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Help me choose a video card

Discussion in 'Technology' started by Drewboto, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Sep 10, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    Drewboto

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    Anybody know of any good video cards that can run on 375 watts or less? I've searched but haven't found any better than the one I have.
     
  2. Sep 10, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    jester156

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    what are you planning on using the card for?
     
  3. Sep 10, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    Drewboto

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    Gaming. Left 4 dead, Crysis, Halo 2, Flight Sim X, Dirt 2. Somewhat demanding games. My current card is a geforce 9500 gs. It runs the games, but I have to knock the resolution down to 1024*1080 and sometimes the detail, depending on which game I'm playing to get 50 fps
     
  4. Sep 10, 2010 at 11:52 AM
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    Thanks. I'll look into it.
     
  5. Sep 11, 2010 at 6:59 AM
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    Well what i've found is that your CPU can be a bottleneck as well! So you might want to look into that.

    I'm happy with my 8800GTS, but i hate my Pentium D 820.

    I'd say get a GeForce 9800 GX2/GTX/GT (meh)...Or go for a card with the GTX 260+ Serries.

    All of these will require more than a 375W power supply. Don't forget to check your 12V rails too.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 at 11:02 PM
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    A new power supply is easy to put in and then you can upgrade you video card to one that play any game. IMG_5527.jpg
     
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