Looking to replace dead Graphics card - 8800GT

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week
BUDGET RANGE: $90-$120 After Rebates

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming (Crysis), movie editing

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: GeForce 8800GT (dead) w/ 480W PSU

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: HP Pavillion, Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHZ - E8400, 4GB RAM, Windows 7 / 64bit.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com / Amazon

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: ?

PARTS PREFERENCES: No pref, but have used NVIDIA in past two set ups

OVERCLOCKING: Not important
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Just looking for a decent card to get me through the next couple years, with the ability to play games like Crysis, COD4 -- and peform well for normal useage with video editing and HDTV. I also hook up my HDTV, so dual DVI is a must. I've been looking at the (EVGA 512-P3-N973-TR GeForce 9800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card) Is that a decent choice?
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  1. You might wanna pay a little bit more for a 5770, it's worth it.
  2. i would get a Nvidia GTS 250 or ATI 4850 over the 9800GT. Both are better cards and within your stated budget.

    an ATI 5770 would be a better match for your monitor but they start at $160.
  3. This is the best card in your budget
    HD4850 with 95$ (after rebate)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102824&cm_re=4850-_-14-102-824-_-Product

    It is much faster than a 9800GT

    Which 480W PSU do you have?
  4. What about PSU? brand? model?
    For your budget, HD4850 is good, but if you doing some gaming then lower your screen resolution, it will help a lot... :)
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