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Old 09-13-2009, 03:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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If it was me I would be too impatient to wait for Nvidia. The $400 5870 seems like a good deal to me.
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If it was me I would be too impatient to wait for Nvidia. The $400 5870 seems like a good deal to me.
I agree.. Phil and Slaymate misread what I said o_O

I don't see the point of waiting for a card that's going to be the same performance as a card that's going to be released at least a month earlier, which might be more expensive in the first place. Plus, if the HD 5870 can take maxing out a game with Eyefinity, it should be at least 2x as good as the HD 4870.
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If it was me I would be too impatient to wait for Nvidia. The $400 5870 seems like a good deal to me.
Agreed.

Based off what we have seen about the HD 5870 so far it shouldn't have a problem maxing out any game on the market even at fairly high resolutions.
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Old 09-13-2009, 05:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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but what if Nvidia bring out a card thats better?! :O. or is that not possible? btw where is this thread about the next gen graphics card on here? link anyone?
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It is possible.

But is more possible that its very close in performance.
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but it's possible that nivida's offering will match the 5870 and that could lower the price on the 5870 or vice versa. i'd say get a GTX 260 C216 or 4870 1GB now and wait till xmas before buying another card. because a 4870/c216 will pretty much max anything out.
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