ATI AMD Radeon Gecube HD 4850 512MB GDDR3 Dual DVI HDCP HDTV Out PCI-E Graphics Card - HotUKDeals
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Free Delivery from eBuyer. Incredible card for the price. For £215.98 you could have two of these in Crossfire.

Overview:

Advance to the next generation of gaming with incredible performance, life-like graphics and support for the latest Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1. The ATI Radeon TM HD4800 series is the PCI-Express® 2.0 technology product which is based on 55nm process technology, and is a ROHS compliant and Halogen Free ASIC. And thanks to plug-and-play ATI CrossFireX upgradeability, it is easy to turbo-charge your 3D performance Enjoy a truly responsive experience.

Product Features:

* Certified for Windows VISTA Premium.
* Design based on ATI Radeon HD4850 series. (RV770PRO)
* On-board with 512MB GDDR3 high speed memory.
* The new TeraScale graphics engine
* Hardware processing UVD2 (Unified Video Decoder 2) delivers sharp images and vibrant color fidelity with 1080p playback of Blu-ray and HD DVDs.
* Dual DVI display port supports resolutions up to 1920x1200 (single-link DVI) or 2560x1600 (dual-link DVI, HDCP).
* ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technology support (A complete ATI CrossFireX system includes ATI Radeon Graphics, an AMD 790FX or AMD 790X Chipset, ATI CrossFireX Certified memory and an ATI CrossFireX Certified power supply.)
* High-Speed 128 bit HDR (High Dynamic Range) rendering
* Windows Vista with comprehensive DirectX® 10.1 support.
* Shader Model 4.1
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#1
wow, great deal thanx
#2
spend a bit more.... :)

£344.95 buys you the cheapest 4870X2 on sale (ATM) from ebuyer... http://www.ebuyer.com/product/148274

please feel free to quote me if someone puts this up as a deal
#3
droitwichdosser
spend a bit more.... :)

£344.95 buys you the cheapest 4870X2 on sale (ATM) from ebuyer... http://www.ebuyer.com/product/148274




Absurd !

How people can justify spending nearly a weeks wage on graphics cards is beyond me :?
#4
droitwichdosser
spend a bit more.... :)

£344.95 buys you the cheapest 4870X2 on sale (ATM) from ebuyer... http://www.ebuyer.com/product/148274

please feel free to quote me if someone puts this up as a deal


Seems a bit irrelivant considering that costs 3x as much! :roll:

Like saying you can get a fairly nice house for £100,000 but IF you had £300,000 you could get a mansion.
banned#5
Spend a bit more? Cut out the elitest cock waving competition please.

Why would you spend nearly £240 extra when the 4850 will still run absolutely everything you could possibly throw at it today with great ease?

Future proofing? Just buy the equivilent in 12 months time - you'll still be £100+ up and it'll probably last you longer still.
#6
Anarchist
Spend a bit more? Cut out the elitest cock waving competition please.



Brilliant :thumbsup:
banned#7
Its not really overkill, the Quad cores and the Dual cores are not really that different in price, would recommend a current ATI graphics card though (4850) same(ish) price as the 8800GT and faster. Review here http://www.custompc.co.uk/reviews/60...n_hd_4850.html Bear in mind that the 8800GT compaired in benchmark results is a heavily overclocked one (i.e. more expensive than the 4850)

Hmm, wonder who was recommending 4850's just a week ago :)

// end cock waving proof
#8
PML...

that got people going :P

Just thought i should mention that i voted this deal hot
#9
Any idea how the performance compares to an 8800GTS?
#10
Whats the temperatures like on this?
#11
andersh
Any idea how the performance compares to an 8800GTS?


Better

dgreenaway
Whats the temperatures like on this?


Hot
#12
Temps are better with the new drivers that runs the fan at a more reasonable speed.
#13
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-070-GW
£105.74 here. Admittedly no chance of free shipping, but if you are ording other parts...
#14
teambintip
Absurd !

How people can justify spending nearly a weeks wage on graphics cards is beyond me :?


NEARLY a week?! I'll have your job please!
#15
go to pc world and get them to match amazon on the sapphire 4850 when they do it will cost
you £103 as they are selling the sapphire for £115 and a few pence also you will have a store to take it back to if it breaks its also a Sapphire which is the best make and has a 2 year warranty where as all the rest bar the asus have 1 year.

heres the link print it off and take it to pc world price match +10%
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listing/B001BBS39W/sr=8-1/qid=1217619920/ref=olp_pg_new?ie=UTF8&coliid=&startIndex=0&me=&qid=1217619920&sr=8-1&seller=&colid=&condition=new
#16


It's 10% of the difference between amazon's price and the price they charge- not 10% off amazon's price!

PCWorld charge £150 for the card instore (£135 on the internet), so the difference to amazon's price is about £35- meaning they'll give you the card for amazon's price minus £3.50- or around £112.
#17
Maybe this is why it is reduced - today ATI announced the release of the HD 4850 X2

Which is much better. :)

http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/08/12/ati-unleashes-4850-x2-4870-x2
#18
teambintip
Absurd !

How people can justify spending nearly a weeks wage on graphics cards is beyond me :?
depends on how often you use it. same with a good pc LCD screen and chair.

i stare at a pc screen probably 70 hours a week if not more. probably some 4000 hours a year. so i have a very nice screen which costs £1000 and a very nice chair for £250. quite a lot compared to a normal screen (£200) and chair (£20) but over the 3 year life if not a bit longer it only adds less than 10 pennies per hour. well worth the lack of back pain or eye strain/head ache that cheaper equipment may cause..

if you hike for many hours a day you make sure you have good boots, if you drive for many hours a day you make sure you have a good reliable car, if you sit on your bum for many hours a day you make sure you have a decent chair ect. same with graphic cards, if you play games for many hours a day it is worth it. if you play a simple game for a few minutes a week it definitely isn't worth it.

and considering some people play 5 to 10 hours a day, it is definitely worth it for them.
#19
yer but chairs don't need go obselete or halve in price every 6 months.
#20
Chairs do if his **** gets any bigger!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


anyway still voted hot.
#21
teambintip
Absurd !

How people can justify spending nearly a weeks wage on graphics cards is beyond me :?


£344 a weeks wage :o

Get a better job :thumbsup:

Good deal for a 4850 though.
#22
cells
depends on how often you use it. same with a good pc LCD screen and chair.

i stare at a pc screen probably 70 hours a week if not more. probably some 4000 hours a year. so i have a very nice screen which costs £1000 and a very nice chair for £250. quite a lot compared to a normal screen (£200) and chair (£20) but over the 3 year life if not a bit longer it only adds less than 10 pennies per hour. well worth the lack of back pain or eye strain/head ache that cheaper equipment may cause..

if you hike for many hours a day you make sure you have good boots, if you drive for many hours a day you make sure you have a good reliable car, if you sit on your bum for many hours a day you make sure you have a decent chair ect. same with graphic cards, if you play games for many hours a day it is worth it. if you play a simple game for a few minutes a week it definitely isn't worth it.

and considering some people play 5 to 10 hours a day, it is definitely worth it for them.


Quoted For Truth :thumbsup:
#23
How does this card compare to a Gecube HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 which I have looked into buying? Is it worth saving about £80 and going for this card?

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