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As title says, my buddy is building a computer and we wants a video card that will hold him off until dx10 is mainstream in gaming. Will this card do the job for him? Will he have decent frame rates? Or is there something else out there for around the same price?


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well i have looked on google and you can play BF2 on High and 1024 X 768 and it gets around 40/45 FPS
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yes that card is more than suitable, what does he have currently becuase he might aswell keep his current card tbh. until he get dx10 that is...
    
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I would get a 7600GT instead.
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A 7900GT is quite a bit better than a GS, but its also more expensive. If hes looking for upgrading to DX10 soon (when it comes out), then I would look into an eVGA card so you can utilize the step-up program.
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well i have looked on google and you can play BF2 on High and 1024 X 768 and it gets around 40/45 FPS
should get way more than that, i run bf2 on max (exept textures because ive got 1gb ram) at 1280x1024 and i get a 90FPS+ with my current setup

that 7900GS should outperform a 7800GT - its got higher clocks and more pipelines

its a very good card, but tell your mate if he can afford a 7900GT or a 7950GT to get those instead
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well i have looked on google and you can play BF2 on High and 1024 X 768 and it gets around 40/45 FPS
The 7900GS can do much better then that. My video card plays BF2 on max settings 1280x1024 with more then 45 FPS. You get what you pay for and for $200 the 7900GS is a great card.
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post #8 of 13
The 7900GS will be just fine till DX10 However even a 7800GT/GTX would be fine.
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Hes got a 165 operton and a 6800gt right now, and he can hardly play anything.
post #10 of 13
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even a 7800GT/GTX would be fine.
how dare you refer to my card as a low end card !!! only joking

so yes even a 7800gt wouldw work great. mine runs bf2/2142/dods/css full settings no problem
    
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