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breathemetal
01-23-09, 07:16 PM
Dont know what to choose for my next rig.

It's between the:

295
285
4870x2
4870

Help?

nekrosoft13
01-23-09, 07:26 PM
all depends on budget and needs

performance wise

lowest
4870
285
4870x2
295
highest

but since 4870x2 and 295 are dual GPU solutions, i'm not to keen on those.

personally I would pick 285, your decision might depend on budget, if you can't afford 285 go for 4870, if you can afford 285 or more and don't care about the possible dual GPU issues then 295

breathemetal
01-23-09, 07:52 PM
I may just go 285 then, maybe sli

a12ctic
01-23-09, 08:05 PM
Going SLI also ruins the point, if you plan on going SLI you might as well just get a dual GPU solution, its cheaper and it offers the same performance.

jolle
01-23-09, 08:07 PM
doesnt the GTX280 offer a better performance/cost ratio atm? compared to GTX285.

a12ctic
01-23-09, 08:11 PM
doesnt the GTX280 offer a better performance/cost ratio atm? compared to GTX285.

That would be very correct, you can find the 285 for about 400, the 280 for about 300, and the 4870 for as low as 200. Personally I'd go for the 4870, much better p/p ratio than both.

methimpikehoses
01-23-09, 08:24 PM
Don't forget GTX 260 216!!! :lol:

breathemetal
01-23-09, 09:27 PM
Don't forget GTX 260 216!!! :lol:

Im not going that low.

methimpikehoses
01-23-09, 10:23 PM
I would say, either get the GTX 280 (most bang for the buck at $300) or the GTX 295 (most bang). If you can find a 4870x2 for $400, that is also a lot of bang for the buck.

bob saget
01-23-09, 11:21 PM
I would say, either get the GTX 280 (most bang for the buck at $300) or the GTX 295 (most bang). If you can find a 4870x2 for $400, that is also a lot of clicking for the buck.

dont hate me.

jcrox
01-23-09, 11:53 PM
I would say, either get the GTX 280 (most bang for the buck at $300) or the GTX 295 (most bang). If you can find a 4870x2 for $400, that is also a lot of bang for the buck.

$20, a dark room, and bob_saget is a lot bang for the buck as well

nekrosoft13
01-24-09, 12:52 AM
Im not going that low.

then why did you mention 4870, in most test 4870 is slower

bob saget
01-24-09, 01:48 AM
$20, a dark room, and bob_saget is a lot bang for the buck as well

we roll back the mother****ing prices.