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Augustus
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      06-21-2009, 04:06 PM

"First of One" <root@127.0.0.1> wrote in message
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>>I have a Radeon X1950 Pro on a motherboard ASUS P5W DH Deluxe (PCI-E).
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>> I thought to buy the HD 4850 (about 170$) or the HD 4870 Vapor-X 1GB
>> (about 250$).

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> In North America, the HD 4890 1GB is about the same price as the HD 4870
> Vapor-X card. If the same holds true in Italy, get the HD 4890. It is
> about 10% faster than the HD 4870.


I second the vote for the HD 4890 1Gig.......assuming it's available there
and at a competitive price. When I upgraded from an 8800GT to a GTX 260
card, the size (length) difference was vast. Surgery required on my full
sized case. I don't thing the HD 48XX series is as long as the nVidia
beasts. Check your case against the HD 4890 dimensions.....I'll give you
imperial and metric below.

Imperial
9.5 x 4.376 x 3.8
Metric
24.1 x 11 x 3.8


 
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