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GEFORCE GTS 450 FOR GAMING

IM LOOKING FOR SOME OPINIONS ON THE EVGA GEFORCE GTS 450 VIDEO CARD. I AM BUILDING MY 2ND SYSTEM AND IM NOT SURE IF THIS CARD IS WHAT IM LOOKING FOR. PC IS GOING TO BE USED FOR MID RANG GAMING AND BASIC PHOTO/VIDEO EDITING.

THIS IS MY BUILD:

CASE: COOLERMASTER CM 690 II ADVANCED
MOTHERBOARD: EVGA P55 SLI
CPU: INTEL I5 750 W/ STOCK FAN
MEMORY: 4GB OF G SKILL DDR3 1333MHZ
HARD DRIVE: 1TB SAMSUNG SPINPOINT F3
GPU: EVGA GEFORCE GTS 450 SUPERCLOCKED
PSU: COOLERMASTER SILENT PRO 600W
CD/DVD: SAMSUNG CD/DVD BURNER
OTHER: 3 FANS, MULTI CARD READER, WIRELESS NETWORK CARD

HAS ANY ONE ELSE USED THIS CARD BEFORE. ANY PROBLEMS WITH IT.
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  1. What is your monitor resolution?
    Well, if you can afford GTX460 then go for that card, it faster than GTS450 and good playing games with decent setting at high resolution...
  2. Caps Lock is cruise control for cool.

    But yeah, what wa1 said.
  3. I dont have a monitor yet. Im going to hook it up to a 20" hd tv through a vga connection. Resolution is not going to be to high. 640x480 at the highest for now. Planning on getting a 20" monitor in the future.
  4. 640 x 480???????? That's going to look HORRIBLE! And even a HDTV with a VGA connection should be able to do better than that! LOL

    LOL You could put just about any video card in to play @ 640 x 480.

    Any 20" PC Monitor these days (should you buy one) will be 1680x1050 (minimum) or 1920x1080 resolution.

    I'd suggest the GTX 460 if you can afford one. That'll do better up to 1920x1080. If the GTS 450 is your budget cap, I'd get a 1680x1050 monitor as 1920x1080 will be pushing it with the latest game releases.
  5. Best answer
    Yeah, running i5 CPU at 640x480 is BAD.
    Well, if you on a plan to buy 20" monitor then GTX460 is a good choice, you can maxed out almost any games with that setup...
  6. OK. THANKS FOR THE INFO.
  7. That res was bad even in the win 9x era. The lowest that I go is 800x600 and that is windowed for emulators and ancient games.
  8. I HAVE NEVER HOOKED UP TO AND HDTV BEFORE AND THE INFO I FOUND SAID THAT MOST OLDER HDTV'S ONLY OUT PUT THAT RES THROUGH VGA.
  9. Turn your caps lock off!
  10. Best answer selected by cjp3212006.
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