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Old 07-15-08, 12:38 PM   #47
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Default Re: ByeBye GTX280, Hello 8800GTX

Originally Posted by Madpistol View Post
Some day, we may see that full 1GB of memory being used, and when we do, the 280 GTX is going to crush the 4870, because the 4870 only has 512mb... that's the 4850/4870's downfall currently. It's a great card, but it looks like the 280 GTX may be slightly more futureproof. At the same time, the 4850/4870 supports DX10.1, so it's anyone's call which card is better.
Good news.
Long before that will happen people will have a choice.
PowerColor HD 4870 1GB GDDR5 should be out this month.
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