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I just got a opportunity to buy a 32" widescreen LCD HDTV and I would like to use it as a monitor. I currently have the 640 mg 8800 GTS Superclocked. Will this be enough to use this TV? If not, If I got a second 8800 GTS Superclocked and ran them in SLI would that be enough?
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Chances are that the resolution is actually lower than your current monitor, so you'll be fine. 720p is actually a pretty low resolution as far as PCs goes. Your single card will be more than enough.
    
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its widescreen so its a 16:9 ratio I have a 19" widescreen now so I imagine the res would be the same?
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post #4 of 18
you current card is fine.

As said earlier.... It has a fairly low rexolution
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post #5 of 18
what is the resolution of your HDTV?? 720p? 1080p?

a 24" wide LCD has a rez of 1920 x 1200 and any G80 card should run all DX9 games close to max settings....

Even if your 32" is in fact 1080p your still fine... Hold out for the G92 cards later this year if you want to buy a new video card... the difference between the 8800GTS and the 8800GTX are not much...
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post #6 of 18
Those actually run at something like 1366 x 768 resolution. I've never quite understood this, but they sure do look good.
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post #7 of 18
Yeah, the resolution is like 1360x768 or something usually. You card is enough, no worries.
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post #8 of 18
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Originally Posted by liqwidstyx View Post
its widescreen so its a 16:9 ratio I have a 19" widescreen now so I imagine the res would be the same?
Should be fine like the others said... But a smaller screen with same resolution would look better up close, remember that bigger isn't always better and bigger means you should probably be further away.
post #9 of 18
I'm looking into this tv...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16889101108

which one did u get?? link?
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post #10 of 18
my 32" olevia runs @ 1280x1024 . . . you'll easily be able to near max most everything. . . . that is assuming its not a 32" monitor
 
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