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post #1 of 16
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Hey!


Well, I need a graphics card that sends spdif through DVI. I will be using a DVI -> HDMI cable to my TV.

ATI or Nvidia, whatever gets the job done.

I also hope that it would max out some newer games like COD4 and GRID.

Select the card according to my current system, so it wouldn't be heavily bottlenecked.


Newegg/amazon/whatever links are not needed, but I need proof that it can handle audio through DVI.


Thanks.
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Well your CPU would heavily bottleneck any card that could Max out GRID or COD4.

However have you looked into the ATI 3870 ?
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I wonder how I missed that.. guess I was too concentrated on nvidia..


A 3870 would be great , but what manufacturer to choose?
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post #4 of 16
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Originally Posted by Mike-O View Post


I wonder how I missed that.. guess I was too concentrated on nvidia..


A 3870 would be great , but what manufacturer to choose?
Well there are a few but in My preference I would go

1. Sapphire
2. HIS
3. 3D CONNECT
post #5 of 16
pshh his cpu is fine! My 8800gt isn't "bottlenecked" by my opty @ 2.5-2.6.

I didn't realize the 3870 had audio, but cool!
Visiontek is the only ATI company that has a lifetime warranty I believe, try them . I've also heard good things about saphire.
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But know any whose warranty isn't void by OCing? Like nvidias xfx.

I tend to overclock for some odd reason
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post #7 of 16
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pshh his cpu is fine! My 8800gt isn't "bottlenecked" by my opty @ 2.5-2.6.

I didn't realize the 3870 had audio, but cool!
Visiontek is the only ATI company that has a lifetime warranty I believe, try them . I've also heard good things about saphire.
I forgot about that company.

Hmm well I would not like to say that his CPU is exactly 100% Clear.
post #8 of 16
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Thanks guys. I'll be going with this: http://www.sapphiretech.com/us/produ...gpid=220&grp=3 then



[EDIT] heh.. 100th post
Edited by Mike-O - 6/18/08 at 6:05am
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post #9 of 16
Thats a good choice mate. However make sure that your PSU is definately qualified for that card before purchase.
post #10 of 16
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Hey!


Well, I need a graphics card that sends spdif through DVI. I will be using a DVI -> HDMI cable to my TV.
Any ATI video card in the HD series (HD 2xxx, 3xxx, 4xxx).

The NVIDIA 9-series and newer series (2xx)
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