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Old 02-22-09, 06:06 PM   #3
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Default Re: 4870 512mb > GTX285 worth it?

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Originally Posted by XDanger View Post
Yes but get an E8400 or Q6600 instead of the graphics card.
He doesnt even need a new CPU if he knows how to overclock because he should be able to hit an easy 3.4ghz with that E6600. Pair that up with a GTX 260 or 285 and he has a nice system.

As for going from a 512mb 4870 to a GTX 285 yes you will notice a difference. I noticed a difference going from an 512mb 4870 to a GTX 260, most games just run faster on nvidia hardware and without the driver issues of ATI.
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