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Old 09-27-2008, 03:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am looking to spend about $170 for a new graphics card. Here are some of the ones ive been eyeing. What do you think of them? anything better you can suggest me

VisionTek - ATI RADEON HD4850 512MB GDDR3 PCI Express Graphics Card- VisionTek - ATI RADEON HD4850 512MB GDDR3 PCI Express Graphics Card - 900241

ASUS EAH4850/HTDI/512M Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card- Newegg.com - ASUS EAH4850/HTDI/512M Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

HIS Hightech H485F512P Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail- Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H485F512P Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards






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$159 after MIR: Newegg.com - MSI R4850-512M Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards + Quad Copper Heatpipe Cooling Technology

One of the best.
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Go with Zedman3d's MSI. Cooling is much better and it's a great deal!
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$159 after MIR: Newegg.com - MSI R4850-512M Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards + Quad Copper Heatpipe Cooling Technology

One of the best.
+1, nice find zed.
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the MSI rocks, was thinking of getting 2 of those before i got my 4870. only thing i DONT like...it has that awesome cooler, and only a single slot with no exhaust.
this palit is 140 AR:
Newegg.com - Palit XAE/48500+T352 Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
and is dual slot with aftermarket cooling. its also a non-reference card, so it is about 1" shorter than normal.
only bad thing with them is, no crossfire bridge (BS, i know). but i bet it will stay cooler than any other in the price range.
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wait, what? That cooler is major crapola compared to the MSI
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yeah wth! thats has no ram sinks or nuthin!
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Even though the cooler has the exhaust, it doesn't look like it forces the warm air out, it just sucks in cool air..
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Old 09-27-2008, 01:06 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yeah wth! thats has no ram sinks or nuthin!
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Even though the cooler has the exhaust, it doesn't look like it forces the warm air out, it just sucks in cool air..
are you guys talking to nagasa or zedman? because i am considering zedman's choice now, more suggestions will be much appreciated though
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we were talking about the card nagasama linked to.

If I were you I'd get zedmans choice
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