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post #11 of 28
Cheap open-box GTS450?
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post #12 of 28
budget wise GTS 450 else you can grab GT 550Ti or GTX560Ti
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post #13 of 28
Anything over a 460 is overkill for that resolution tbh. If you indeed plan on keeping that monitor.
post #14 of 28
i got 5770 running on 1680 x1050 .cheaper and best bang for buck i would say. can get around GBP70 new here

EDIT-i didnt see he want nvidia- yeah gtx 460 ftw !
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post #15 of 28
i play at 1280x1024 max res and i got gtx 460 for that and 99% of games run maxed out even with 16x insane aa....
the exceptional games which refuse to give gud fps r either terrible ports or metro 2033 with dx11 and physx turned on...i was even able to play mafia 2 maxed out with physx.....
post #16 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Takayanagi-Phoenix View Post
No, he says in the OP he has no plans to change the monitor and wants max settings at 1280x1024. I know GTX 460 is a better card than 550Ti, I wasn't saying otherwise. But immediately shooting 550Ti out of the possibilities is a bit harsh when this guy only wants to play on 1280x1024. If anything he shouldn't even get either of those cards and should go for an AMD card instead.
The problem with the 550 TI is that it's not very bang for the buck .. Otherwise it would fit perfectly.

I vote for the GTS 450 or GTX 460 768MB (you did say upcoming).

Edit:OR perhaps the Sapphire HD 5830 (which goes for $105 on Newegg, afaik. That would be the most awesome deal, regardless of Nvidia)
Edited by p4p3r - 4/27/11 at 4:15pm
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post #17 of 28
You would need atleast a 6990 cfx at that resolution

Or you know, a gtx 460 2gb is cool
     
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post #18 of 28
A 768mb 460 is all you'll need.

Grab a 1GB version if you think there's even the slightest chance that you'll want to upgrade your monitor though.
post #19 of 28
yes, the cheapest GTX 460 768mb you can find... it's an amazing card at that res,
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post #20 of 28
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Originally Posted by Spykerv View Post
You would need atleast a 6990 cfx at that resolution

Or you know, a gtx 460 2gb is cool

lol
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