For many years, AMD and Intel owners have been trading blows. For quite a few years, Intel has held the crown for overall performance in the computer arena. As of recent, AMD released the new addition to their family codenamed Bulldozer and initial results show, namely Sandybridge and the new...
The 4870 isn't really a high end card to compete against this beast from Nvidia, but let's compare them anyway, just for fun.
|GeForce GTX 280 | ATI Radeon HD 4870
Process: | 65nm | 55nm
Core Clock: | 602MHz | 750MHz
Shader Clock: | 1296MHz | 1050MHz
Memory Clock: | 1107MHz | 1800MHz