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Old 07-01-2008, 02:50 PM   #1
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whats the best video card my pentium d 820 can handle? no i dont want to buy a whole new processor and motherboard...

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Old 07-01-2008, 03:08 PM   #2
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Pentium d 820...

...do you know what the motherboard supports and what the PSU wattage is?

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Old 07-01-2008, 03:28 PM   #3
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Your budget?
The 7600GT is actually a good match for that CPU. Anything much more powerful will just be bottlenecked.
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Old 07-01-2008, 04:02 PM   #4
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It depends entirely on what resolution you play at, the CPU bottleneck diminishes as you go up. You have a 22" so your resolution will be 1680x1050. At this res, you'd be able to get away with a HD 4850.
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