In this review we’ll try to find out what graphics card to choose, if you have about $300 to spend and cannot afford a High-End product for $500 or more. Of course, when you read this article, prices may differ from what we’ve dealt with. However, let’s consider recommended prices of NVIDIA GTX 260 ($299) and RADEON HD 4870 1024MB a staring point. Today we’ll not just examine two RADEON HD 4870 1024MB cards, we’ll also compare them with two competitors from the similar price range: GeForce GTX 260 (216 stream processors, 896MB).

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