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Old 18-02-2012, 01:25 AM   #3931
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It's a SFF dell optiplex, core 2 duo E4400, PSU should be only 300w.

Yes i know it is pretty much the age of dinosaurs, but was thinking of holding out for another 6mths to 1year before i get a new rig.

What's your CPU/PSU specs?
Might want to get a 6870.
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Old 18-02-2012, 02:09 AM   #3932
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May i know what is the best choice for running:
1 X U2311
2 X 17inch (1280x1024)
My choices are mainly limited to ATI cards due to the need for displayport.

No gaming at all, but i do playback HD videos and generally heavy multitasking, no 3D or photoshop stuff though.

My current powercolor 5450 512mb lags whenever i play a HD video full screen. Even with CoreAVC codecs and MPC-HC or PowerDVD

Current card is bought as my old XFX 5450 1GB with DP/DVI/VGA has decided to up lorry. So i am only currently running 2 displays.

My choices are currently limited to low profile cards, but i am open to suggestions on full height cards also.

Thanks!
Most ideal card for you.

Sapphire HD 6450 1GB FleX @ $107 (Bizgram)

http://www.sapphiretech.com/presenta...pid=1414&leg=0

Don't even requires DisplayPort.
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Old 18-02-2012, 08:02 PM   #3933
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Hi all.. I am looking at getting a new graphic card to upgrade from my current one. hopefully something which can last a few years gaming. Currently im running with a 9800 and from i can see there are alot of recommandation on 6850. can i confirm if this is refering to the radeon one?

My budget is around 300 so i am open to suggestions...
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Old 18-02-2012, 08:12 PM   #3934
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Which card should i go for???

Hello with a max budget of 350 which card can i get for???

Might want to get a GTX-560-ti but are there other cards similar to it???
In terms of perfromance and power efficiency.

PS: What i mean is that I can have a card that can allow me to control between gaming and idle.
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Old 18-02-2012, 08:14 PM   #3935
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Hi all.. I am looking at getting a new graphic card to upgrade from my current one. hopefully something which can last a few years gaming. Currently im running with a 9800 and from i can see there are alot of recommandation on 6850. can i confirm if this is refering to the radeon one?

My budget is around 300 so i am open to suggestions...
6850 is from AMD,basically 3 digit is from nvidia,4digit from AMD.
With a budget of 300,might want to get the 560TI,there's one from LeadTek for $299
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Old 18-02-2012, 08:36 PM   #3936
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Hello with a max budget of 350 which card can i get for???

Might want to get a GTX-560-ti but are there other cards similar to it???
In terms of perfromance and power efficiency.

PS: What i mean is that I can have a card that can allow me to control between gaming and idle.
ASUS GTX 560 Ti 1GB DirectCU II TOP
Sapphire HD 6950 1GB Dirt3 Edition

Both @ $339.
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Old 18-02-2012, 08:46 PM   #3937
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sry just to confirm my MB cannot do xfire right? 6850 or 6950 can do xfire right? in this case i just need 1GB not 2GB correcT?
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Old 18-02-2012, 11:59 PM   #3938
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sry just to confirm my MB cannot do xfire right? 6850 or 6950 can do xfire right? in this case i just need 1GB not 2GB correcT?
Assuming you are still using the motherboard on your profile >>>

Cannot since motherboard only got 1 PCIe X16 slot.
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Old 19-02-2012, 12:15 AM   #3939
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Nice! I always looked only at those few shops, didn't really pay attention to bizgram.

Thanks for the help MoneyFace!

Will this still be good if i change all the FHD monitors in the future?

No gaming, but i do watch HD videos on one monitor while working on the other two .

Thank you!

Most ideal card for you.

Sapphire HD 6450 1GB FleX @ $107 (Bizgram)

Sapphire Technology Web Site

Don't even requires DisplayPort.
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Old 19-02-2012, 12:27 AM   #3940
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Nice! I always looked only at those few shops, didn't really pay attention to bizgram.

Thanks for the help MoneyFace!

Will this still be good if i change all the FHD monitors in the future?

No gaming, but i do watch HD videos on one monitor while working on the other two .

Thank you!
Though Bizgram sells it cheapest, their shop don't earn any decent reputation so please be caution when buying that card.

This card can support 2 (Single-link DVI and HDMI) port at until Full HD, the other port at more than that. So no worries.
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Old 19-02-2012, 12:47 AM   #3941
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I fully understand, hence reason for me overlooking that particular pricelist all this while.

Yup i understand about the specifications part, but i just want to know if based on this GPU core and the 1gb VRAM, can it still drive 3xFHD mointors smoothly with 1 playing a video?

My currently sapphire 5450 512mb is fail at doing 1 FHD and 1 17inch.

Thank you!

Though Bizgram sells it cheapest, their shop don't earn any decent reputation so please be caution when buying that card.

This card can support 2 (Single-link DVI and HDMI) port at until Full HD, the other port at more than that. So no worries.
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Old 19-02-2012, 12:59 AM   #3942
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I fully understand, hence reason for me overlooking that particular pricelist all this while.

Yup i understand about the specifications part, but i just want to know if based on this GPU core and the 1gb VRAM, can it still drive 3xFHD mointors smoothly with 1 playing a video?

My currently sapphire 5450 512mb is fail at doing 1 FHD and 1 17inch.

Thank you!
Should be enough. Actually i also don't know why your current card will lag..
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Old 19-02-2012, 09:29 AM   #3943
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between 6850 and 6870. is it alot of diff?
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Old 19-02-2012, 09:39 AM   #3944
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ASUS GTX 560 Ti 1GB DirectCU II TOP
Sapphire HD 6950 1GB Dirt3 Edition

Both @ $339.
wah!!! poison!!! 6950!!!
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I fully understand, hence reason for me overlooking that particular pricelist all this while.

Yup i understand about the specifications part, but i just want to know if based on this GPU core and the 1gb VRAM, can it still drive 3xFHD mointors smoothly with 1 playing a video?

My currently sapphire 5450 512mb is fail at doing 1 FHD and 1 17inch.

Thank you!
It's not about the Vram that's causing the lag. More towards processing which is due to your CPU. The amount of ram plays a part too.
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