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Graphics Card HD?

by vikestackle / March 21, 2009 10:35 AM PDT

Im looking for a graphics card that will transmit a 1080 signal to my 50 inch LCD TV from my blu-ray drive. Will the DVI to HDMI adapter put out 1080 onto my Samsung 50" lcd?

Any suggestions i will be very greatful thank you.

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yes, a dvi adapter will outout 1080p
by ramarc / March 22, 2009 3:49 AM PDT
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by vikestackle / March 22, 2009 6:20 AM PDT

$50 seems a little cheap? NO?

I had planned on spending about 200$ anything better around that range?

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you could go with
by repete_smile / March 22, 2009 7:37 AM PDT
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a Radeon HD 4870 or a GeForce GTX260 Core216, but that's overkill probably

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im going with
by vikestackle / March 22, 2009 11:56 AM PDT
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GIGABYTE GV-R487D5-1GD Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

thanks for everyones help!

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(NT) Very nice!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2009 12:12 PM PDT
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do you have a 500w power supply?
by ramarc / March 23, 2009 1:37 AM PDT
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also, that card is very long so keep that in mind when installing it. and the card can be very noisy so be prepared to flash the bios or install a utility to control the fan speed.

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if you don't do 3d gaming
by ramarc / March 23, 2009 1:32 AM PDT
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there's no need for an expensive card. the hd 4550 is intended for use as in home theater pc and its blu-ray acceleration is identical to the hd 4870.

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would that
by vikestackle / March 23, 2009 3:04 PM PDT

would that be solid as well for gaming.

Ill do a little gaming, grahpic design and blu ray movies.

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by vikestackle / March 23, 2009 3:12 PM PDT
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didnt see the title.

I plan on gaming some.

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I picked up the ATI 3650 for 80 bucks.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 22, 2009 6:23 AM PDT
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It came with HDMI output. Not sure why I'd spend more than that.

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