ATI 4670 or Geforce 9800 GT

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November 27, 2009 3:31:20 AM

I'm building a new system with phenom ii x3 720 black edition and GIGABYTE GA-MA790GPT-UD3H AM3 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboar. As for graphics card, I am thinking of ATI 4670 1G or Geforce 9800 GT 512M. For ATI 4670 card, can I crossfire it with my onboard HD3300 graphics card? How much performance improvement could there be? And, I know with 9800 I won't be able to crossfire. But if considering using only one graphics card, is 9800 a good solution for an AMD platform? Will it outperform the 4670? Thank you very much!

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a c 130 U Graphics card
November 27, 2009 4:12:08 AM

The 9800 will be better than the HD4670. However, see if you can find an HD4850 for the same price as the 9800GT, it's better.

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a c 141 U Graphics card
November 27, 2009 4:12:09 AM
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if i'm not mistaken you can't crossfire HD4670 with on board 3300. they can only be combined with some weak card from 3000 series but i don't remember the exact model. as for pure performance 9800GT will be better than HD4670 but 9800GT will need more power than HD4670 as 9800GT need 6 pin power connector.however there are some low power version of 9800GT that doesn't need extra power connector.

and don't worry about graphic card compatibility with intel/AMD processor or motherboard. nvidia cards will work on both platform and the same goes with ATI cards
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December 3, 2009 1:36:29 AM

Thank you very much. I finally bought a HIS 4830 for my system.
a c 141 U Graphics card
December 3, 2009 4:06:50 AM

well enjoy your new card :) 
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