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Yes gts 450 or 5770 would beat a sli 9600gt hands down.
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i suggest buying him some cheap c2q instead and maybe a 5770. i let my little brother play on my old rig and i hate it when the graphics are so crappy. i bought him a 5670 for a 19" monitor my brother is 4 so he doesnt really play missions and stuff so i have to beat the game first before he does. he plays mostly racing games so he wants all the cars unlocked.
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
i suggest buying him some cheap c2q instead and maybe a 5770. i let my little brother play on my old rig and i hate it when the graphics are so crappy. i bought him a 5670 for a 19" monitor my brother is 4 so he doesnt really play missions and stuff so i have to beat the game first before he does. he plays mostly racing games so he wants all the cars unlocked.
That would require me to spend more than I have for spare change. I mean, I have a 9800GX2 sitting here but that's a little overkill for him. Not to mention the CPU would have hell keeping up with such a GPU.

What about a 4770? I've got an XFX model sitting here too. I've got the components listed but the ones you're recommending me are out of my budget area. He's 9 and knows what good graphics are like as he watches me on my Qosmio regularly.
     
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post #14 of 18
Throw the GX2 in there and let it bottleneck a little

Or grab a GTS250 from the forsale section - seen a couple in the $65 range. Great card, I have been reluctant to upgrade mine as all I play is SC2 and it runs high or ultra on everything.
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post #15 of 18
Get gts450 for $89
or hd5770 for $99 from newegg.
That would do the job
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post #16 of 18
HD4850 - HD5770 - GTS450. That's what I would recommend.
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post #17 of 18
There is a single slot GTS450 somewhere...

If i'm not mistaken..

EDIT: Here Is one..
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post
That would require me to spend more than I have for spare change. I mean, I have a 9800GX2 sitting here but that's a little overkill for him. Not to mention the CPU would have hell keeping up with such a GPU.

What about a 4770? I've got an XFX model sitting here too. I've got the components listed but the ones you're recommending me are out of my budget area. He's 9 and knows what good graphics are like as he watches me on my Qosmio regularly.
4770 is perfect! I would definitely put that in over 2 9600gts. Although the 9600s would have the more power. The 4770 draws way less power, less heat, more reliable and is around 50% fatser than a single 9600.
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