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Who cares how bad it is? It's a cheap graphics card for people who need a graphics card but don't care about gaming performance. I could definitely see using something like this in a home server, as a backup GPU, or for a generic system that someone will just check email on.
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They are available and hitting the $60+ range, which is way too much for what you get. GT430s can be had for $60-70 and rock these cards' worlds.

If it was $40-50 it would be more viable. The 29w TDP is nice. I'd like to pick up 4 and fold on them so I could be a folding farm rancher, herding a flock of cute lil' GT520s.
    
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Who cares how bad it is? It's a cheap graphics card for people who need a graphics card but don't care about gaming performance. I could definitely see using something like this in a home server, as a backup GPU, or for a generic system that someone will just check email on.
except for the "backup GPU," all of this can be done via an IGP... the point is right now, it's a wee bit overpriced, and in the sub100usd market, every dollar difference matters, lol....
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NVIDIA's counter to AMD.
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finally a gpu for crysis, that's what we where expecting
    
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Is this thing even capable of smooth 1080p res playback? One of my first builds at least had a geForce 5600 GT that could play games. This thing would struggle with Half life 1 @ 1280x1024 I would think.
A ti4200 64MB AGP 4x was able to max CS, HL, and other HL mods at 1600x1200 with a constant 60 FPS np.
post #27 of 47
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Should they all be making cards that cost more than any jobless junior enthusiast can afford, not all of us can start big, this card would be great for those who are doing there first build on a tiny budget like I first started it also good for those HTPCs
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This card would NOT be a good choice for first build. There are many better alternatives under 100$. Maybe a "jobless junior enthusiast" should get a job and work on priorities? : O
Jy360 ^^^ This............
You jumping way up there bro, who said anything about starting big? You can find a decent GPU for well under 100 bucks. Making DDR3 cards in 2011 is pointless.
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Damn, a bigger ring-bus would have made this a great competitor to the 8800GT, really. It was looking that way until I saw the bandwidth
    
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Please upgrade if you can, please.

Also i posted that crying photo, because nobody should be making cards like that in 2011.
Why? You like crappy, outdated hardware. Surely you would be all over this.
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what is the point in this?

integrated intel graphics are better.
    
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