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Old 09-28-2008, 02:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys, this is my first post here. I've been considering ATI vs. Nvidia for about a week or so and I'm really having a hard time deciding which to go with. Can somebody help me out here? I would like to know the pros and cons of each brand before I decide to make my purchase.
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What resolution do you game at, what are your systems specs, and how much are you willing to spend?
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No matter which card you choose, I recommend the 4850

It cheap, can overclock really nice, and its in the ati latest 4800 series.
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What resolution do you game at, what are your systems specs, and how much are you willing to spend?
I was hoping to keep the price below $100. But I want to play this game my mom bought me for my birthday. I think it's called Crysis, lemme go check.

EDIT: Yeah, it's Crysis. So I should get an ATI video card then? Why? List some pros and cons please.
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No matter which card you choose, I recommend the 4850

It cheap, can overclock really nice, and its in the ati latest 4800 series.
Then why did you buy a 4870? :freak:
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you can take my old x1800gto2 off my hands. I will send it to you for $99.99 shipped.
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I was hoping to keep the price below $100.
Not worth it, imo.

I'd say an 8800GT ($120) at the very least.
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I was hoping to keep the price below $100.
Below $100 the HD 4670 is your best option.

Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H467QS512P Radeon HD 4670 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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How much did each of your components in your sig cost hickfarm? I'm curious
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Will those work good in Photoshop CS3? Also, will it play Crysis okay?
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