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2905-47

Palit Radeon HD 4870 512MB

Introduction Like its lesser compatriot, the 4870 beats NVIDIA at its price point. ATI is the only company with a current $300 card–although runaway sales have bumped up that ...
2905-20

VisionTek Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB

Introduction When the HD 3870 X2 came out, it was plainly exceptional. It was the first card faster than the ridiculous, and old, 8800 Ultra, and it was an ATI card on top of it. But ...
2905-01

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 512MB Toxic

Introduction Sapphire’s Toxic branding means factory overclocks, custom cooling, and win. And Toxic is exactly what HD 4850 needed. Despite outstanding, downright cheap gaming ...
2805-164

Leadtek GeForce 9600 GSO 384MB Extreme

Introduction From time to time, there comes a card that doesn’t break records, it shatters them. Without competition, without hesitation. This is not that card. But it is a pretty ...
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Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 512MB

Introduction I have always had problems endorsing the sub-hundred dollar video card. Usually, for an amount less than the video game you intend to play, you can get a card that can ...
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Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 512MB TOXIC

Introduction I think it’s worth everyone’s wait for Toxic. As far as brandings go, anyway. But Sapphire puts so much effort into general improvements over the stock designs–which ...
2805-45

ZOTAC GeForce 9800 GT 512MB AMP

Introduction One of the greatest things about fabrication processes is that they can be shrunk. Assuming that your architecture is forward-thinking enough, and it navigates issues with ...
2805-18

ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT AMP! 512MB

Introduction Every generation of video card gets its low-end. When ATI released their first part entry-level, part mainstream 4000-series cards, the HD 4600s, they painted a picture ...
2805-01

VisionTek Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB Redux

Introduction To my surprise and chagrin, my first grope of an HD 4870 X2 was perilous. I came away from it a better person, maybe stronger, but scarred. I was uncertain about reencountering ...
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Diamond Radeon HD 4870 512MB

Introduction Diamond’s had a rough history. So rough, that if you follow their history from the ’90s, you’ll find that there’s practically nothing left of the ...