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Old July 30, 2008, 07:39 AM
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Post gtraphics card help.

not ure i this is in the wrong section.. oh well.
So here is my computer:
P4 @ 2.8 Gh hyperthreading
1.5 GB PC3200 RAM
XFX 8600GT XXX edition

So im trying to upgrade my graphics card, and i dont know which card would be overkill for my 1440X900 monitor, im not so much budget restricted, but $300 is at the very edge... so what do you guys recommend I buy, And Im looking to pla World in Conflict on Highest settings with good FPS
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Old July 30, 2008, 07:46 AM
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your cpu will bottleneck most cards out there. You can spend 150-200 and do well.


I just bought one of those, you can't go wrong there. Latest gen.
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Old July 31, 2008, 11:46 AM
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For your PC, it would be much more worthwhile just to completely rebuild it. If you don't want to get an entirely new PC, NCIX has an 8800GT on sale for $130. Anything more than an 8800GT and I would think that you would get largely CPU bottlenecked, especially at 1440x900. You could also try overclocking your 8600GT even further than the XXX clocks to get a bit more juice out of it.
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