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a b U Graphics card
March 16, 2010 1:25:52 PM

Hello,
I have just got a new 52cm full HD monitor and am running duel core proc and full Ram on vista, which graphics card is better to use I have a G force GT220 can be connected with HDMI, OR a Gforce 9800 GTX (512) which cannot be connected HDMI??

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a c 194 U Graphics card
March 16, 2010 1:47:38 PM

Do you plan on running sound through your monitor? if not it doesnt matter if you use an HDMI cable or a DVI cable. A 9800GTX is significantly more powerful than a GT220, which was designed to be a low power OEM graphics card.
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a b U Graphics card
March 16, 2010 1:55:28 PM

The 9800GTX definetly
You shouldn't have any problems. You should have an DVI-to-HDMI adapter in the box;)
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a b U Graphics card
March 16, 2010 1:56:04 PM

so peformance for gaming will be better using the 9800 gtx i thought the hdmi output would give better picture qulity?
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a c 194 U Graphics card
March 16, 2010 7:47:12 PM

Performance for gaming and just about everything will be a lot better with the 9800GTX

DVI and HDMI carry identical signal, the quality of the signal is identical unless you choose to buy a crappy quality cable and run it a very long distance. The only real benefit to HDMI is a smaller cable and connector, and the ability to carry sound through the same line.
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a c 376 U Graphics card
March 16, 2010 7:52:30 PM

The 9800GTX will be ok but for 1080p you are really best off with an HD5770/4870/GTX 260 level card.
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