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What card for StarCraft 2?

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February 25, 2010 2:32:45 AM

I recently built a computer and I plan on buying Starcraft 2. I want to be able to play the game well at max graphics + AA @ 1920 x 1200 with a decent framerate. I am looking to spend < 200$ and have been looking at the 4870 and the 260. Would these cards be able to do what I need? Should I wait and get a DX 11 card? (I don't think starcraft 2 uses DX11) I only really plan on playing Starcraft 2. Any help is appreciated!

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a b U Graphics card
February 25, 2010 3:18:25 AM

Yep, SC2 will be very CPU dependant, gotta make sure that is good before anything else. Also i dont believe SC even has AA unless you hack it, iirc.
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February 25, 2010 5:09:49 AM

Don't know yet.

Blizzard is fxxxing liar! They never release their games by the promised time.
February 25, 2010 2:47:39 PM

Sc2 is still only single threaded i suppose they could make the game ai and other function mutli threaded later but so far the game is only single threaded but a powerful cpu is always good
a b U Graphics card
February 25, 2010 5:50:05 PM

RTS games have always been more processor intensive. The final game might have better processor scaling/graphics than the beta.
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