“We want to know if the 2GB dual-GPU Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 provides any gameplay advantages over the 1GB model. We compare it to the new GeForce GTX 275. We game with these video cards in six games, perform overclocking, and power and temperature testing.”
Here are some more Graphics Card articles from around the web:
- Ultimate Heavy-Weight Fight: Radeon HD 4890 CrossFireX vs. GeForce GTX 285 SLI @ X-bit Labs
- HIS Radeon HD 4870 IceQ 4+ Turbo @ Legion Hardware
- Asus EAH4870 Dark Night Review @ OCC
- SilenX iXtrema Pro IXG-80HA2 with optional XG3F2 Fan kit @ motherboards.org
- GeForce 182 versus 185, the final round @ Techconnect Magazine
- Zotac Liquid-Cooled GeForce GTX 285 Infinity Edition @ HotHardware
- ECS GeForce GTS 250 1024MB @ Guru3D
- Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme GTX 280 graphics board cooler review @ Elite Bastards
- NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 1024MB @ iXBT
- ASUS GeForce GTS 250 Dark Knight @ Tweaktown
- Zotac GTX285 Infinity Edition @ OC3D
- BFG GTX-275 OC Edition & SLI Testing @ Bjorn3D
Stick with a single or go for the pair?
For under $300 you can get a pair of HD 4850’s and 2GB of GDDR3 all on a single card. The GPUs are clocked a little slower than their 4870 brothers, but with two GPUs and a full gigabyte of RAM for each of them, can this card show an improvement over it’s cheaper single GPU version? [H]ard|OCP will show you at the end of their full review which is the best solution for your graphics subsystem.