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Which GFX Card????

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Xionic, 27 Feb 2006.

  1. Xionic


    Joined: 1 Feb 2006

    Posts: 631

    Location: Rotherhan, UK

    ok im building a system, gunna be for gaming, planning on going with a Opteron 175 and 2GB mushkin PC4000 RAM, the system will only be running on a 17" LCD, would the 1900XT-X be a waste as im only going to be running games @ 1280x1024, should i save the cash by getting a 7800GT or X1800XT and buying a new LCD.... total budget for spec £1300, currently looking @


    Current LCD: Iiyama Prolite (10ms) 17"
    Last edited: 27 Feb 2006
  2. ajgoodfellow


    Joined: 24 Dec 2004

    Posts: 11,343

    Location: Shirley, Solihull, UK

    That's a nice spec - I'd stick with the X1900XTX. Yes you won't see a huge benefit at 1280x1024 now but it will last for longer. Games like UT2007 and Oblivion are around the corner and these look like they'll be very CPU intensive

    I'd change the PSU for an Enermax, Hiper, Antec or Seasonic one


    Joined: 17 Aug 2005

    Posts: 4,305