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Old 03-19-2006, 03:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If you look in my sig, you will spot a crappy video card. I currently need help finding a new one that would be able to run CS:S on full res (1280x1024) and also be very effecive for watching my videos on a 40" television next to the comp. It must be APG and under $250 (hopefully $200).

Here's what I'm considering.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130264
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102608


Thanks for the help guys.
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Old 03-19-2006, 03:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i um.......not sure thats possible............ What resolution is ur TV? cause if its higher than 1280X1024 then im not sure those cards can run it properly. thats a huge tv though.
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Nuuuuuu.
Duel displays (17" lcd and 40" tv on 1024x754 res)

Ty. ^^ My parents thought I'd need every inch.
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7800GS if you can spend the extra $50 or so, if not the 6800GS is your second best bet.
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Yeah I heard the 7800GS was the fastest APG card I can grab. I just don't want to spend too much considering it'll go to my brother after I get a new system. Any of you guys think the second generation 7900's will have APG?
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That's kinda selfish ... it's a good card and your brother will enjoy it, won't that make you feel better about yourself?

Anyway ... why buy an AGP card at all if your building a new system soon. It's kind of a waste of $200-300.
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I don't think I'm making this system for at least 2 years.
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