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Well,
I just got my spankin new 22" widescreen LCD. Looks BEEEUTIFUL!!! Anyways, My 6800 simply isn't cutting it, it's choking on the high res. I'm wondering what your suggestions would be for the best mid-range card to drive this beast out there is.
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post #2 of 7
Do you mean that when gaming it isn't cutting it? It should be just fine on 2D and fine on 3D as long as you keep the resolutions down.

What is happening that you find it is not doing the job?

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post #3 of 7
What is your price range for a new card? In order to get a serious improvement I wouldn't recommend anything less than a 7900GS. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
They are monster overclockers. Very good bang for you buck at $170.
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post #4 of 7
7900GS sounds very good.

I would stay away from eVGA... they are not the best when it comes to a RMA.. i stick with XFX/BFG

here is a nice XFX 7900GS XT

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150202

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814150183R
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IMO you should get evga so you can step up in the future
    
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post #6 of 7
EVGA is great on RMAs. At least the 5 times I've dealt with them for computers I've built they have been. Just call them, let them know what the problem is, and you ship out your card and get yours back in less thank 10 business days. Not bad if you ask me. Plus with the step-up program you have 90 days to put your money back towards a newer card. awefully nice if you like to stay on top of the video card market.

Plus, IMHO evga makes the best nVidia cards out there, which is why you pay a little extra, but it's worth it if you ask me.
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post #7 of 7
well upper mid range i would say 8800GTS

These are cheaper but still economical 7950GT/X1950Pro/X1900XT(256)
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