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Old 01-27-2008, 04:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have around 350 dollars. I already am getting a tuniq...

I need a video card. I have a crappy 15" 1024x768 monitor, but sometimes I hook it up to my HDTV, and play whatever res. I was thinking 8800gts 512. What do you guys say?
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Old 01-27-2008, 06:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Erm... Get a new screen first? I mean, better to play old games on a stunning screen (for now), than new games on 15" "crappy". IMO.
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I'm selling my xtx. I wouldn't have a video card, then
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get a good 19'' Widescreen for like $160 and then get the GTS
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Why do I need a good screen first???

I thought it mattered what vid card I had??? :/
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ehh its usually more enjoyable to play games with widescreen and large monitor
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Yeah, you aren't gonna enjoy that card with a 15" monitor. Either:

1.) Get 3870 and keep the monitor

2.) Get GT 512 and get 20" monitor. (IMO)

At 1024x768 you will not notice the difference between the GT and 3870.
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My dad said he MIGHT get me a monitor in a few months. I could just game on my HDTV...
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