Need a video card for a large monitor. Recommendations.

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06gtfanatic
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What card would you recommend using for a 32 inch monitor? i have a nvidia 8600gts right now that the max resolution is not good enough for the 32in. Everything is to big, even with the settings maxed out at 1680x1200.

Right now the 8600 is supporting 2 monitors a 22in and a 19in. no problems with it. Just rather use the bigger monitor and have one screen. someone recommended a gtx 450. i read one review that it really isn't designed for larger monitors.

You are my favorite review guy so prefer to go with your opinion.
thanks so much

Chris

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If you're not running a massive dual-screen setup, like 1920x1200 x2, then the GTS450 would do. Although I don't recommend looking for that card anymore since the GTX550 Ti surpluses the 450. However if you are adding the 32" monitor to your existing dual monitors I suggest to look for a better card like a 6950 and above or a GTX 570 and above.

06gtfanatic
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plan on doing away with the dual screen and using the 32in hd monitor only. anyone know a site that shows all the max resolutions for most video cards? tia.

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Most new Video Cards can do high resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, if your doing some hard core gaming and want the FPS to run good a high Range GTX 570/580 would be good, AMD 5870 or 5950. Whats your Monitor's highest resolution? Hertz? What do you plan on doing? It sounds like it can either be an HDTV or a Super Resolution Monitor. Rodney just did a review on a 3gb DDR5 GTX 580, I think that can handle anything.

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