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is ati 6850 a decent graphics card to run rift?

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asked 12 years ago in GeneralGeneral by anonymous  

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It's more than what you call a "decent" card, not only for Rift, but also for all the current gen games (including MMO's). I'd recommend it if you're not playing on resolution above 24".

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6850 is more than enough to run ANY current games as long as you are not using dual monitors.
answered 12 years ago by xboxer King (32,462 points)   6 11 48
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Of course, 6850 will run most games at max settings! It's one of the best card available on the market!
answered 12 years ago by godlike_gamer Adept (897 points)   2 14
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Yes it would be a great graphics card, keep in mind it requires a 500 Watt power supply to run properly. I think most computers today have at least a 500 watt PSU, but you might want to check it out before you buy it.
answered 12 years ago by Triviate Journeyman (724 points)   1 13
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Any ATi card in the 6000's will run most games nowadays on high or maximum settings granted you have a high enough power source so the card itself doesn't begin to overheat. This card should be great to run Rift as long as your power source can sustain it.

answered 12 years ago by DrPixel Hero (3,373 points)   4 5 44
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  • Yes, however a nVidia GTS 250 would be a bit better choice if you are a hardcore gamer because it offers more overclocking possibilities, with a lower risk.
answered 12 years ago by l4d2bob Grandmaster (11,115 points)   5 10 48
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6850 will run Rift extremely well.

I have a much weaker card (4850) and it runs Rift very well.
answered 12 years ago by bcoronado1 Journeyman (624 points)   8
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absolutely, you will have no problem running Rift on this card
answered 12 years ago by shoricsmat Grandmaster (12,671 points)   6 11 46

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