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Review: PowerColor PCS+ 4850 HD4850 512MB GDDR3

by James Smith on 24 November 2008, 01:00

Tags: PCS+ HD4850 512MB GDDR3, PowerColor (6150.TWO), PC

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Introduction

 

We first took a look at a PowerColor HD 4850 card back in July, shortly after the official launch of AMD's much-anticipated Radeon HD 4850 and HD 4870 series GPUs.

We concluded that, on balance, and at that time, it was a better choice than its NVIDIA rivals and we gave it the coveted HEXUS.gaming recommended award.

With a price premium of circa £15 above the cost of a stock-clocked HD 4850, does the PowerColor PCS+ Radeon HD 4850 deliver enough to warrant its increased price?

Read on to find out.