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4870 vs 4850

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
August 7, 2010 1:37:19 PM

If the 4870 has double the memory as the 4850 is it worth paying $30 extra dollars? And when do you think I'll have to upgrade my card again? I'm just a casual gamer playing CS:S and TF2. Thanks for your time!

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August 7, 2010 5:39:03 PM

yes it is worth it.

i'd recommend getting a 5770 though, cheapest one on newegg is $135 after rebate, cheapest 1gb 4870 also being $135, so i think the 5770 will be a better deal, it'll give you same penformance as the 4870, but with dx11 and lower power consumption