What video card should I buy to play this game?

#1think_eckoPosted 7/26/2010 9:45:06 AM
I plan on getting this game when it is released and was wondering if anyone could suggest a good video card that would allow me to run this game, around the 100.00 range, thanks!

I have a Dell:


Processor: Pentium Dual Core Es200 2.50GHZ
Ram: 4.00 GB
Current video adapter: Intel express chipset
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#2ShibutoPosted 7/26/2010 9:52:09 AM
If its possible overclock your 5200 since its a wolfdale (same core as the high end core 2 duo) and can reach to speeds faster than a Core 2 Duo E8400

As for video card 100 dollars won't take you anywhere especially since its a dell and they usually have a crappy power supply...if its possible that u can get at least 200 dollars then you might have a chance for a decent video card
#3GaulinXPosted 7/26/2010 9:54:52 AM
For an optimal gaming experience you will now need:

Above a Nvidia GTX460 or above a ATI 5770.
Since new requirements have been posted on the official website, you should get yourself an i7 processor as well.

Everything else there should be just fine.



I personally am building a computer with an i7 quad core, 6 gigs of ram, and an ATI 5870 for the video card. As time goes on I may put in a 5970 if they finally support crossfire.
#4think_ecko(Topic Creator)Posted 7/26/2010 9:55:12 AM
Thanks! I can spend 200.00, what would you suggest in that price range, and do you have any other suggestions, this will be my first PC game/upgrading a computer.
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#5ahtzePosted 7/26/2010 9:55:14 AM
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#6ShibutoPosted 7/26/2010 10:00:21 AM
He can't put an i7 there since his motherboard is LGA 775, the best he can do is either overclock what he has or get a good Core 2 Quad,

As for video card you're right you can get either a GTX 460 or a Radeon 5770 its up to you which one of the two you want they perform pretty well.
#7scottb32198Posted 7/26/2010 10:00:43 AM
TC, are you looking to max the game, or just be able to play it on low or medium settings?
#8think_ecko(Topic Creator)Posted 7/26/2010 10:12:45 AM
Play it at around medium settings, because I plan to get it on ps3 when it is released in March. I just to be able to play it until then.
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#9benjjjaminPosted 7/26/2010 10:19:33 AM
2-core processor will probably max out around the 4800 series ATI.
You can shoot for medium settings.

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#10think_ecko(Topic Creator)Posted 7/26/2010 11:21:16 AM
Thanks
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