5770 vs 4870

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5770 vs 4870

Postby Jeddy » Sun May 16, 2010 3:20 am

Im thinking of upgrading my GT220 to one of the above but dont know which is best, I hear the 4870 has more power but the 5770 is overall a better upgrade, care to shed any light on my situation?

P.S-Im in UK, you know any good retailers. I currently use aria.co.uk.
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Postby evasive » Sun May 16, 2010 7:31 am

5770. lower power, only 1% slower than the 4870, more overclock room...
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Postby fussnfeathers » Sun May 16, 2010 10:32 am

Agreed, there. Plus, the 5770 is a DX11 card, the 4870 is DX10.1. I'm quite happy with it, it's cuite comparable to a GTX260 (better, in some cases).
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