ammature_suxxx

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i wanted to buy a GTS 250 512mb but i m still using a 17" montior wid max res. 1280 x 1024.Wat u guyz think about this card and should i buy 1 or shld i think of smthng else help me out here...(wanna play all the latest games)
 

Gulli

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At 1280x1024 (or 1440x900 if you like widescreen) a 9600GT is a very capable card, but a GTS 250 won't be a huge overkill either, especially in the years to come.
Though I advise waiting for the new 5xxx series from ATI, a 5670 or 5750 would be great for you, consume less power, cost the same and have DirectX11 support.
 

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Which card should I buy? I will play at 1280x1024 too
XFX HD 4850 , gigabyte HD 4850 ( without zalman ) or gainward GTS 250 GREEN?
 

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They will all perform very similar, get the cheapest.
 

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The difference is very small, so if one of them costs $30 more than the other you'll know what to do...
 

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Why not get a higher resolution monitor? Seems like a gts 250 would be overkill on such a small monitor/low res. I play on a 23" HP at 1920 x 1080 and anything less seems sub-par. Of course all the other res's look worse cause they aren't the native res.
 

czolgista

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anyway i think gts 250 will be good choose for small resoultions ( it performs like hd4850 ) , u dont need a new monitor
 

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Yeah, at least now you can play any game out there on the highest settings with your GTS 250 and probably all fo next year's games as well.