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Hey guys do you think a 8800gt video card would run decent at 1280x720? Games like fallout 3, new Vegas, and call of duty? I'm only asking because I found a new one for next to nothing and it could help me get a new rig built so much faster.

I would be upgrading the video card next year in January but this would hold me over til then and also be a good back up. Res is only 1280x720 due to using a hdtv as the main monitor
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That should be plenty at that resolution, I wouldn't turn up AA though. It will probably lag a bit.
    
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It will play surprisingly well
My daughter has one with a 1920x1080 screen!

So yeah, if it's cheap. It will do the trick imo
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I'm not expecting max AA or AA at all. Do you think i can at least use medium settings in the games i listed with that card?
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post #5 of 26
You should be able to max those games or get close at that res.
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I'm not expecting max AA or AA at all. Do you think i can at least use medium settings in the games i listed with that card?
I think you're underestimating the powa of the 880GT. At that res, it should be able to easily handle those games.
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I would imagine you could make med-high on those games (no AA) with good min FPS.
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post #8 of 26
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I think you're underestimating the powa of the 880GT. At that res, it should be able to easily handle those games.
I had one back in the day, i remember it was a good card but man that was years ago LOL. I'm trying to piece a build together one piece at a time and the video card was holding me back on buying most of the other parts since its not the cheapest. Thanx guys I'm going to try to seal the deal on it now
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nice, good luck on the build
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I can get High settings on Crysis 1 & 2 ,Fallout 3, BC2, CoD 4, 5 on 1024 * 768 with that card. NO AA.
GTA IV, Black Ops ,Fifa 11 lag a bit on High (not sure if its the CPU or the GPU)

You should be be able to get good on those games
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