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What resolution for a 6950?

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My monitor is 2048x1152. My current graphics card is pretty weak so I'm gonna upgrade to a 6950 soon. What would be the best resolution to play games at (I mainly play Black Ops and BC2)?
Edited by tw33k - 12/19/10 at 11:07pm
post #2 of 21
There is nothing wrong with playing games at that resolution, but honestly I would recomend CFX 6970s or SLI 580s, unfortunately it takes a lot of GPU power at your resolution.
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post #3 of 21
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Thanks but I'm not willing to pay more than $350 for a graphics card (prices in Oz are ridiculous IMO) For example, 580s cost around $700 each!
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Thanks but I'm not willing to pay more than $350 for a graphics card (prices in Oz are ridiculous IMO) For example, 580s cost around $700 each!
I would go with 1 6970, is that in your budget? And i got each of my 580s for 499$, but yeah very expensive agreed.
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post #5 of 21
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No. A 6950 is around $350. A 6970 is around $500
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No..AUD (even tho our dollar is like .98 US cents) and Newegg don't deliver to Oz, I've tried
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No..AUD (even tho our dollar is like .94 US cents) and Newegg don't deliver to Oz, I've tried
Oh damn that sucks, yeah you could always try to find one somewhere else at USA prices or Ebay or something.

Anyway 6950 is a fine card, but you might only 30fps or lower in more demanding games at your res, however you can always window the game down to 1600x900 or something.
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post #9 of 21
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Thanks man. I don't play many games so I think a 6950 will be OK
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Thanks man. I don't play many games so I think a 6950 will be OK
Yeah and as long as you don't CFX you will have no problem bringing the game down to a resolution that works for your setup.

If you don't play many games was there 1 game in particular that you are looking at...?
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