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First of all until relatively recently videocards usually played NO part in video playback. Your cpu was decoding all video, flash, DVD, Bluray, etc.

Now there are a lot of options for gpu acceleration. Flash has it. If you have a supported video card it will handle most of the decoding and playback. Same thing with the other formats I listed. You also have to have a supported player, not all players support gpu acceleration.

Grab a 6790.
+vote.

i have looked at all the cards out there. this card seems to be the best bang for buck card currently. the price to performance ratio is outstanding and it can pretty much anything. it's beats the gtx 460 easily. can play any game you throw at it. and won't break the bank. it also scales excellent in crossfire mode and uses lower power while producing less heat then its competitors and it's predecessors.
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post #12 of 13
Can you give the specs on the pc you are going to use? If it has integrated graphics then that most likely will be able to play it. My 3450 can play Blu-ray disks.
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An nVidia GeForce GT 210 and up should be fine.
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