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I've been reading around the forums and can't decide which card to get. I need a good card for around 150 dollars. I don't play any real intensive games, just UT04, CS:S, 1.6, and UT07 when it comes out. I'd like to play these games on the highest settings with as much FPS as possible. I play on a resolution of 1024x768. Thanks in advance!
post #2 of 23
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121031

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121022
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150229

Buy this if you want DX10, and you gonna need it to play UT07
    
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1024x768... what display do you have? What are the rest of your system specs?

UT07 is DX10, so you will want a HD 2x00 or 8-series card.
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8600gts should fit your budget and it applicable with DX10
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The 8600GTS should suit you since you are going to be playing DX10 games.
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post #7 of 23
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Originally Posted by RaKKsoN View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150229

Buy this if you want DX10, and you gonna need it to play UT07
UT 07 will use both DX9 and DX10, so I would recommend the x1950Pro or the 7900GS. If you want future proofing for DX10, I would recommend the 8600GTS for what you want to do right now.
    
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post #8 of 23
Yes, I'd also agree with the 8600. Doesn't need a high-RAM capacity card with such a low resolution, so it should be able to handle all his gaming tasks with ease, and is by far the most economical mid-res DX10 card. It's going for quite cheap on newegg now.
    
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post #9 of 23
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Since UT07 is gonna both DX9 and 10, which card should I get? I don't really care about DX10 right now because I can always upgrade in the future.
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Since UT07 is gonna both DX9 and 10, which card should I get? I don't really care about DX10 right now because I can always upgrade in the future.
Get this one then
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121031

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