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Evga GT 240 512MB DDR 5

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December 27, 2009 10:30:30 PM

will evga GT 240 512MB DDR 5 cause me bottle neck?

biostar nf520-a2 mobo, 2.8ghz athlon x2, 2x2gb ddr2 800
windows 7 64 bit ultimate 600 w power supply
currant resolution 1440x900

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a c 169 U Graphics card
December 28, 2009 4:10:33 AM

No you should be fine
a b U Graphics card
December 28, 2009 1:58:28 PM

Just guessing that the CPU will be a little stronger than the GPU but if there is a bottleneck, it won't be noticeable. BTW, the EVGA GT240 is poor value for the price - $100!?

Spend $15 more and get this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
XFX HD-477A-YDFC Radeon HD 4770 512MB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail

It will run circles around the GT240. Believe me, it's worth the extra $15. Wthat's $15 anyway? Forego that large pepperoni pizza and pitcher of beer once and throw the cash you save into your next videocard.

http://www.pcgameshardware.com/aid,699611/Geforce-GT-24...
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January 4, 2010 4:10:37 AM

hundredislandsboy said:
Just guessing that the CPU will be a little stronger than the GPU but if there is a bottleneck, it won't be noticeable. BTW, the EVGA GT240 is poor value for the price - $100!?

Spend $15 more and get this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
XFX HD-477A-YDFC Radeon HD 4770 512MB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail

It will run circles around the GT240. Believe me, it's worth the extra $15. Wthat's $15 anyway? Forego that large pepperoni pizza and pitcher of beer once and throw the cash you save into your next videocard.

http://www.pcgameshardware.com/aid,699611/Geforce-GT-24...



that card won't work for me because it has no vga output, but what about the Palit nVidia GeForce GTS 250 512MB DDR3 DVI/HDMI pci-e?
a b U Graphics card
January 4, 2010 4:20:17 AM

A GT240 performs equal to a 9600GT.

Your dual core will be more than enough.
January 4, 2010 4:36:52 AM

Why not just use a DVI-VGA adapter? most cards with no VGA include one anyway for just that reason.

*edit* just checked and the card russianbossman suggested does indeed include said adapter. :) 
a b U Graphics card
January 4, 2010 1:00:00 PM



Yeah the price is better by $10 - BUT! you only get a 2 year warranty. I'd rather spend the extra $10 for a lifetime warranty. However, most videocards, if they're going to fry or burn out, probably do so within a year. In this case since it's a not a $300 videocard, maybe the $10 investment for the lifetime warranty is not needed? Still I'd go with XFX because I've had good customer support from them regarding tech questions (both of my XFX GTX 260 and GTS 250) have performed flawlessly and I have no experience with Sapphire. Besides, Sapphire is a girly name for a videocard company, LOL.
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