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    Pls recommend a vid card for streaming video

    My wife enjoys the "Big Brother" show. They have multi- view video streams over 'realplayer". How hi do I need to go on a video card. I have a ati 1650 pro, but I am wondering if I need to go higher/newer. Not much on games, but need DVI-output.

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    Quote Originally Posted by weetoots View Post
    My wife enjoys the "Big Brother" show. They have multi- view video streams over 'realplayer". How hi do I need to go on a video card. I have a ati 1650 pro, but I am wondering if I need to go higher/newer. Not much on games, but need DVI-output.

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    Try it and see what happens first.
    These are great for just about everything:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102719

    should you decide to upgrade.
    Be sure that your power supply can handle it.

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    Thanks Chuck,
    One card i have been looking at is the Sapphire HD4650 512MB DDR3 at <$55.
    Is it overkill?
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    nothing is overkill :P that 4650 will be more than enough for what you want it for and a really good price
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    A 4350 would probably do it, really.
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    Member weetoots's Avatar
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    Thanks for the replies. I'll get it!
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