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Windows 7: GPU Choice


24 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 
GPU Choice

HELLO,

I'm confused between 2 GPU ati radeon hd 4830 and ati radeon hd 6670. Which should i buy. My specs:-
MB- asus p5kpl am/ps
CPU- intel dual core 1.6 ghz
PSU- 400 watt
RAM- 3gb

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24 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

With either of these cards they require 400w psu minimum so I would be looking at 500w at least. Between the two I would go for the HD6670 because it supports DX11.
For a comparison check this link.

Radeon HD 4830 1GB vs Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) 1GB – Performance Comparison Benchmarks @ Hardware Compare
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24 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Although the 6670 is a newer card model than the 4830, its power requirement, at 400W for single card mode, is 50W less. As you only have a 400W PSU on your system, I think that you could be pushing it without considering a PSU upgrade. I would suggest a minimum PSU rating of 650-750W.
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24 Jun 2011   #4

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

The 4830 was discontinued even before the 5xxx series came out...was replaced by the 4770....not saying it's a bad card, but keep that fact in mind(buy it now on Ebay is around $50)A 6670 is around $84 on the egg....both are real good for video, light gaming.....but neither will let you run the resolution up to where DX11 will matter.....
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