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Old 03-05-2008, 10:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, I have around $200 for a new graphics card, I am building a new computer for lan partys, this is an AMD build, with an AMD chipset. Now, I would like for a nice graphics card that has VGA, DVI, and a output for a tv, it can not be an HDMI output... My tv doesn't have HDMI, so what are my options??? I will go with ATI if needed or if it is a better option for performance, this card will also need to handle COD4 at medium-ish settings... Now I know my 8600 on my lappy can handle it... I just want the best I can get for my money.
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9600gt ko are sub 200 and will run cod at max
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i second the 9600gt KO, or if you want to spend money else where go with an 8800gs.
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Hmm, which one runs the coolest??? That is something else I have to consider, it is going to be in an Apevia(spelling?) Micro ATX case...
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the 9600 will run cooler.. it is newer, the core is a bit smaller, and uses less power
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now, i pray this little baby fits the case i am getting...
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what case?
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Newegg.com - APEVIA X-QPACK2-CM/500 Black/Camouflager Aluminum Body/ Front Mask MicroATX Desktop Computer Case 500W w/120m UV Blue Fan Power Supply - Retail


Kinda like that case for lans because of the size, and it would go along with the theme for our lan partys. X_X Which is kinda pushing the max size i can go to for a gpu....
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a 9600 should fit in that case... but i would double check and download the card dimensions and the case dimensions
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