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Old 09-24-2004, 07:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I wanted to know if this card would be compatible with directX9.0c. My brother just got the sims 2 and he cant play it on his computer because when he tries to open the game it says that his videocard isnt compatible with directX9.0c. I tried upgrading the drivers on the existing graphics controller but no go. He doesnt have an AGP slot so PCI will have to do. I was also wondering if you think this card would be good for the sims 2.

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Old 09-24-2004, 08:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you updated the drivers from nvidias site when u get that card i fine no reason to think why it wouldn't support dx9.0c

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the thing says directX 7.1
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Old 09-25-2004, 02:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It will work with direct 9x but you won't have all those nice effects. It is limited to dx 7. Here is a link to the sims 2 requirements.
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I installed DirectX 9.0c and it screwed up the colors in Far Cry..the landscape looked like a photo green and **** dran was weird =/
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Old 09-25-2004, 08:59 AM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks. i just wanted a video card that would play sim2 without choppyness. i dont need all the effects and stuff


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