Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetHardwareAdd-ons · 1 decade ago

Is the Radeon HD 4870 a good choice?

I'm looking at graphics cards under $200, preferably in the $150 range. is what I'm looking at. Is there a better choice for me or is the fine? Please make all recommendations from Newegg.

System specs:

Operating System: Windows Vista™ Ultimate

BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.7GHz

Memory: 3582MB RAM (actually 4GB, I just need a 64 bit OS which will be Windows 7 for me)

Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS (320MB)

4 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    $143 after mail in rebate+free shipping. Nvidia GTX 260 216 core is faster than 4870

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  • 1 decade ago

    Yeah but you might also want to consider a newer ATI card that came out not too long ago The 4770 it about $120.00 US and is a great card!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    i would go with the NVIDIA 260 GT its a much better graphics card

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    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    It isn`t a terrible graphics card, but it also isn`t the best one either, it`s worth it for the money your paying.

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