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Need to buy 2560x1440 card for 1440P Monitor

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February 17, 2014 8:45:49 PM

I am about to buy a 2560x1440 monitor so I need to get a new video card.

My Dell only takes half-height cards and I don't game. (Well, maybe some MAME games)
I am looking for the sharpest picture with the most dazzling colors.

I am looking at the Radeon 6450 and Nvidia 630 cards:

Nvidia 630 choices:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Radeon 6450 choices:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Which should I pick?
Thanks..

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February 17, 2014 8:51:58 PM

Either of those would work fine. GPUs don't change colors/sharpness etc... Well, until you get into pro level 10 bit panels and workstation GPUs.
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February 17, 2014 8:53:01 PM

If you can $100, get this half height amd 7770. Better performance than both of those cards and it should still fit the pc.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If that doesn't work out I recommend getting a 7750 from AMD.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If you would like to stay around that price than the GT 630 seems to be the way to go.

http://gpuboss.com/gpus/Radeon-HD-6450-vs-GeForce-GT-63...
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February 21, 2014 1:40:26 PM

Thanks all..

I ordered an Nvidia 630 from newegg. It was the fastest low-profile card I could find without a fan.
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