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August 11, 2010 7:39:34 PM

What kind of graphics card should i get with a

AMD athlon(tm) II x4 630 processor, 2800 mhz, 4core(s), 4 logical processor

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August 11, 2010 7:47:31 PM

Whats your budget? what are you going to be using this system for? what is the resolution of the monitor you will be using? how strong is the power supply in the system?
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August 11, 2010 7:47:32 PM

Whatever fits your budget and whatever your psu can handle.
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August 11, 2010 7:51:52 PM

hunter315 said:
Whats your budget? what are you going to be using this system for? what is the resolution of the monitor you will be using? how strong is the power supply in the system?


Budget: 500 or less not trying to drain my bank account

Resolution of monitor: Not really sure. I currently use 1024 by 768

It'll be used for: gaming css mainly

Power supply: 1000 watts
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August 11, 2010 7:55:42 PM

None of those things match up right. You already have a 1kW power supply and you dont have a graphics card yet, you have a budget of 500 but are only using 1024x768. I suggest you grab a 1GB GTX 460 for about $230 off of newegg and spend the rest on a nice monitor.
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August 11, 2010 7:58:31 PM

hunter315 said:
None of those things match up right. You already have a 1kW power supply and you dont have a graphics card yet, you have a budget of 500 but are only using 1024x768. I suggest you grab a 1GB GTX 460 for about $230 off of newegg and spend the rest on a nice monitor.



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

thats the monitor i have now. ANd when i built my pc i had a budget but now i have a job im looking to boost it up a lil.
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August 11, 2010 8:00:19 PM

1680 x 1050...thats ur resolution...and for cs:s you dont need anything super powerful. however, if you plan on playing any other games, I would highly suggest a gtx 460 or if you wanna spend less, get a 5770. Both will play games beautifully on your monitor.
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August 11, 2010 8:03:03 PM

cowgod2007 said:
1680 x 1050...thats ur resolution...and for cs:s you dont need anything super powerful. however, if you plan on playing any other games, I would highly suggest a gtx 460 or if you wanna spend less, get a 5770. Both will play games beautifully on your monitor.



No i'm not using that res. I was but i changed it. And i'm actualy looking at a new processor now i'm on the esea forums and everyone is stating that i should get a new processor instead of a new gfx card.
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August 11, 2010 8:06:35 PM

kickenoob said:
No i'm not using that res. I was but i changed it. And i'm actualy looking at a new processor now i'm on the esea forums and everyone is stating that i should get a new processor instead of a new gfx card.

Why, its an LCD so use the native res, it also looks much better.
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August 11, 2010 8:06:48 PM

GTX 460 would be your best option if your board only has one slot for the GPU. If you have a crossfire board I would suggest a 5770.

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August 11, 2010 8:07:44 PM

Timop said:
Why, its an LCD so use the native res, it also looks much better.



Because i'm using my chipset on my msi motherboard and i can't support that res anymore.
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August 11, 2010 8:09:08 PM

kickenoob said:
Because i'm using my chipset on my msi motherboard and i can't support that res anymore.


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August 11, 2010 8:10:33 PM

kickenoob said:
Because i'm using my chipset on my msi motherboard and i can't support that res anymore.

Any modern IGP supports that res, do you have the display driver installed?
Id say just get an HD5770 and call it a day, unless you want to play games that's much more demanding, you should be happy.

What is the model of your case/PSU/Mobo BTW? If its any good, consider a scratch build.
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August 11, 2010 8:10:41 PM

I think what hes trying to say is hes using integrated graphics...? I could be wrong. However, if you use dedicated, you can set your res to your max cause it will actually be powerful enough
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August 11, 2010 8:11:40 PM

kickenoob said:
No i'm not using that res. I was but i changed it. And i'm actualy looking at a new processor now i'm on the esea forums and everyone is stating that i should get a new processor instead of a new gfx card.


you dont need CPU, you already have a quad that is capable of 3.6Ghz+ with a decent air cooler.
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August 11, 2010 8:17:18 PM

I'm gunna name all the stuff i have case and all

Case: Thermaltake VH600LBWS Armor+ Full-Tower ATX Case

Processor: AMD athlon(tm) II x4 630 processor, 2800 mhz, 4core(s), 4 logical processor

Monitor: ASUS VK222H Black 22"

Motherboard: ASUS P5N-D Motherboard - NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI, Socket 775, ATX, Audio, PCI Express 2.0, Gigabit LAN, S/PDIF, USB 2.0, Firewire, Serial ATA, RAID

Ram: just 4gb i can't remember the exact type

I also have a sound card. And 1000 watts power.
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August 11, 2010 8:18:07 PM

Timop said:
Any modern IGP supports that res, do you have the display driver installed?
Id say just get an HD5770 and call it a day, unless you want to play games that's much more demanding, you should be happy.

What is the model of your case/PSU/Mobo BTW? If its any good, consider a scratch build.



And no i don't have the display driver downloaded i couldn't find it online. ANd i got the monitor for free from a neighbor
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August 11, 2010 8:24:36 PM

The P5N-D doesnt have intergrated video so he has some sort of video card...
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August 11, 2010 8:25:27 PM

get the 460 since your board is SLI capable, no need for any other upgrades.
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August 11, 2010 8:28:56 PM

OvrClkr said:
get the 460 since your board is SLI capable, no need for any other upgrades.

He has a 775 board and a AM3 CPU.
Its like the dude who said that he broke a cpu trying to cram a 1366 CPU into a 1156 socket.

For now, I would suggest a Nvidia Quadro 6000, a little bit out of budget, but worth it. :bounce: 
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August 11, 2010 8:31:01 PM

Timop said:
He has a 775 board and a AM3 CPU.
Its like the dude who said that he broke a cpu trying to cram a 1366 CPU into a 1156 socket.

For now, I would suggest a Nvidia Quadro 6000, a little bit out of budget, but worth it. :bounce: 


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August 11, 2010 8:31:35 PM

Timop said:
He has a 775 board and a AM3 CPU.
Its like the dude who said that he broke a cpu trying to cram a 1366 CPU into a 1156 socket.

For now, I would suggest a Nvidia Quadro 6000, a little bit out of budget, but worth it. :bounce: 


Ok would it be smarter to sell everything start fresh with my case and my harddrive and just go for it? if so what should i go for amd intel nvidia ati? what would be a good setup for a gamer/websurfer
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August 11, 2010 8:32:04 PM

Timop said:
He has a 775 board and a AM3 CPU.
Its like the dude who said that he broke a cpu trying to cram a 1366 CPU into a 1156 socket.

For now, I would suggest a Nvidia Quadro 6000, a little bit out of budget, but worth it. :bounce: 


yea I confused that board with the 750a NV chipset [:lorbat:6]

i say open Everest and post a screen-shot so we can get a better idea of whats inside the case :lol: 
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August 11, 2010 8:33:54 PM

kickenoob said:
Ok would it be smarter to sell everything start fresh with my case and my harddrive and just go for it? if so what should i go for amd intel nvidia ati? what would be a good setup for a gamer/websurfer

The fact is, the parts you have a 0% of working together properly. Unless this is a proposed build, either you gave some erong info or is just throwing out random models.
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August 11, 2010 8:36:15 PM

Timop said:
The fact is, the parts you have a 0% of working together properly. Unless this is a proposed build, either you gave some erong info or is just throwing out random models.



Sadly i'm not i'll take takes h/o all the parts i gave were correct. It's sad that i got the idea of building this off a 12 year old kid.
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August 11, 2010 8:38:32 PM

AHH sorry i was wrong with the mother board :p  i was going by eye off tiger direct

my mother board is a m4a785-m made by asus. I just found the cd for it.
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August 11, 2010 8:38:43 PM

kickenoob said:
Sadly i'm not i'll take takes h/o all the parts i gave were correct. It's sad that i got the idea of building this off a 12 year old kid.

Have fun then.
Good luck with the build, and best wishes that it will power on.
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