G'day - first post even though I've found many answers on these boards.
I recently built a new system around an i5 2500K and xfire'd 6950's. I now have the old PC hooked up to the lounge room the kids/wife (1080p 55" LCD). Specs:
E8500 (not overclocked but has a Noctua NH-U9B on it, so may be worth considering now) Gigabyte EP45-DS3L 4Gb of RAM Corsair HX620W PSU
I'm just about to replace its existing 250gb 3.5 sata system drive for a 120Gd SSD (retaining the existing 500Gb sata) and upgrade XP to win7 but considered doing more. So close to building a new *cough* office PC, I know the wife isn't likey to allow a major refurb. Therefore I'm looking for advice on the right graphics card to modernise this system. It currently has a Radeon HD4870 that was showing it's age on Fallout NV (my son's fav non-LEGO game).