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Cool, let me know how it turns out. I run a 4850 1GB in my HTPC as I play games like DMC4 and Darksiders, etc.. I need a card for the HTPC in my kids room, something that can play the LEGO games, etc.. that would probably fit the bill.

The 4850 is starting to struggle on some games at 1080.. I'm debating on going to a 460 and giving the 4850 to the kids or just buying them a budget card.
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Cool, let me know how it turns out. I run a 4850 1GB in my HTPC as I play games like DMC4 and Darksiders, etc.. I need a card for the HTPC in my kids room, something that can play the LEGO games, etc.. that would probably fit the bill.
Just ran 3dmark06 (demo, couldn't find my key).

It ran all the tests pretty well actually, most of them never dropped below 20 FPS.

It will definately handle 80% of the games you throw at it.
 
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MSI has a low profile Radeon HD 5670 with the same Mini-Twin Frozr cooler. It's bound to be faster than the GT 430 and costs around the same. Knowing ATI, it probably has lower power consumption, too.
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