Spec me a video card for my 27.5" LCD!

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  1. Warpy

    Warpy Well-Known Member

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    Wasn't sure which forum to post this one in... since my question isn't related to ATI or Nvidia directly.

    I have just ordered a 27.5" LCD and I currently have a Powercolor x1950 Pro 512MB which I can see needs urgently replacing! What would you guys/gals recommend I upgrade too, I play FPS games and RPG's.

    System is:

    e6600
    Gigabyte DS3P rev 3.3
    4GB RAM
    27.5" LCD
    580w psu

    Cheers
     
  2. josh2thad

    josh2thad New Member

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    I would recommend Nvidia 8800 GTS 640 or GTX, you dont want an 8600 with 512MB or 128 bit for hi res monitors.
     
  3. Mousey

    Mousey HH's Official Rodent

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    I dunno what to recommend really, just something with a fair bit of power should do it.
    Even though you didn't know what forum to post this in, why did you choose audio discussion?
    why not hardware discussion and support?
     
  4. Stuart_Davidson

    Stuart_Davidson Well-Known Member

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    Moved.

    What resolution does your screen support (max)?
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    i would hope the 27" is 1920x1080 at the very least..

    either way, a 8800 or 2900 should do quite well... definitely won't want any of the more budget models if your playing games..
     
  6. Warpy

    Warpy Well-Known Member

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    Stuart_Davidson Well-Known Member

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    Given the choice of those two, 8800GTS without a doubt.
     
  8. kris23

    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    8800GTS (640mb ONLY), 8800GTX, 8800 Ultra :D
     

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