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treetops

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My spec are in my specs thingy. Nvidia 275 video card. Whats the best monitor I can get for around 200$? My video card can support way over 2560x1600 , how much do you have to spend to break the 1920x1080 barrier? Are they even worth it?

Also I am somewhat interested in a 3d monitor setup but they look pricey and I have no clue if they are worth it.
 

Ritwik7

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Are you looking to game at that resolution? The GTX 275 will find it difficult to play GPU-intensive games at or over 1920x1080.
 

SKYSTAR

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hi treetops
you can't play hardcore games with resolution like 1920x1080 or above with the GTX 275 ,you need at least the GTX 295 or GTX 470 . so i think the better resolution for your card is 1680x1050.
 

treetops

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I had a 1920x1050 monitor until about a year ago and every game I played worked just fine on max. Hmm well it was 230$ for that card 2 years ago. It played age of conan and crysis just fine or maybe the fps was low and I did not notice, I think I was at like 30 fps.

I find it hard to believe I would have to buy a seemingly 600$+ card like the nvidia 295 to game at 1080p.

Heres my exact card btw.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130475

Ill be a sad panda if my card is already considered to weak for 1080p.
 

treetops

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Alright can I get some 200$ish HD 1920x1080 suggestions? Or a 3d monitor\glasses budget suggestion, are they worth it?

I was thinking of maybe this one? 2ms response time looks nice
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...cm_sp=Cat_Monitors-_-Weekly_Deal-_-24-236-112

is the pixel pitch and contrast ratio adequate for the price? looks good to me

159.99 after all the discounting, comes with a dvi cable


Screen Size
23.6"

LED Backlight
Yes

Widescreen
Yes

Recommended Resolution
1920 x 1080

Viewing Angle
170°(H) / 160°(V)

Pixel Pitch
0.272mm

Display Colors
16.7 Million

Brightness
300 cd/m2

Contrast Ratio
10,000,000:1 (ASCR)

Response Time
2ms (GTG)

Horizontal Refresh Rate
30 - 83 KHz

Vertical Refresh Rate
50 - 76 Hz
 
3D monitors are what they say the are... but they are pricey as well... One other monitor that you should look at is the VX2453MH-LED - it's a new model and does kind of have a larger Bezel (internal speakers) but overall it's pretty nice.