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PC Graphics Card Recomendations


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Post Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:39 am

PC Graphics Card Recomendations

My old system has a Matrox dual head on it which I always found excellent and gave me great colour accuracy on my Mitsubishi Diamond Plus91 monitor.

I have built a new system with Win7 and the onboard graphics card seems to be giving me eye strain. I have tried amending various settings but can't seem to get it right.

I'm not bothered about 3D.
Can anyone recommend a good card that isn't silly money?

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Post Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:44 am

Hi Tim,

Cant give you a recommendation for a card as such but both and have good deals.

Should get one pretty cheaply if the card doesnt need all the 3d stuff.

BTW, if you haven't got one already, get yourself a dual screen set-up - monitors also cheap these days and most of the cards should have x2 outputs.


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Post Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:12 pm

I have a Diamond Plus 23SB (CRT) 1600 X 1200 and also a Benq (LCD) 1024 X 768 running together on an ATI Radeon HD 4600 series with 1gig and that runs just fine
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Post Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:11 pm

your problem is the CRT, i had numerous staff who were sat at these things... got rid of the crts and the eye-strain went away.

If you monitor is set to 60Hz , you will see a flicker.. look away from the screen slightly and u might see it in ur peripheral vision.

Buy a big Dell monitor... u never look back.. its not ur graphics card

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