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4890 vs 5770?

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September 12, 2010 6:36:13 PM

Hi all! I'm stuck in a bind with my new build. I have to decide between a free radeon hd 4890 OR a radeon hd 5770. I know from the benchmarks that the 4890 is slightly faster when it comes to frames per second but that the 5770 has direct x 11 support. Basically, should i stay with a free 4890 and get $140 when i return the 5770 i already ordered or should i keep the 5770. Thanks for the help

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September 12, 2010 6:40:19 PM

In my opinion, keep the free one, save up and buy a better graphics card, it's not much of a difference, ut if you had to pay for the 4890 I would just buy the 5770
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September 12, 2010 8:35:04 PM

Keep the 4890, its faster than the 5770 and DX11 isnt too important as of yet, no point to switch to a weaker card just for DX11 support.
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March 3, 2011 9:53:35 PM

even though this topic is old... the best answer would've been: Sell the free 4890 and return the 5770. Use the total cost of both cards as the maximum amount you'd spend for an even faster vid card. :D 
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March 4, 2011 5:00:59 AM

If u looking at DX11 hit a HD 6850/1GB+256bit GTX 460 or better else keep that 4890
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