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kamisama

New Member
Joined
Jul 29, 2007
Location
Belgium
I wasn't sure whether to post this under video cards or under PSU's, but this seemed the most logical.

Currently I'm on the look out for a new gaming video card, however I'm not sure exactly what is the fastest card I can toss into my computer without having to change the PSU.

Current hardware :
CPU : Intel Q6600 G0 (8x400) 1.224v
Memory : 4x2Gb Corsair Dominator
Video : 8800 GTS G80 (640/1000/1400)
Motherboard : Asus P5E x-38 chipset
HDD : 3xMaxtor 1TB drives
Optical : Samsung DVDR SB-223
PSU : Corsair HX-520
Monitor : Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP
Fans : 3 120mm case fans, and another 2 120mm's on the cpu cooler

I suppose I can forget about getting an ATI HD 5970, so what would the next best thing be?
 

EarthDog

Gulper Nozzle Co-Owner
Joined
Dec 15, 2008
Location
Buckeyes!
That Corsair unit you have will run any single GPU videocard out at this time.

With that in mind and your resolution, If you can find a HD5870 or 5850, thats what I would get.