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Old 07-02-2004, 04:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is a XFX nVidia GeForce fx5200 128MB 8X AGP video card a good enough video card to run basic games. It's only about 70 bucks. Using this video card what is the best game you think i could play? Is there anything you suggest for under $150 that is better?
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Old 07-02-2004, 04:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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well i have a NVidia Geforce FX 5200, and its good for most game, like i can run BF 1942 on Med-High settings and not lag (on a P4 2.66 GHz, 512 PC 3200 ram)
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Old 07-02-2004, 07:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I had one and i was not happy with it.
For 3D games = acceptable but kind of choppy
For 2D games = good card.

My best advice would be: Don't buy something you aren't going to be happy with. Buy what you want in the first place, that way you're not disappointed later.
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Although GF FX5200 is a low end AGP card, is till can support a lots of DX9 games such as far cry n etc. Just that have to make it low-end settings.
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well GF FX5200 is not a bad card ..!! ive runned about every game on it and they work very good..!!..even the game far cry works with out hanging..!!
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Take it from some1 who has the card. It's decent, cheap and i play high detail on ut 2003.
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get the GAINWORD geforce FX 5600 ultra 256mb for 120 and you will be alot more happier i haev one of those and i run unreal yourney 2004 on hiighest in deathmatch maps and normal in onsloght maps.
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you can get a 5600 for 50 bucks at http://tigerdirect.com check the 'budget video cards' thread
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I have one, its fine for the games i someitmes play... but I don't really play games much
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