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Radeon 5870 is a strong card and should be pretty good up to 1920x1200. Personally I'm not a huge fan of very high res (old school gamer) I think it can look a bit sharp sometimes. Some older games that run too fast I'll put on 1920x1200, but I don't mind 1680x1050 or 1440x900 (16:10 aspect ratio for my 1920x1200 screen). And 4xAA is enough for me, 8xAA looks very similar I think.
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The game itself is nothing special anyway so don't worry about it. Read the book though, that's one million times more awesome.
Oh nice, I didn't know there was a book.
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Indeed there is, the author is Dmitry Glukhovsky. It was originally in Russian and then got translated. The game is 'loosely' based off of the book, I say loosely, because to be quite frank the only similarities are the character names, and that it is based in a post-apocalyptic metro. The story is totally different. lol

He is releasing a new book in the series and a new game is also being created.

The game isn't that bad, I was just disappointed by the lack of story. Worth giving it a go if you have some spare time though. It's kind of like Crysis with the whole 'hype' situation.
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post #14 of 15
I have a 5870 and play at 4320x900 (essentially 2560x1600 when including bezel correction) and it can play most games at max settings except for the obvious few (Crysis, Metro 2033, etc). 1920x1200 shouldn't be a sweat for the most part.
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You'll be fine Aside from AA, I'm set at 1080p, and I have roughly 1/2 the power.
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