Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question
Closed

HD 4870 2gb Vapor-X technology

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
Share
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 ...
December 13, 2011 3:19:45 PM

yes, buy them they are good DX10 is good for gaming.
what' your specs?

Best solution

December 13, 2011 3:24:15 PM
Share

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.
Related resources
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....
December 13, 2011 3:38:10 PM

no you can't play DX11 but 10.1 is good don't worry.
December 13, 2011 3:39:37 PM

hey! man what are you doing look at his budget first then suggest other cards.
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.
December 13, 2011 3:47:02 PM

ok thanx "inzone" and "xtreme5" for your replayes, this was very helpfull ;) 

December 13, 2011 3:47:38 PM

Best answer selected by jhafner.
!