Graphics Card

  Bioshox 21:56 05 Aug 2008
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Can anyone recomend me a good Graphics Card

ATi
With Crossfire
Under £60

Bioshox.

  mrwoowoo 22:05 05 Aug 2008

About the best at that price.
Note the PSU requirements though.
click here

  Coltch 08:06 06 Aug 2008

You'd be better off saving up and getting a 4850 - the cheapest I've seen is around £110.

  Armchair 10:40 10 Aug 2008

click here


Dual slot, mind.

I would also go for one really good card, though. I wouldn't faff about with SLI or Crossfire.

  crosstrainer 14:54 10 Aug 2008

I used SLI up to (and includiing) this machine, but now think that a top end single card is the way to go, this is my 2x8800GTX machine, but it's overkill really.

The only game that takes advantage of it properly is Crysis.

With the 260, 280 series card's arriving only a nutter (me probably) would use 2 of them :)

The ATI top end offering is slightly better than the 280, but you won't get one for £60!

  retep888 18:32 10 Aug 2008

Count me in as one of those nutters because I'm using 2x GTX 280 (OC). :o)

It might be overkill for others but I do need them for playing in 2560x1600 resoulution.

I've been struggling to have good frame rates in DMC4 with 8x AA with 1 single card but now I can have silky gameplay even in C16xQ AA.

  crosstrainer 06:09 11 Aug 2008

I probably wouldn't do it if I had to pay the full retail whack...But I don't :)

So will wait until Nvidia have tweaked the 280 to the max and buy 2 :)

  retep888 15:54 11 Aug 2008

<<I probably wouldn't do it if I had to pay the full retail whack...But I don't :)>>

Nor do I,the price of the GTX280 fluctuated a lot since it was launched,I waited until the right moment and got them both from dabs.com at a price which I believed I'd saved around £300 if compared to the price they charged at launch.(The price went up again afterwrads)

And I believed I didn't pay very much more than what you'd paid for your twin 8800GTX year ago. :0)

  GaT7 23:51 17 Aug 2008

Force3D HD 3850 512MB DDR3 = 55.59 delivered click here

Full details on at Force3D click here.

From the System requirements tab:

"For a complete ATI CrossFireX™ system, additional ATI Radeon™ HD 3800 series graphics card(s), an ATI CrossFireX Ready motherboard and one ATI CrossFireX Bridge Interconnect cable per board (included) are required"

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  crosstrainer 07:01 18 Aug 2008

I paid substatially less :)) but I'm in the business :)

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