9800GTX+ is near twice as expensive than a 4850, in India.
But 9800GTX+ leads only by less than 5% better performance.
Considering the extra benefits like DX 10.1, HDMI, single slot, lower power consumption, and extreme vfm of 4850, 9800GTX+ simply doesn't stand a chance.
well....u might be a little mistaken abt the price!
see this: *priceguru.in/archives/news/new-hardware/2115
and this: *www.lynx-india.com/index.php?productID=2244
and this is abt the fabled ati close to metal!
and heres about physx: *www.engadget.com/2008/08/07/nvidia-uncorking-physx-support-for-geforce-cards-on-august-12th/
n deres already a physx beta driver doing the rounds *www.techpowerup.com/67632/NVIDIA_PhysX_Beta_Driver_for_GT200_G92_G96_Cards_Leaked.html even my 8600gt has physx enabled in Win XP!
i am not an nvidia fanboy. see my posts here *www.thinkdigit.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5193&page=189
i really need a concrete buying decision between the two within the next 2 wks...and hence i hv put up this poll.....