Asus radeon 6570 vs asus gt430 both ddr3 and 1gig.

sogone209

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so i bought the gt430 for my acer x3400g. psu 350(just ordered it) this is a small form factor. amd phenom ii x4 850 3.3ghz cpu(just ordered it). this is a small form computer so im very limited to what fits but i upgraded the psu from 220w to 350w to put a decent graphics card in. i think i made a mistake. i even asked the community what the best card was and they gave me that gt430 asus. but i read somewhere that the best slimline video card would be the radeon 6570. around the same price. did i make a big mistake. i would like to play some decent new games. like diablo 3 coming out. heres the one that im looking out now after i bought the gt430 asus. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121441 and heres the gt430 i bought which will be here today http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121397 is there a huge difference? someone plz explain. i would like to run games on 1080 if i cant. cause i hook up my computer to a toshiba 40inch hdtv 1080p. i have no computer monitor. my tv is a monitor. i watch all my movies taht way and everything else through my toshiba. thank you for your time :)
 

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ok yea so i wont beable to run 1080 im stupid for even saying that but i meant the regular resolution 1280x1024 i believe it is? anyways. yea. so its the 440 that its compared to so my gt430 isnt up to par even so i should pic up the 6570 you think?
 

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ok what is the best video card for my acer x3400g 350w psu, cause im starting to see way better cards than the one i f*ing picked out and bought. hella pissed right now. i typically like nvidia over ati but whatever. and its needs to be low height, low profile. cause its a slim pc. im looking on new egg and the clock on the asus gt430 i got was 700. i can do so much better. theres on thats 800. i should of researched damnit. i have no budget i want the best my computer can handle and that will last awhile its just gotta fit in this damn computer. plz help
 

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yea what sucks about that is... the fan shroud is too big for my x16 slot space. cause my x16 is at the top with very little room. but theres a vent for air only.
 

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also. is there any benefit for having a onboard nvidia graphics and a dedicated nvidia graphics at the same time? but i think im gunna see what i can do with exchanging the nvidia gt430 for the radeon 6570 2 gig. i dont know how they work with exchanges even if i dont open it.
 

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i dont know why you said the 6770. again i cannot put that in this pc. but yes i will have to stick to the 6570 i guess. the best one to put in this small pc. thank you for everything... and btw.. if you were serious about the 6770, i said that because they dont make it in low profile like i have. thanks man. i appreciate the help and time. kuddos
 

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As someone with a 6570 (in a small form factor case -250w PSU) - yep you can game happily at 720p and even 1920x1200 on some games (Portal 2 for example). I love this card and mildly overclock it using the Catalyst software.
 

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awesome, i have the gt 430 and overclock it using the hyperdrive overclocking 3d mode which means it overclocks when it needs to. im have a small form factor acer with a 220w psu and its runs perfectly. i played crysis 2 in 1080p high no aa. dead rising 1080p high no aa, portal 2 but its stupid, fallout 2 1080p x4aa high, dirt 3 high no aa 1080, thw witcher 2 high 1080 no aa, deus ex human high 1080 no aa ALL PERFECTLY FINE NO HIC UPS. I DONT KNOW WHY PEOPLE SAY THIS IS A CRAPPY CARD. DECENT ALL AROUND FOR 65 BUCKS :) this card is perfect on my 40 inch toshiba 1080p led tv :) its pretty much my monitor as i dont not own a computer monitor atm. its power draw is around id say 50w max i think.
 

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