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My sister games on a 17" 1280x1024 monitor and she's got a Radeon 5770 and it plays all her games fine at that res, including dragon age 2, GTA4 etc.
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post #22 of 28
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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 764MB (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)
Yup, I'm aware of this and how great the 460 is for price vs performance. It's the same reason I got a 560.

But since he is sure he will be playing at 1280x1024 for a long time, AMD would be a much better choice IMO.
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post #23 of 28
HD5770 or GTS 450 can probably max anything at that resolution.
HD6850 or GTX 550 if you wanna play it safe for Metro 2033 and Alien vs Predator.
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post #24 of 28
if you wanna max out upcoming games and future proof, i would definatley get the gtx 460 or the amd 6850. Those should be good for your resolution, and you can overclock them both a bit if you need more juice. ORRRRRR the ati 5850 for $140 on newegg sounds mighty good!
    
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post #25 of 28
This GTX460 Would be perfect for your situation:
>Will run anything out now at max at 1280x1024
>Futureproof for probably well over a year or more at that res
>Also not very overkill
>Cheap and amazing bang for buck!!!
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May i suggest 5770? or 450? 460 or 6870 would do as well for better future proofing
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post #27 of 28
Just don't touch the 550ti, just performs a tad better than 5770 while costing a lot more.
Go with a 460-768MB or a 1GB one.

Anything near $120 a 5770 or a 460 768MB,
$160 go with 6850 or a 460 1GB.

I ain't from the U.S. so pardon if my pricing is incorrect.
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
Cheap open-box GTS450?
I'd sell the OP an open box gts450 if he wants With original accessories/cd etc.
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