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1920x1080 + 9600GT + CSS/TF2 = Decent FPS?

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Hello!, I'm looking to upgrade from my 19inch hannspree monitor which has served me well the last 2 years. I'm trying to be energy efficient so an graphic card upgrade is out of the question as the 9600Gt is one of the best watts/performance cards out there (I honestly get tempted by HD4850's). I use my computer for watching movies/anime with the gf and playing CSS/TF2 and some Guild Wars (all of which support the resolution). How do people think the card will cope with the higher resolution? Merry Christmas btw

Btw this is the monitor I'm looking at: http://www.oyyy.co.uk/product.php/77...LAID=266753264
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post #2 of 10
It will do good.
of course, you need to overclock that e6600 for moar Fps.
    
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it will work fine for those older games. i would buy a 4850 though. it is a nice card!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
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post #4 of 10
Source games rely more on CPU, get that E6600 to 3.2GHz and the 9600GT will have some headroom for source games.
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It will. I used a 9600GSO 384 in a build once and it did everything even F.E.A.R @ 1920x1080 so you will be fine with a GT. If not Get an HD3870
    
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post #7 of 10
Grab a 1920x1200 if you can.
    
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edit: source was bs. lol

pretty sure that 9600gt will run 1080p cs:s and tf2
Edited by nitd_kim - 12/25/08 at 1:57pm
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post #9 of 10
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WOW lots of responses!, thanks everyone, Im glad! those 1080P HD monitors have been tempting as they cost the same as normal 22inch monitors. I'll definitely get one now. And also I'll grab a E5200 and take it to around 3-3.5 if i can . My E6600 bought from ebay has been very unstable at very minor changes, I feel that it has been used and abused.
Edited by beanbagofdoom - 12/25/08 at 2:09pm
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Oh one more question, how useful is having a s/pdif on your monitor.
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