Originally Posted by Heinz68
I just ordered the Gigabyte Radeon HD 4870 X2, getting ready for Core i7.
If my about 3 months experience with PowerColor HD 4870 was as bad as 'tejas' is claiming i sure would not have ordered the x2 card.
ATi seems to be having driver issues of late, as reported at AnandTech:
But that is not an excuse for the kind of horrific experience we've had with every single other AMD solution when playing this game.....Maintaining a monthly driver release schedule is detrimental to AMD's ability to release quality drivers.......But when a major title like Far Cry 2 is released to incredibly poor driver support, it is time to wake up and realize that something is wrong......we do see a lot more issues with AMD drivers than NVIDIA...And now it is time for AMD to learn from their mistakes and change over to a more manageable and sensible driver release policy....
In answer to the OP:
EVGA Core 216s on sale dirt cheap at newegg this weekend, my guess is they'll go fast.