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Originally Posted by xxjdoggxx View Post
That is kind of what I was wondering about. I found this card on newegg. Does anyone see anything wrong with it?
Its cheap. That's about all I can say that's good about it. Your frame rates are going to suck.
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post #32 of 64
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Originally Posted by Firehawk View Post
Its cheap. That's about all I can say that's good about it. Your frame rates are going to suck.
I must be missing something here. What spec(s) should I look at for a good frame rate?
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post #33 of 64
Hard to say exactly. More shaders is better, but that differs between nvidia and ati. Frequency matters too, but again it varies.

Best thing I can say is look for reviews of the cards on google to see how it compares with other cards.
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post #34 of 64
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Originally Posted by xxjdoggxx View Post
I must be missing something here. What spec(s) should I look at for a good frame rate?
Like I said, a GTX 460 will run everything for you maxed out for only 115$.

I would DEFINITELY not go under a GTX 460.

Like everyone's been saying, a GTX 460 for 115$, or an HD 6950 for 250$.

You'll get your money's worth either way, you just have to decide what you can afford.
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post #35 of 64
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Are you seriously suggesting he strap that crappy HD 4250 to his new GPU?

I'm sorry, that's just uneducated.
That's not what he said. If you're to call someone uneducated, get it right next time.
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That's not what he said. If you're to call someone uneducated, get it right next time.
Okay, so he's not uneducated, but you are. Your short post has cleared nothing of the matter.

As far as I could perceive, he talked about using the HD 4250 as an extra GPU in the mix, probably for the purpose of running a third monitor, or some sort.

Well, I say, ANY use of the HD 4250 henceforth is a complete waste.
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post #37 of 64
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Okay, so he's not uneducated, but you are. Your short post has cleared nothing of the matter.

As far as I could perceive, he talked about using the HD 4250 as an extra GPU in the mix, probably for the purpose of running a third monitor, or some sort.

Well, I say, ANY use of the HD 4250 henceforth is a complete waste.
No, I simply corrected you for the sake of tidyness. What am I to say that's already been said? The GTX 460 is definitely the "to go" budget card.
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post #38 of 64
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No, I simply corrected you for the sake of tidyness. What am I to say that's already been said? The GTX 460 is definitely the "to go" budget card.
Oh, and if you RE-HEE-HEEALY need to save money..

You can grab a GTX 280 (10-20%) slower than GTX 460 off eBay for as low as 60!
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post #39 of 64
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Like I said, a GTX 460 will run everything for you maxed out for only 115$.

I would DEFINITELY not go under a GTX 460.

Like everyone's been saying, a GTX 460 for 115$, or an HD 6950 for 250$.

You'll get your money's worth either way, you just have to decide what you can afford.
What about the GTX 560Ti?
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
What about the GTX 560Ti?
It's just an overclocked GTX 460 for twice the price.

Not worth it. HD 6950 unlocked gives you GTX 480 performance.
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