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My ones cheaper tongue.gif

lol nice find
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162081 That's also a pretty good choice, for Nvidia.

that one is twice the price but it does do 3D thumb.gif
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Thank you for these responses.. but if he will be running all this on a HD 1920x1080 monitor.. would the cards that you guys suggested still be worth getting?
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looks like a nice setup...i wouldnt say too much overkill cause it will leave your father some leeway for the future he wont need to upgrade his gpu for while.. wink.gif nice for watching bluerays
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Thank you for these responses.. but if he will be running all this on a HD 1920x1080 monitor.. would the cards that you guys suggested still be worth getting?

of yeah for sure, they will do that resolution no problem. A lot of ppl use those cards in HTPCs, i went overkill in mine and i have a gts450 but i had that card lying around, otherwise i would have gotten the 5450 - its passive cooling so no noisy fan.
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As long as it has 1gb of vram, it should be fine. DDR5 might help, but DDR3 should work well enough. You might want to go with the GT520 if he is running 1920x1080.
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