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Best Graphics card for Blue-Ray playback

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December 30, 2010 10:39:43 AM

I also need suggestions on upgrading to Blue-Ray. I Have a Q6600 CPU. Just got an LG 3D playback internal drive. I need to upgrade my video card. Looking for one to run HDMI through my Onkyo receiver. I don't Have 3D TV yet but maybe in the future. Any suggestions on my best options?
a b U Graphics card
December 30, 2010 10:40:25 AM

The best card? GTX 580 :) 
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December 30, 2010 10:44:17 AM

Shoot, didn't really want to spend that much. I was thinking around the 250 range.
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December 30, 2010 10:59:36 AM

Thanks for your help. I guess I have to upgrade my power supply. mines only 350 watts. 450 is reccomended
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December 30, 2010 11:22:19 AM

would the GT430 work?
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a b U Graphics card
December 30, 2010 11:23:06 AM

If you are not going to play demanding games, the GT 430 is perfect for Blu-ray. If you do play games: NVIDIA GT 240 or ATI HD 5670. All these three cards will run perfectly with your PSU.

This one is the best GT 430:

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

Let me know if you play games and if you do, then which games.
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December 30, 2010 11:53:19 AM

Yeah no Games, strickly Blue-ray. I like the price of the 430. I'll probably go with that one. With that one I won't have to upgrade my power supply either.
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December 30, 2010 12:45:33 PM

why do you recommend that one?
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a b U Graphics card
December 30, 2010 12:51:08 PM

Yeah, go with the GT 430, that's what it is made for :) 
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December 30, 2010 1:20:35 PM

Thanks for all your help. Gonna order it now.
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a b U Graphics card
December 30, 2010 1:28:01 PM

You are welcome :) 
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