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What to upgrade from hd 4850 x 2

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June 12, 2012 4:49:58 PM

I am currently running two XFX HD 4850 1GB in Crossfire. I want to upgrade to DX 11 supported card/cards but I don't want to lose too much processing power. What are my options in the sub $200 range?

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June 12, 2012 6:06:19 PM

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You could go with the EVGA GTX 480 at $210..

A GTX 480 is a good choice if you really must have DX11. However if you can cope a while longer and save another £100 or so then you can start to look at GTX 670 which has quite a bit more punch. A GTX 480 is still a good card though. ;)  (Personally i'd stay with your HD4850 Xfire until a few more dollars).
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June 12, 2012 6:11:20 PM

I'd personally stay with the 4850x2 until I could really buy something that would show alot of difference. Yea the 480 is awesome, but its not going to be much of a step of performance.

You should save up until you can really get something that can outpace the 4850x2, like the 680 and maybe the 670.
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June 13, 2012 1:50:35 PM

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