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Old 05-04-2006, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default High-End Video Card

probably not high end but i need a card between $300-$400

Games i want it to play

Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
Obviously Oblivion
BF2 (Need Fast Frame Rates)

lol other games


i'm not too big on the anti alaising stuff i just need like medium quailty graphics.. but very very high framerates..

Thanks in advance

EDIT: this card looks decent
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161159
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Old 05-04-2006, 10:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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DUDE, ATi isn't the best thing out there. Everything they make isn't holy, most of it is crap.

GeForce 7900GT KO.

Beats that piece of crap X1800XT with a Dual Slot cooler that still makes it burn like h3ll.
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wow man i looked that beast up and its perfect,,, thanks..


but...lol.. look at this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127180

same price but faster core and more memory.. but only has 16 pipes, yours has 24 so will i be alitttle lacking becasue of the 256 memory or is it fine? because it only takes one slot, will i be able to OC it without it overheating?

Green you have rekindled my faith in Nvidia
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Old 05-04-2006, 10:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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no get the 7900 GT KO..

you would be a fool not to.

make sure you get a good powersupply..
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ok the reason i'm getting an expensive video card is that i've trashed the building idea and decided to mess around with my "dude i got ripped off" dell..

Now i'm getting a better ram and video card and psu..

this is the only BTX psu they sell
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817711002

EDIT: My current psu uses a full 24 pin connector to the mobo will the 20+4 pin connector with the psu i'm buying work with the motherboard?
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Faster core and memory aren't the end-all anymore. They might have been up until the GeForce 6800s and the X800s, but not anymore. Now you've just gotta look at benchmarks and guess a lot.

Memory doesn't make a big different, 256MB is enough. That single-slot cooler is enough because the 7900GT doesn't put off that much heat anyways. You'll be able to overclock it to your heart's extent.

20+4-pins is the same as native 24pins PSUs, so you're fine. You'll just have to plug in an extra connector that comes with the PSU, so no need to worry about that.
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Yes it will Oh and By the way. Avanged Sevenfold f'ing rocks dude.
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ok thanks man.. now i am at peace lol

i also saw the reviews this thing can hit 250fps avg. if it is pure speed that is sick
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Battlefield 2? Oh **** yea. You'll be able to max out the settings on 1280x1024 with max AA and stuff, and have the FPS at the 100FPS limit. You could unlock it ofcourse. Forgot how.
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lol.... i had a dell.. and wow i got 5fps on Fear SERIOUSLY
It cost me $1000 dollars... and i thought i was getting TOP grade comp.
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