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my brother is got a computer and wants to hook up to his 46'' sony 1080p tv.
system = e6850 - 2gb ddr2 pc800- 600 watt power supply. he was running a ati x1650 pro now hes not getting a picture. i think he burned his card. HELP!
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Have you tried using another monitor?..
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post #3 of 37
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yep ,by the way he doesnt game.
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Does he want to stick with ATI?

What can he shell out for a card? Running a 46" can't be done with a lower end card...
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post #5 of 37
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not sure what do ytou think ?
Edited by valtopps - 12/18/08 at 8:37pm
post #6 of 37
Something like this would be cheap, efficient if he's not gaming and has HDMI built in..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121287
Edited by accskyman - 12/18/08 at 6:59pm
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post #7 of 37
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wow thats a crapy card? i was thinking of a 8800 or 8600?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161235

Great Price/performance. Definetely better than the 8800/8600 you were thinking of. Almost as good as 4870.



What does the rest of the system consist of? How old is the build? Just curious.
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post #9 of 37
If he can afford something better...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121270

Edit, the 4850 would probably be overkill, even the 9500gt might be.. Though the 4850 is a great idea if he'd ever get into gaming.
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is every one guessing????????? is there a chart or something about this?
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