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August 27, 2011 3:29:33 AM

So i already got everything picked out for my gaming build, and I will most likely be using my 32 inch tv which has a resolution of 1366x768. My build will have an i5 2500k, 8gb and all that good stuff so which graphics card should i get? At first i was thinking 6950 or 560 ti but now i realized i will be playing at a low resolution so maybe something like a 6870 could get the job done? Thanks

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a c 413 U Graphics card
August 27, 2011 6:09:09 AM

See following review for some benchmarks. A resolution of 1366x768 would be in between 1024x768 and 1280x1024 resolutions so you can add the FPS of both resolutions then divide by 2 to get a rough estimate.

A Radeon HD 6850 should suffice.

Of course, if you plan on buying a 1080p HDTV in the near future, then buying a more powerful card would be a good idea like the Radeon HD 6870 or something faster like Radeon HD 6950 or GeForce GTX 470. It all depends on your budget and future upgrades (if any).

a c 300 U Graphics card
August 27, 2011 7:41:42 AM

Low resolution benefits a lot from Anti-Aliasing which can be taxing.

Even though a GTX560Ti can max out most games it would future-proof future games. It's your choice and budget.

I think I'm comfortable recommending the GTX560 (non-Ti) and if you need better in the future buy a new card.
August 27, 2011 1:56:58 PM

So the 560ti or the 6950 would be a great card for many years at this resolution right?