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Ati 3870

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May 13, 2010 8:34:36 AM

Hello,
can i know that is this ati 3870 graphic card works on mother board ecs 945 gct m2 and good for gaming

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May 13, 2010 8:48:46 AM

Depends on resolution and what games you want to play...
Plz post more details abour your build.
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May 13, 2010 10:53:58 AM

What about the other specs?
List all of your components here, so we can gives you suggestion... :) 
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May 13, 2010 2:35:50 PM

The ECS 945GCT-M2 has one PCIeX16 slot so the card will work. You will need also 450W PSU with 26A on the 12V rails. As for games, the 3870 can play most games from the time that Bioshock came out till Resident Evil 5 at high settings (with core 2 duo CPU and 1400x900 resolution). Today many newer games require at least 4870 1GB to run at high settings and in a few months many games will also have DX11.
Do you have another MoBo option? the ECS 945GCT-M2 has only 2GB RAM support.
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May 13, 2010 3:00:02 PM

Yes it will run as for performance they are a decent card for now however for high ress which is standard these days they are anemic. I own and use a Diamond 3870 and it pulls its weight till I begin to multy box wow only to get hammered.
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