Closed HD 4870 2gb Vapor-X technology Tags: Radeon Games HD Directx Graphics Last response: December 13, 2011 3:50 PM in Graphics & Displays Share jhafner December 13, 2011 2:57:49 PM 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 ... More about : 4870 2gb vapor technology | Report abuse Register or log in to remove xtreme5 December 13, 2011 3:19:45 PM yes, buy them they are good DX10 is good for gaming. what' your specs? | Report abuse Best solution inzone December 13, 2011 3:24:15 PM 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=N82E168... 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=N82E168... 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=N82E168... These two cards are one and two levels above the 4870 and are boy direct x 11 and after rebates are less than $150. | Report abuse jhafner December 13, 2011 3:30:43 PM thnx for your reply , but each is 75$ 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.... | Report abuse Related ressources Sapphire HD 4870 - Toxic or Vapor-X ? - Forum HD4870 2GB DDR5 sapphire vapor-x issues - Forum 4870 512MB vs. 4890 vapor-x 2GB - Forum SAPPHIRE Vapor-X Radeon HD 4870 2GB ???? - Forum HD4870 1gb vs HD4870 2 gb both Sapphire Vapor-X - Forum Ask the community Publish xtreme5 December 13, 2011 3:38:10 PM no you can't play DX11 but 10.1 is good don't worry. | Report abuse xtreme5 December 13, 2011 3:39:37 PM hey! man what are you doing look at his budget first then suggest other cards. | Report abuse inzone December 13, 2011 3:39:38 PM You could try to see if a firmware update would allow the cards to run direct x 11. | Report abuse jhafner December 13, 2011 3:47:02 PM ok thanx "inzone" and "xtreme5" for your replayes, this was very helpfull | Report abuse jhafner December 13, 2011 3:47:38 PM Best answer selected by jhafner. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>HD 4870 2gb Vapor-X technology> Related ressources: ForumWhich one is better? Sapphire HD 4870 2 GB Vapor-X or HD 4890 ForumIs Sapphire's Vapor-X technology REALLY worth the extra money ForumTemperature on a Sapphire Vapor-X 4870 card ForumWhich one is better 4870 Vapor-X or 4890 Toxic ForumSapphire toxic 5850 2GB or sapphire vapor-x 1GB ForumSapphire Toxic HD 4890 Vapor-X (factory OC to 960 MHz) ForumHD 4890 Vapor-X Underperforming.. Why? ForumHelp to choose powercolor hd 5850 pcs+ or sapphire hd 5850 vapor-x 2-g ForumMSI Lightning GTX 680 2GB vs SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Forum9800GTX+ SLI vs 2x 4870 2gb crossfire Forum4870 2gb vs 4890 1gb @ 1920x1200 -- HELP! Forum1GB HD 3870 vs 512MB HD 4870 vs 2GB HD 4870 ForumMy Sapphire HD4870 1gb Vapor-X makes a lot of noise ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken ForumUpgrading from Radeon HD 4870 512MB 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 !