"ATI has unveiled new entry-level and midrange 3D chips with full 1080p hardware HD video decoder support for all major video codecs. The new GPUs are also compliant with the latest DirectX 10.1 multimedia platform."
i wonder how much these will cost, anyone know?
It's entry level so < $150.
thanks :) i might get this then, i was thinking of getting the 8800 GTS (i think) at about £179.99
Stick with the GTS gta. Overclockers.co.uk is your best bet for a good price. I would recommend a BFG model with their lifetime warranty.
cheers for the info mate :) will check it out now
Actually, the more "expensive" of the two has an MSRP of less than $100, while the cheaper one comes in less than $60. If somebody comes out with passively cooled versions, these two cards would be great for HTPCs.
The 8800 GT is a great gaming card, but it's meant for a different market.
well at the moment i am running:
Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
1GB 6400 DDR2 RAM (soon to be 3GB)
500GB main and 250GB external HDD
ATI X800 GTO PowerColour
19" TFT Monitor
as you can see i REALLY need to upgrade my graphics card lol, i do quite a lot of video encoding and do play games although prob wont bother with Crysis for a while lol, so what do you think i should get?
my 19" monitor's MAX resolution is 1280x1024 (always use at this resolution) so it isnt HD just thought this would be good info lol
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