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April 27, 2008 1:46:27 AM

I have a 1080P sharp 32" Which i want to use as a pc monitor.
MY MB do not soppurt SLI OR crossfire.
I am not going to overclock it.
I have 500W PSU.

1.what res do i need to play games with my32" LCD TV To see the games good ?

2.And what card will fit me the most :3870 512MB(150$) or 8800GTS 512MB G92 (177$) or 9600GT 512MB(127$)?

3.need to see movies at 1080P.

4.I will game some time not all the time, most of the time i will use it for internet and office.but when i play, i want to play good,mid-high settings high is better..........

I know that 8800Gts G92 is much better then 3870,9600,and 8800GT.-tell me if i am wrong.


P.S but according to that site http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=548&card2... It looks like the 3870 has better spec then the 8800GTS 512 G92 - Is that true??

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April 27, 2008 1:51:34 AM

Get the 8800GTS(G92) dude.
The other's don't play real good at 1900x1200
April 27, 2008 1:54:40 AM

karelson said:
I have a 1080P sharp 32" Which i want to use as a pc monitor.
MY MB do not soppurt SLI OR crossfire.
I am not going to overclock it.
I have 500W PSU.

1.what res do i need to play games with my32" LCD TV To see the games good ?

2.And what card will fit me the most :3870 512MB(150$) or 8800GTS 512MB G92 (177$) or 9600GT 512MB(127$)?

3.need to see movies at 1080P.

4.I will game some time not all the time, most of the time i will use it for internet and office.but when i play, i want to play good,mid-high settings high is better..........

I know that 8800Gts G92 is much better then 3870,9600,and 8800GT.-tell me if i am wrong.

Yes, the g92 8800gts is much better than the other two. 3870 at that price doesn't make sense, as it perform the same as 9600gt, but cost more. The psu should do fine. And g92 8800gts will do high settings smoothly for all games, including Crysis at 60+ fps high settings 1280x1024 resolution. With the other two, you can still play most games at high settings, but not all.
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April 27, 2008 1:59:00 AM

I'd say that you need multi-GPU configuration to game at 19x12 respectably.
April 27, 2008 8:07:24 AM

hola amigas del foro como se pueden dar cuenta spy nuevo en el foro y queria saber si me podian ayudar a ver que tarjeta de video es mejor ATI HD2600pro o un Ati x1650 las dos son AGP ya que yo no cuento con una buena maquina que quiero saber cual de las dos me combiene para poder jugar GEAR of WAR y CALL of Duty????
April 27, 2008 8:45:06 AM

bueno....Tengo que decir que te consiga un 3850, AGP es lo mejor que hay de AGP. Pero entre esos, dod el 1650 es mejor
April 27, 2008 9:58:03 AM

Definately the 3850! but between the 1650 and 2600, the 2600 is better.
April 27, 2008 10:49:13 AM

Oh and for the OP... get the 8800GTS (G92). Sorry the above post was for xcalibur09.
April 27, 2008 10:51:57 AM

8800GTS 512MB G92 (177$)
April 27, 2008 10:54:15 AM

DarthPiggie said:
I'd say that you need multi-GPU configuration to game at 19x12 respectably.


Yes but the OP states he/she doesn't have sli or cf.
April 27, 2008 10:56:46 AM

I'll go with the 8800gts dude...
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