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maybe an 8800GS then? its only $100, or if you can get a 8800GT 256 mb for that price get it instead
    
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a 8800GT 256MB should serve you well. Neweegg has it on sale for 80 something after rebate. It comes with COD4 too. You can sell the game for 25. So you end up paying like 60 something with shipping.
tbh these days I wouldn't get anything less than a 512mb personally. The time will come, he'll get a new monitor and the card won't be upto it. For the minimal amount extra price wise I'd grab a 512MB with that in mind.

My 320Mb GTS was a great card at 1280x1024, just can't cut the mustard for me with my new 1680x1050.
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