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    Default HD 4850 CrossFire scaling put to the test

    Both VR-Zone and TweakTown have tested how the HD 4850 scales in CrossFire. VR-Zone then took things one step further, and discovered that CrossFireX is limited by premature drivers.

    Read the story in full here...

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    HD4850 crossfire is a steal deal here, two of this cards only under $400 and the performance almost well as G280GTX for less than $250.

    Can't wait to see 4870's numbers and two of this for around $600 (rumours), and it will beats the G280GTX for the money.

    ATI is back!

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    What you going to get the wife when you buy those 2 4870's Deton? (need Ideas in case I go that route too eventually)
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    buy her a tomtom since women dont know how to find places without directions (jk)

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    Quote Originally Posted by grumpydaddy View Post
    What you going to get the wife when you buy those 2 4870's Deton? (need Ideas in case I go that route too eventually)
    maybe I should take her out for a nice romancetic dinner. I know it will works for me
    Usually, she dosen't know what I spend on the computer parts. Once time I was working on my rig and had the case wide open. She saw all the blinks blinks, watercooling tubing. She fainted . Now, she gets use to it now because I'm always modding or doing something with my rig.

    Have you see the review for 4870 CF?.....it's on par with GTX280 or better it in some tests, WoW for under $600
    It makes me have a temptation to upgrade my grfx card. But it's still cost 6 bills though.

    I think 4850 CF is the best value for the performace if you are not heavy in games with high resolutions or your monitor is less than 24".

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    You could say Deton seems keen don't you think?

    I'm still sitting on the fence a while mainly because of the Folding
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    you've got to respect AMD for what they've done, i'm really, really impressed. I can't see a single reason to go nvidia now unless you want to spend a huge premium for not a fantastic increase in performance. Sure they have the 9800 GTX, but it's still not as good so why even bother?

    i'd like to see a really cheap 8800 GT, imo that's the ony thing nvidia can do to steal sales away now. i vote they lower it to £10.

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    Seen in other news headlines today.....

    As a side note, we also learned that the Radeon 4870 will not be tied down to its default clock speed for very long. We heard that at least one AIB vendor is preparing an overclocked 4870 card.

    This really is great to have such a level playing field

    Now then Which motherboard can i use with Jameson's $20 8800GTs? preferably the 10 way sli one, what was it called?....headstreet? skull interstate?
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