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    HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    As above folks, looking for one and been offered one, still, don't know if they are asking too much for it.

    On average, what are these worth now used?

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    My guess: £140?
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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    I'd've thought in good nick you could reasonably ask up to around £200 for one? £140 sounds way too little to me - this is a card that can easily outstrip pretty much anything up to a 5850, and depending on game can hand a 5870 it's rear too. I reckon anything under £180 would be a good deal...

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    But you could buy 2 second hand 4870s for £70 each
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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    Have a look at the below link:

    http://www.cex.co.uk/products/Comput...PCI-E&mode=buy

    I often go there just to get a rough idea on 2nd value, they are selling it for £225.

    hope this helps?

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    But you could buy 2 second hand 4870s for £70 each
    I sold my 4870s and replaced them with a 4870 X2 - stops my case from overheating and much easier to power.

    As Scaryjim said though - they will happily match a 5850, so £180 would be my guess as things stand.

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    Quote Originally Posted by nibbler View Post
    But you could buy 2 second hand 4870s for £70 each
    But then you'd need a crossfire support motherboard and enough connectors on your PSU to power 2 GPUs...

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    I personally would just get two 4870s but I'm a multi gpu novice.
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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    £150 would of been my guess as well TBH.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    They go for around £140-£150 on forums, I've seen one with a waterblock go for £180...

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: HD4870x2 - How Much Should I Pay For One Used?

    Thank you all.

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