A Good Video Card For Future Monitor W/DVI ?

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  1. Chuck C

    Chuck C Cinematographer

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    All this talk about LCD monitors is making me feel upiddy. What's a good video card with a DVI output on it? For $150? for $200? Also, I may be out of PCI slots leaving AGP only if that helps.
     
  2. AaronMg

    AaronMg Stunt Coordinator

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    The Radeon 9500 pro or the Geforce 4 4600/4400 would be a good choice.
     
  3. Ted Lee

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    i have the msi ti4400 (128mb) video card. i'm pretty happy with it. cost me about 200. it has the dvi output you'll be requiring.

     
  4. Zenas

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    Given your price range, I recommend a GF4 Ti4200 or Radeon 8500 (not the LE!!!) based board, with 128MB of RAM if possible. They will almost definitely have at least one DVI port, so you'll be good to go!
     
  5. Michael Silla

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    I second Zenas motion. I picked up a 4200 for $99 after Thankgiving. Excellent card.

    Michael.
     
  6. Chuck C

    Chuck C Cinematographer

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    cool, thank's guys ($99 for the 4200 doesn't sound bad at all)
     
  7. DavidVTHokie

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    Yeah - I'd go GeForce4 if I were you. What I picked up was the PNY GeForce4 Ti4200 64MB at BestBuy for $169. The 128MB card is a bit more, so this seemed the sweet spot for price/performance. The bonus with this card is the memory is clocked at a faster data rate than the 128MB card, so it keeps up with it's bigger brother speed wise.

    The other thing was, it was a snap to put in.

    -Dave
     

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