Gigabyte 5770 vs MSI 4870 Tags: Graphics Cards Gigabyte MSI Graphics Product Last response: December 6, 2009 12:27 AM in Graphics & Displays Share h2k47 December 5, 2009 10:20:24 PM Alrighty,,, I will be getting the 5770 from gigabyte or the 4870 from MSI..Is one brand better than the other? I will be gaming on 1280x1024 max and I have Core2Duo 2.33 ,,, I have actually seen benchmarks and both cards are very close in performance especially on my resolution.. I am just getting a second opinion. Motherbrd : ASUSTeK P5K SE Intel P35. Processor : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz. Graphics : NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT 256 MB GDDR3. Memory : kingmax Semiconductor 2 GB DDR2-SDRAM PC5300 . Storage : WDC SATA-II 80 GB. More about : gigabyte 5770 msi 4870 notty22 a b U Graphics card December 5, 2009 10:41:46 PM If they are the same price, the 4870 is a little faster, but your cpu would make these two probably perform about the same. So its probably worth getting the new model,5770 and its pluses (smaller gpu die, runs cooler, etc). jyjjy a c 376 U Graphics card December 5, 2009 11:18:09 PM At your res they are both overkill. If you don't plan on upgrading that monitor any time soon you'd be better off saving a good bit of money and grabbing a GTS 250 or HD4770. Related resources MSI 5770 vs Gigabyte 5770 - Forum gtx 970 msi vs Gigabyte vs Zotac - Forum gtx 970 msi vs Gigabyte vs Zotac - Forum Gigabyte p55-UD4P vs MSI 970A-G46? - Forum Evga z97 ftw vs gigabyte soc z97 vs msi gd65 z87 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsrudd a b U Graphics card December 5, 2009 11:41:13 PM The 5770 will support DX11 and therefore probably last you longer if you don't plan to upgrade soon. jyjjy a c 376 U Graphics card December 6, 2009 12:27:48 AM Why not? With the HD4850s disappearing act the GTS 250 makes sense at that price point. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedR9 280: MSI vs Gigabyte Forum SolvedGIGABYTE Z97X-UD3H vs MSI Z97 Gaming 5 Forum SolvedMotherboard for a gaming PC: Asus H97M-PLUS vs Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H vs MSI H97M-G43 Forum SolvedAsus vs MSI vs Gigabyte vs XFX r9280x Forum SolvedMotherboard quality? Asus vs MSI vs Gigabyte Forum SolvedGTX 780Ti: MSI Twin Frozr OC vs Gigabyte Windforce OC Forum SolvedMSI vs GIGABYTE Forum SolvedMSI GS60 Ghost 007 vs. Gigabyte P35g v2 vs Lenovo y50 Forum SolvedMSI B85 G43 Gaming vs Gigabyte G1.Sniper B5 Forum SolvedHd4870 vs hd5770 Forum Solvedmsi b85 g43 vs gigabyte ga b85m d3h Forum Solved5750/5770 vs 4850/4870 Forum SolvedWhich motherboard is the most reliable? Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H vs MSI H97M-G43? Forum Solved4870 vs 5770? Forum SolvedMSI Z77A-G43 vs GIGABYTE GA-H87-HD3 Forum 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 !