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overclick.cn

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Hi.

I don't play games but I do video editing a lot so I'm looking to buy a nice decent card with a price of $120 or so. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Here's my comp's specs:

# AMD Phenom II X4 Processor 955 (3.2GHz) AM3
# THERMALTAKE HIGH PERFORMANCE CPU COOLER
# ASRock M3A785GXH/128M Motherboard
# 4GB DDR3 1333MHz PC3-10600
# Hitachi/WD 500GB 0A33437 SATA2 U300 7200rpm 16MB RoHS
# LG/SAMSUNG 22X DVD-RW DUAL LAYER W/LIGHTSCRIBE
# ATI Radeon HD 3200 FULL HD 1080p 512MB DVI/HDTV PCI-Express Video Card (Onboard)
# REALTEK 8-CHANNEL DIGITAL SOUND ONBOARD
# REALTEK 10/100/1000 Gigabit Network Card (onboard)
# OKIA 80MM CASE COOLER
# OKIA 550 WATT POWER SUPPLY

Thanks for helping.
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Hi mate,

Sorry for the delay. Have a look at the link below, you'll see the ATI HD5770 is recommended for your budget:

http://www.tomshardw...480,2598-3.html

Cheers

Troy
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I was going to recommend the 5770 also, or the GTX 260 as they are cheap now days too.
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Thanks for helping out guys.

So is the ATI Radeon 5770 better than the 4850 one? I mean, if putting in extra $50 could make a big difference in performance then I would definitely go for the 5770 one. But once again, I don't play games. I only do video editing that has a resolution at 1900x1080 so I just want a card that can handle this nicely without any lags. Thanks again.
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Troy

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The cheaper card should be fine. :)
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Hi. There are so many brands to choose from, I'm just wondering which brand is good. Is this one ok?
http://www.newegg.co...2-824-_-Product
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I've never had a problem with Sapphire myself, although there are some reports of less-than-satisfactory after sales support and warranty support.

Check them all out, a quick Google search for the brand name. :)
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