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Old 04-25-2005, 10:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just built a Gaming PC:

AMD Athlon FX-53
1.00 GB Ballistix Ram
Asus A8N- Deluxe SLI
Duel 6600 gt's
Raptor hardrive
Sound Audigy Soundblaster plat pro

i was wondering how to set up my video cards for gaming also my prosseser i saw on my video card that you can do application controlled or you can set the AA and AT myself but i can also set it up in the game my monitor goes to a max res of 1600x1200 it should be a power machine i just want to set it up to get the most out of it i dont know what setting to put it at for my games HL2 Doom3 Far Cry all the big names and big graphic punchers.
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Old 04-27-2005, 12:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, the reason you have that option in game and out of game is because it will be different depending on what application/game you're running. Most new games will detect the best settings you should be using framerates, resolution, etc. I've found that most "optimal" settings may not be as smooth as you would like, so you may have to adjust them yourself.

There is no one setting that is the best for all systems; just adjust your specs so that you like what you see without compromising performance.
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