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I'm looking for a graphic card for my cousin. Only thing he will be using it for is normal internet usage with minor DVD playback and maybe the magic the gathering game. I doubt it need much graphic power. However, he needs something with DVI port and wants to run dual monitor. also has to be PCI express not AGP. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 28
What's the price range for about a hundred this would probably do him nicely. Is he trying to run two monitors on dvi?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130261
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post #3 of 28
YOu need 2 DVI ports?
I think all the new 7 series have them...
so, the 7300 should work...
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post #4 of 28
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yes 2 DVI ports are required
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post #5 of 28
How much money are we talking about?


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post #6 of 28
This may be more than what's needed, but it's got 2 dvi jacks.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130250
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post #7 of 28
I'd go with Maxima's suggestion.
post #8 of 28
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$130 or less
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post #9 of 28
Dang...maxima's suggestion was the best one I can think of. But, check out the 7300. It should give you whta you need.
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post #10 of 28
Here ya go ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150098
I personally like EVGA, but XFX, I hear is pretty good too.
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