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Old 01-05-2009, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by lanceomni View Post
Of course you can go all the way. I looked on and found this guy though Im not sure if its supported. This blows my mind. I looked at the specs. I bet you could get OSX running on the graphics card itself
Anyway there are good cards out there at discount prices.
I was thinking more in the lines of this one:

Might replace my whole hardware park in one go...

Originally Posted by lanceomni View Post
Im sure you could even find less expensive cards without rebates.
I'm in the Netherlands so ordering from newegg is not an option. But what I get from your advice is to better avoid the Radeons andf go for a GeForce 9*** chip, right? I found some very nicely priced ones that I'll investigate on first.

Originally Posted by lanceomni View Post
P.S. Did you recently pick up your 22" monitor? if you which model is it if you don't mind me asking.
Of course I don't mind you asking. I bought mine about 10 months ago, it's a Samsung SyncMaster 226BW and I love it.
I don't do DTP stuff anymore so I didn't bother to look at color calibration stuff etc... I just wanted a nice price/quality for a big screen. At the time this was my best buy.

CPU : AMD Athlon64 X2 5600+ Dual-Core 2.9GHz
MB  : ASRock AliveNF6G-GLAN
Mem : 4Gb (2x 2GB, PC-6400 DDR-II 800MHz)
Chip: nForce 430
GFX : Integr. NVIDIAŽ GeForce 6150SE, 256MB shared
LAN : Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s, Giga PHY Realtek RTL8211B
Snd : ALC662 Audio Codec
HD  : SATA 7200RPM 250GB
DVD : SATA 22x DVD rewriter

Running iPC Public release.
Shared mem. GFX will probably never work. Replacement is underway.
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