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i play games like:
lost planet (colonies) DX10
DiRT DX10
Crysis DX10 (not at high)
Bioshock DX10

will a single 9600GT run these on medium-high (most likely medium) with good FPS?
    
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yeah, on your 21 inch, you should be just fine. It will def run those on medium. Some on high.
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Dirt in high
Crysis in medium high
Lost planet high
Bioshock high
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If you already have the 9600GT then ignore this post
isn't the 8800GT cheaper and im sure its better then a 9600GT unless you want to SLI it in the future, also Here is a 8800GTS 512 G92 for $150
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You should get a 8800GT instead since its better than a 9600GT.
 
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Yes, @1680x1050, which I assume is the native res of your monitor (too lazy to look it up) you should have no trouble running most of today's games at acceptable settings.

Only I would consider this, I assume you want to stick to some sort of budget, that is why this card has your interest. I'd say make a choice. Do you really want to save money and play what is out today, in which case I'd go cheaper than the 9600 GT, why not save even more money and for $99-$130 go 9600 GSO? FPS will not be off by much and you'll save more money, hell with OC you can get right around 9600 GT performance.

Otherwise you could spend a little more and not only rest assured you could max out the games you are playing today but feel like you've future proofed yourself a little bit. @200 that ATI 4850 is looking VERY attractive. If you are a green team fan go 8800 GTS 512 (smaller, cheaper, etc. than 9800 GTX and outperforms when OC'd) or if you want to wait a 9800 GTX+(I'd love to have one of those to overclock the hell out of).

Bottom line, decide what you are trying to do with your purchase before you consider products. Hit acceptable frame rates and save the cash? 9600 GSO. Put out a little more cash but feel comfortable playing next years releases with some eye candy enabled? 4850.

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Originally Posted by Infinitegrim View Post
If you already have the 9600GT then ignore this post
isn't the 8800GT cheaper and im sure its better then a 9600GT unless you want to SLI it in the future, also Here is a 8800GTS 512 G92 for $150
And here's a 9600GT for $109.99 after a $10 MIR.
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srry guys my native res is maxed at 1600x1200, and i can't use newegg since im in canada, so im going according to this site: www.pccyber.com
    
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my 9600gt runs all those games just fine. most of them on high crysis a mix of medium/high. all fully playable
    
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Yes it will. Its only shortcoming is 64 stream processors.
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