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Old 01-16-2010, 06:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well i bought new graphics and mother board ok well i want to play gta 4 will it play heres the specs:


processor:gta 4 wants 2.4ghz nvidia 6600 or better i have a x1650 ati athlon 3200+ apparantly thats 2.8 or somet
you know the graphics as above it wants 512 mb ram i have 1 and a half gb of ram thats i.
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Um, we'd need more information than that.

What is your operating system? CPU? Board model? Power Supply Wattage/Model? Hard Drive space?

Just ram and video card are not alone a deciding factor.
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Old 01-17-2010, 01:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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windows xp proffesional athlon 3200 mother board single core 258 gb hard drive 1.5gb ram
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Windows XP Profesional
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cleaned it up for the rest of you.

Anyone else understand this. I'm lost on the AMD side..
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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it works but jerks alot i think its my gfx card
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GTA is a very graphics intensive program and your CPU is more of a bottleneck. Lower your resolution and see how well it works. You won't be able to run everything on HIGH so sacrifices have to be made
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Old 01-18-2010, 01:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
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can someone tell me if my uncle is right is amd athlon 3200 64 bit can play games that have 3ghz is it graphics that make games jerk or cpu
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Your not going to play GTA IV on a single core and expect halfway decent FPS, simple as that. You need a quad core to really play it smoothly.
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