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Old October 3, 2010, 08:41 PM
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If anyone claims that the GTX 260 supports DX11, they are flat out wrong. It doesn't even support DX10.1. The 260 is DX10 only.

There aren't that many DX11 games out there, but personally, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is one of the games I play the most, and the lighting and shadow effects in DX11 mode are considerably better-looking than in DX10 or DX9 mode.
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hmmm... what is your opinion about best video card right now?

i am planning to play sc2 c&C4 (yeah suck but i got it for free), metro 2011 and new games such as me2 da2 and more... and use 22 inch or higher ips monitor if possible...

honestly, i should get gtx 4xx at early spring because both ati and nvidia card is not big improving than my currently gtx 285...
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If you're going to be running at 1680x1050 then grab a 1GB 460. If you'll be playing at 1080p then grab a 5870 or a 480. Anything less won't give you a sufficiently smooth gaming experience with everything maxed out, and anything more is overkill for all but a handful of games.
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right now, its a no brainer between 450/460 sli depending on resolution(yes some 22 inchers can scale pretty high) and desired playable eye candy frame rates
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1600x1050 is too small for me... yeah my 2209wa is running out of resolution.. thats why i get more than 22" ips monitor...

my eye is very senstive... i can different between 9800gx2 and 260gtx... ;p

so thats why i need excellent (lag free) video card that can play many movies, drama and games...


and 450 or 460 sli? nah...
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So if you aren't even going to be using 1680x1050, there is absolutely no point in getting anything more powerful than a GTX 460.
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well 1600 x 1050 is too small for my taste... i am not lcd expert... i always use 1200x1024 crt when game... or 1600x1200 crt when movie or other...

if more than 1600 x 1050 then i need better video card and monitor too...
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dude youre contradicting yourself right there

which resolution are you going to use, and more importantly when are you going to buy the monitor?
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well 1600 x 1050 is too small for my taste... i am not lcd expert... i always use 1200x1024 crt when game... or 1600x1200 crt when movie or other...

if more than 1600 x 1050 then i need better video card and monitor too...
Nothing is forcing you to use anything higher than 1280x1024. If you're fine with that for gaming, then you simply don't need an especially fast video card. You'd be fine with a GTX 460, and that would probably even last a few years. You could also wait a month or so for ATI to release their next generation of mid-range cards, which should be quite a bit faster than a 460 as well as being reasonably-priced.
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>:[... thats why i want you to change my mind... ;p

well i will decide the monitor later... i need to focus on computer/watercooling it first... but as far as i know that i need to better 22" or higher and 65hz or higher ips monitor replace too brightness and small resolution 2209wa ips monitor... and my old dying viewsonic 22"... ;[

btw.. i wonder... is there any plan for new series from both ati and nvidia?

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You could also wait a month or so for ATI to release their next generation of mid-range cards, which should be quite a bit faster than a 460 as well as being reasonably-priced.
1 or 2 month?

thats why i want to wait until earlier spring because there is a ton new game... so i have no problem to sell gtx 260 for cheaper... or make one for my younger brother... ;p
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