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  1. nguyenpeter76 New Member

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    Looking to upgrade my graphics card at the moment. Games that I definitely plan on playing are:

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
    Call of Duty: World at War
    Modern Warfare 2
    Left 4 Dead
    Starcraft 2
    Diablo 3

    I'll be running at 1680x1050 resolution. I have been looking at this GTS 250 card, because it supposedly will come with cod4 and codwaw. I'll contact newegg just to make sure cause when I add it to my cart it only shows up codwaw.

    Wondering if I should wait or go ahead and upgrade from a hd 2400pro 128mb lame card. Will there be any price cuts in the near future? Should I go with evga and step up?? Or should I go with a cheaper card such as the hd 4770 which seems to be out of stock on newegg at the moment?

    I have no necessary budget but I am not willing to spend more than for a gts 250 right now
     
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    completely forgot about the hd4850. i'll look into it.
     
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    Good luck on that man...
     
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    price cuts just happened... $125 for a HD4870 - thats nuts.
     
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    you might wanna check the power requirements you 'll be introducing to your system and cross- check that with your current PSU!
     
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    Nice card, universes better than what you got lol. :toast: +1 on the PSU. You might hear it *p0p*
     
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    Card came in yesterday. It works great!! Such a huge upgrade compared to my previous video card, the hd2400 pro 128mb. Thank you Shadowfold for showing me the deal on the card!!
     
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    Is the Dell 375W working O.K.? It would be good to know - people in lots of forums are always asking about upgrade options for their Dells. It would be good to know I can always recommend an HD 4850. Yeah, that $85 after rebate HIS is such a good deal. With deals like that out there it takes the sting out of the HD 4770 shortage.
     
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    +1 on that question... some relative feedback would be greatly appreciated, by quite a few people in TPU!

    Enjoy your new toy:toast:
     
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    Dell uses PC Power & Cooling for their power supplies, so I'd say it's fine. Anything with at least 18a +12v amps will be fine for any single 6pin GPU setup.
     
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    yeah its working great. played cod4 for countless of hours now with no problems. crazy to think i was able to play it for a year at low resolutions and lowest settings. now i can max it out at 1680x1050 xD
     

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