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hey guys,

i am turning my old computer into a HTPC, it has a Radeon X1650 graphics card in it right now, i cant keep this card because it doenst have a HDMI port, not much use for it in a HTPC. but i will also use this computer pretty regularly for light gaming, Battle Field 1942/Vietnam, COD4, Unreal Tournament, Battle Field 2, GTA san andreas and similar games. do you think the GT 430 will be able to do all of this wit no problems?

thank you for any help!
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Battlefield 2 will definitely be a strain on the GPU. Pulling playable frame rates will be difficult. The other games shouldn't be too difficult to get playable frame rates in.

I found some reviews for COD 4 and BF2.

COD 4
Battlefield 2 and another by a different site
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Originally Posted by Sean W. View Post
hey guys,

i am turning my old computer into a HTPC, it has a Radeon X1650 graphics card in it right now, i cant keep this card because it doenst have a HDMI port, not much use for it in a HTPC. but i will also use this computer pretty regularly for light gaming, Battle Field 1942/Vietnam, COD4, Unreal Tournament, Battle Field 2, GTA san andreas and similar games. do you think the GT 430 will be able to do all of this wit no problems?

thank you for any help!
you will atleast need a hd5670/hd6670 for playing these games at medium settings.
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you will atleast need a hd5670/hd6670 for playing these games at medium settings.
AKA what I linked
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well, i can play all those games pretty well with my X1650, is the GT 430 slower than it?
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The GT 430 is marginally better than the X1650 according to here: http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/vi...GeForce+GT+430

The 5670/6670 absolutely dominate and are in the same price bracket.
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