which graphics card

  gary46 22:44 10 Jul 2007
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looking at buying a new pc which is supplied with a 320mb 8800gts card. wondering if it would be worth upgrading to the nvidea 640mb 8800gts or the ATI 2900 xt card. what benefits would i gain.

  Starfox 23:06 10 Jul 2007

Although I chose the 640mb 8800gts but having played Oblivion on both the 640mb 8800gts and the 320mb 8800gts I can tell you that you would be hard pressed to tell the difference.

Don't know about the ATI 2900 xt card.

  keef66 15:24 11 Jul 2007

If you intend to play the very latest games at very high resolutions and with all the details on max, you might just get a tiny benefit from the dearer cards.

I think the 320mb card is the best value for money by miles

  citadel 22:16 11 Jul 2007

the 320 version will be ok, get the 620 if you are getting a large screen. the 2900xt is equal to the 8800 except that is noisier.

  bretjones 07:26 12 Jul 2007

get the 320, better value for money (as someone else said) and i have it :)

  gary46 19:04 12 Jul 2007

will the 320 gts be ok with a 22"monitor with a max res of 1680x1050

  Joe R 21:36 12 Jul 2007

troutmouth,

yes it will run a 22"monitor with a max res of 1680x1050, with no problems whatsoever.

  keef66 15:59 13 Jul 2007

my vanilla 6600 runs my widescreen monitor at that resolution, so an 8800 certainly will

  bretjones 23:04 13 Jul 2007

im running a 8800 with my belinea 22" widescreen, so yes is the answer you want ;)

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