Re: HD 4870 vs GTX 260
Doesn't really look like that much of an improvement. Plus, if you overclock the GTX to 630/1050 you can get within 2 fps of the average of a 260.
I just ran mine and got an overall average FPS of 18.72 w/ same settings.
<Antec 900 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Case>
<EVGA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard>
<Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 3.2GHz
<Evga 8800 GTX @ 630/1050
<OCZ Flex XLC 2GB DDR2 800>
<Samsung 500GB 7200 RPM Sata Hard drive>
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