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Oh should I get a 1gb for like 400 or a 2gb for 500? Is there a huge difference between the two?



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Sharky54 said:
Oh should I get a 1gb for like 400 or a 2gb for 500? Is there a huge difference between the two?

There's no significant difference unless you play in high resolutions with lots of AA, like 2500x1600. The 2GB is mostly meant for a double monitor set up and won't help in normal resolutions.



There's no real difference unless you play at high resolutions, and even then it'd be worth $20 extra, not $100.



I just bought this today. :D

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150476&cm_re=xfx_5870-_-14-150-476-_-Product

I am hoping it will be able to run Crysis at full in my native settings, if not. I shall get a second one before Crysis 2 comes out!



Gratz Sharky54. What was ur native settings again?

I love the feeling of unpacking a new GPU.



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1680x1050 or something. Will it be easy to install? What do I do?



Sharky54 said:
1680x1050 or something. Will it be easy to install? What do I do?

"what do I do" lol

It's easy, very easy. Just plug it in the PCI-express slot, put your monitor cable into the card and install the drivers.

(sorry, I dont mean to laugh at you, it just sounded so innocent and funny)



And hopefully the card wil fit into your case. Did you check that before buying?

Oh and btw, after u plugged in the card u have to find a free power cable from the PSU inside the case to give the GPU some extra power. U fit that cable into a little slot on the side, near the short end of the GPU (there might be 2 of these slots and 2 cables needed cos it's a powerful card, I can't remember).



Slimebeast said:

And hopefully the card wil fit into your case. Did you check that before buying?

Oh and btw, after u plugged in the card u have to find a free power cable from the PSU inside the case to give the GPU some extra power. U fit that cable into a little slot on the side, near the short end of the GPU (there might be 2 of these slots and 2 cables needed cos it's a powerful card, I can't remember).

If the card doesn't fit, don't cut it up like that guy did a few years ago lol



Unicorns ARE real - They are just fat, grey and called Rhinos

If it doesn't fit(Which it will I have plenty of room.) I would just buy a new case!

And my brother is gonna put it in. He has done this sort of thing before.

I should have checked if it would fit in my case o.o