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Trevor K.

Trevor K.

Joined on 06/29/06

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You will not be disappointed!! It's a BEAST!

SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 3870 X2 1GB (512MB x 2) GDDR3 PCI Express x16 CrossFireX Support Video Card 100221SR
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 3870 X2 1GB (512MB x 2) GDDR3 PCI Express x16 CrossFireX Support Video Card 100221SR

Pros: I purchased this card as part of my new gaming PC build. To put it simply - I am VERY impressed! I have never bought a card that is this expensive or high end before but it certainly was worth every penny. I can max out the resolution and all settings including AA on all my games (F.E.A.R., COD4, Half Life, Doom 3) and I can run Crysis on all high settings (some very high) at very respectable framerates. Beautiful. Runs great with Vista x64. I am expecting performance in Crysis to get even better once some new drivers are released. 3dMark06 score of 18000.

Cons: NONE! It is a big card so if you are thinking about getting it make sure you get a case that can fit it - Not a con, just a point to note. Fits in my Antec 900 with about 3/4" to spare. For the guy who wanted to know sizes: 10.5" long x 3.75" wide x 1.5 thick. I have an 850W Rosewill PSU - handles this card fine. Like other people have said, if you have an underpowered PSU you are asking for trouble. Plan ahead with regards to the above mentioned and you will be a very happy gamer!

Overall Review: The Crysis patch made a considerable difference in frame rates with this card. My System: Antec 900 Case, Rosewill Extreme 850W PSU, 3870X2, E8400 o/c 4GHz, Asus P5E, 4GB GSkill DDR2 800, 2 x Segate Barracuda 250GB in RAID 0, Vista Ultimate x64. Running 100% stable and FAST!