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Looking for Card capable of playing css. bf2 cod4 at 1024 res

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by GLeN, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. GLeN New Member

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    Sorry about all these threads with css bf2 cod4 in the name haha

    Anyways, Im looking for a cheap card that will play css, bf2 maxed out and play cod4 at pretty high settings(trying to beat my brothers ps3 grapics wise :D) all those games well at 1024 res or above but not that big resolutions. Im not maker biased so nvidia or ati I dont really care, it have to have dvi outputs so i can connect it to my hdtv and use it as a monitor, and i got a tft 17 inch vga that i can use also, maybe dual screen(dont really care). I would like it to be about <200$ maybe 150$.

    Thats all pretty vague but i hope i got my main motive across thanks alot
     
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    you only have two cards in that price range:

    Nvidia Geforce 8600GTS or the ATI Radeon 3850

    google those cards for best possible price and where to buy
     
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    go with the 3850 :)
     
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    ATI 3850 by far is the best choice in this situation..

    Go with the link craigwhiteside provided, you won't be dissapointed!
     
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    go with the 3850 over the 8600 ;)
     
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    3850 kills the 8600 ;) go with it
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    3850.
     
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    Yeh made my descision, i am well geting the hd3850!! Thanks alot people!
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    dont forgot to hit that smiling thanks button at the bottom of people's posts when they help you! and of course, always glad to help man :)

    damn man, you'd be ready to play the dx10 games we're making at Obscure! awww even bens got one, i guess i'll be the dx9 guy in there lmao
     
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  11. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    nope ill be on DX9 with you :roll:
     
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    I did give thanks even before you posted!!! Yeh I cant wait, then i will fully contribute to obsure(yeh i suggested the name) :D ttyl pancho

    Photoshop cs3 on a hdtv, it even rhymes thats how good it is :p
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    you work at Obscure cda?

    ps3e &dx10.1 in HD damn im jealous Glen. ttyl glen.
     
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    nope i wasnt reading wtf is obscure?

    if its on tpu i can do coding ;)
     
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    I'd go with the 8800GT in the under $200 range.

    But the HD3850 is a good choice too.
     
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    Obscure Studios, we're a small independent game studio, we're currently working on 2 games, a big majority of our team is made up by tpu members, Glen and myself being 2 of em. If you'd like to join the team, we're still looking for some graphics, coding, and beta testing people, feel free to contact me via pm. I cant tell you more as of now, but we'll be having a press release announcing the 2 games so yeah, you'll have to wait till then :)
     
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    Glad to hear :laugh:

    Ill go check the obscure forums havent check them in ages with xmas and all

    come on over cda
     
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    not much going on at LOG atm, unless if you want to work on some graphics, im running the graphics team for 3991, hes out for a bit. but we're on break for a week or so, so yeah.
     
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    in the cheapo bracket.. there is only the "one".. the 3850.. anybody remember Highlander.. he he

    trog
     
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    haha love that movie, going into my sig :laugh:
     
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    Thats awesome man. If i knew anything about any of that, id love to help out, but unfortunately im just a n00b in those categories. Good luck though :D
     
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    getting the 3870 for $20 more than that 3850 is a no brainer, thats a big jump in performance for $20.

    the 8800gt is better than the 3870 so you will see thre benefit of spending $50 more for it instead of the 3870. the decision is if your happy with having a little less performance then the 3870 saves you that $50 so its all in what your happy with.
     
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    3850 is a great choice...I had one in another computer, played Crysis high, COD4 maxed and such, at 1680x1050. The computer had a 2.8GHz E2140 though, are you going to use your Celeron D in your system specs??
     
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    Yeh it is a no brainer, dont want 8800gt too much money that i want to hold on too :laugh:

    Urbklr911, ill be using a 2200 look below for the project :toast: Glad to hear you maxed everything out!!
    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?p=586479#post586479
     

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