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your cpu is a dualcore but it should still be fast enough for BF3.
instead of spending $60 on a cooler, id say just sell the 9800GT and make your budget at least 100$ and try looking for a used HD5770 or GTX260.
the GTX460 might be bottlenecked by the dualcore
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Gts450 has been available for 60$ amir and GTX460 768mb has been available for $80 amir so no, definitely spending $60 on an aftermarket cooler for a very old card does not seem worth it. Besides those temps are totally normal, especially for that card.

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Originally Posted by Skiivari View Post
76 is absolutely fine for graphics cards. Don't get a
Also, photoshop doesn't use graphics cards at all? Not sure about that though.
CUDA.

But I guess I will probably have to make budget for a new card. After getting this IPS monitor it's not worth running anything below max res so atleast I can justify it with that thought. Would the GTX 470 still be bottle necked with the dual core running at 3Ghz?
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