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Windows 7: Want to update video card!

02 Jan 2011   #11
toddincabo

windows 7 x 64 ult
 
 

I purchased the Radeon 5770 ... Newegg.com - HIS H577FK1GD Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity... for $99 after rebate, like they have here.

This card only uses 18w idle...120w full out. It plays WOW and Mass Effect 2 at full settings no sweat. Did a ton of research before purchase and found this card at this price to be the best bang for the buck out there.

You can run it on a 400w power supply no problems. My friend also has this card and has only a good Corsair 300w supply and has had no problems. Only requires a 6 pin power connector which is shipped with it in the form of Molex to 6 pin.

Overclocks like crazy if need be. I do lean ATI more than GeForce just because of troubles I had with tv out on the Geforce cards I tried years ago.

You can take that extra $100 and buy a 64gb SSD for your operating system to reside on and have a screamer.


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07 Jan 2011   #12
SleazyRider

windows 7
 
 

I don't know if it's Gamestop.com, tho, I'm pretty sure it is, that has provisions to enter your machine's specs and it will tell you whether or not you can run a specific game. Give it a whirl.

After checking Gamestop, I don't think it's them that checks your machine. I'll find out this weekend. Sorry to mislead.
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07 Jan 2011   #13
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

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07 Jan 2011   #14
darkfriday

Windows 7 Home Prem x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Try this site Can You Run It?
Fabe

Just for fun, I entered Medal of Honor 2010 to see what the recommendation was..............FAIL! The scan says my machine is too slow.......so much for following the recommendations. I've been running MOH 2010 for a few weeks at max resolution on my 1920 x 1080 monitor with no problems
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07 Jan 2011   #15
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkfriday View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Try this site Can You Run It?
Fabe

Just for fun, I entered Medal of Honor 2010 to see what the recommendation was..............FAIL! The scan says my machine is too slow.......so much for following the recommendations. I've been running MOH 2010 for a few weeks at max resolution on my 1920 x 1080 monitor with no problems
Well I guess that says something about can you run it. LOl
Fabe
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19 Jan 2011   #16
DrBejar

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'm thinking of getting the ATi Radeon 5450 hd 1G for 50$!
What ou guys think? O_o
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