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Need a Graphics card..have no idea!

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
July 2, 2009 11:30:57 PM

Been a long time since iv investigated graphics cards and i have no idea whats what now.

Im looking for a card that will play good games like fall out 3 etc well and will play games like star craft 2 at a good/reasonable level too.

budget around 100-130 Pound,

any help be much appriciated

thanks :) 

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July 2, 2009 11:39:00 PM

also as quite small, energy efficiant as possible without effecting perofrmance, also a card compatible with nvidias hybrid power would be kool
a c 130 U Graphics card
July 3, 2009 7:52:46 AM

Can you post what the rest of the system is please and include the power supply, The Amps or Watts specific to the +12V rail/s would be good if you know it or just Make and model and we can google it from there. Also what size/res monitor are you using.
The card recomendation really does depend on these things but i would think you are looking at something like the HD4670 or 4770

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July 3, 2009 2:07:32 PM

i think you need a really weak discrete graphics solution to do hybrid, if you have over 500 w you should be able to run a gtx 260, u might have to get a few power converters
July 3, 2009 4:14:03 PM

also does that card have that physics tin included ?? isnt that normally a seperate card,

i was uptodate with this stuff 2-3 years ago, so much has changed lol
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July 3, 2009 4:18:19 PM

Do not buy a core 192 260, get the core 216's. Phys X has been integrated into Nvidia GPU's for some time now (at least since the 8000 series).