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Windows 7: Radeon HD 4870x2 vs newer cards

10 Sep 2012   #1
Windows i7 920

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 
Radeon HD 4870x2 vs newer cards

I currently have a Radeon HD 4870x2 video card. How does it compare to newer cards? I am considering getting a Radeon HD 7870, but would it be worth the money yet to upgrade? Or should I wait out another generation or two?

Also, I want a card that runs reasonable temps, and I don't care at all about noise levels. Just needs to not overheat under load. I've been debating on getting an nVidia GeForce card this time, as I have had Linux driver problems with my current ATI/AMD card.


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10 Sep 2012   #2
Solarstarshines

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Only thing your card has against a HD 7870 is memory bandwith other then that the HD 7870 should trump that card


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