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Runescape is going to need a bit more power than a 3870 for max settings @ 1920X1080.
ok fine.. a 4550
    
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fi-fi-fi-fi 5670. Had one(well still have, haven't listed it on ebay yet) before I upgraded to my 5830. It worked perfectly for minecraft and runescape as I played both. I do not know about the two displays though.
    
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Thread re-opened. Keep the conversation CIVIL.

Runescape does need more graphics power than it used to. If you're looking at a 5770, it should suffice fine for 1080p. As would a GTS450.
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Nice... this thread was over 4 pages long before the clean... now its barely 3
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Thread re-opened. Keep the conversation CIVIL.

Runescape does need more graphics power than it used to. If you're looking at a 5770, it should suffice fine for 1080p. As would a GTS450.
Thank you for the input. I've decided to taste the grass on the other side of the fence and join the Red Tide for now.
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post #27 of 39
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Thank you for the input. I've decided to taste the grass on the other side of the fence and join the Red Tide for now.
Honestly though, you'd probably have a LOT better luck upgrading your CPU and board over the GPU. A Pentium D is very very slow by today's standards. Honestly, an AMD Sempron 140 for $30, plus a cheap AM2+ board (so you can reuse your DDR2) for $35-40 would be leaps and bounds faster. Granted you'd still be stuck on the 6600GT though.
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post #28 of 39
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Honestly though, you'd probably have a LOT better luck upgrading your CPU and board over the GPU. A Pentium D is very very slow by today's standards. Honestly, an AMD Sempron 140 for $30, plus a cheap AM2+ board (so you can reuse your DDR2) for $35-40 would be leaps and bounds faster. Granted you'd still be stuck on the 6600GT though.
I'm probably going to upgrade CPU/Board by the end of the year, so that will come in good time. I'm sticking Intel though.
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post #29 of 39
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Read before posting, I'll keep it simple:
I play Runescape and Minecraft mostly, but I might play some more intensive games in the future.
I play on 1280*1024 and 1920*1080 displays
I enjoy watching 1080p Movies/TV Shows
I would like to keep the price as low as I can without sacrificing performance
I'm probably not going to upgrade again for 2 years or so, so this has to last.
Runescape is not the blocky, un-detailed game it was in 2005.
I'm pretty much decided on the 5770, unless someone can convince me otherwise.

Shoot.
I can't comment about runescape but minecraft uses little to nothing for a video card. It's very...very...very cpu heavy though.
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3850 or 4650.
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