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HD 4870 2gb Vapor-X technology

hello;

i have an offer to buy two HD 4870 2gb Vapor-X technology cards(dx10.1) for 150$ both, should i buy them or buy a card with directx 11?

also if a game is on dx11, can i play it using a card with dx10?

thanx for your help ...
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  1. yes, buy them they are good DX10 is good for gaming.
    what' your specs?
  2. Best answer
    SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100328VXL Radeon HD 6770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
    $129.99 and a $20 rebate makes it $109.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102937

    This card is at the same level as the 4870 except it doesn't have the 2gb it has 1gb of video ram , but it is direct x 11 and it is cheaper then the 4870.

    SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
    $144.99 and a $15 rebate makes it $129.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102908

    SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
    $164.99 and a $20 rebate makes it $144.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948

    These two cards are one and two levels above the 4870 and are boy direct x 11 and after rebates are less than $150.
  3. thnx for your reply , but each is 75$ which make both = 150$.

    also can i play dx11 games on them(HD 4870 2gb Vapor-X technology)
    or not as they are dx10.1 ?

    regards....
  4. no you can't play DX11 but 10.1 is good don't worry.
  5. hey! man what are you doing look at his budget first then suggest other cards.
  6. You could try to see if a firmware update would allow the cards to run direct x 11.
  7. ok thanx "inzone" and "xtreme5" for your replayes, this was very helpfull ;)
  8. Best answer selected by jhafner.
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