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Like I said in your other thread ... if you've never played it, then I say Stalker SoC with the Complete Mod. It's literally my favorite game of all time, played it through at least 12 times (and it's not a short game), and most of the way like another 10 times. It won't stress your card that badly, but with the Complete mod it looks pretty good for a game from 2007.

Metro has a similar 'feel' to the Stalker games (for obvious reasons, such as the setting, and the fact that they use similar engines), but Stalker is non-linear/open world as opposed to Metro's 'on rails' Half Life 2 style campaign. It's hella challenging, esp. at first cause there's little in the way of tutorial, and your weapons/armor SUCK in the beginning. If you just tough it out for a bit though, it gets REALLY good and REALLY fun.

And Singularity is actually a pretty decent game as well ... def. worth checking out if you can get it cheap. I enjoyed it quite a bit. It's one of the few games out there where 'forced' AA actually works. I played it with like 32xAA + TRSSAA, which should give your card a good run for it's money at times.

Can't go wrong w/ME2 either.
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Clear Sky.

Out of the 3 stalker games, its the best for new players. Unlike the other two, it has a proper tutorial.
CoP starts you in the middle of nowhere, with no tutorial, and no directions on where to go. Meanwhile SHoC starts you with very little tutorial (its basically a low-level area that you can teach yourself in).
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