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Old 01-21-2006, 11:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi. Can I play HL2 with this video card http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...09&cid=999.821
I am on a thight budget as you can see
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I know you don't have newegg and I know the currency isn't the same, but if you can afford it, I think getting a 9800SE like this one will do you a little better. I was in the same predicament with my girlfriend's computer, and I'm glad I sprung for the 9800SE. And if you need to in the future, you can upgrade the cooling and unlock it to a 9800Pro

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102587

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Well I played HL2 on a ATI 9600XT and I could put all the graphics on high.
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Old 01-21-2006, 11:24 AM   #4 (permalink)
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too bad you cant use newegg, i know how you feel. im canadian too.

but i ship my newegg orders to my dads house in florida and ask him to reship them to montreal
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Old 01-21-2006, 12:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks a lot for your replies guys. Yes too bad that I can't use newegg.
How about this one, is this one a little better or there is not much difference between the first one and this one?
http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...50&cid=999.821
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I used that video card for a good 2 years, ran HL2 fine, but you cant max everything with it.
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that card will do wonderfully on HL2. It's about comparable to the 9800SE, but won't unlock to anything higher like the 9800SE would. The 9600 series would be a good buy.

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