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Old 10-11-2004, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is a Radeon 9200 256mb gold edition video card good enough to play: doom 3, far cry, battlefield vietnam, painkiller, etc. i am hoping it will play them half-descent but i am also thinking about getting a new video card anyway
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Old 10-11-2004, 07:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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its not all the vid card... whats ur sys specs? i dount u can run the games very well.
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Old 10-11-2004, 07:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You will be able to use that card for those games, but you will have to use the lowest settings in both the game and the Direct3D/OpenGL configuration.

It also depends on the rest of your hardware.
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i was refering to good settings, like high, but ya i gues if ur on super low, itl work
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hmm, ya you should be able to run the games. just keep the settings low, so u wont experiance choppy graphics and low fps
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Old 10-11-2004, 07:27 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i wanted at least a fx5700 256mb card or a 9800pro 256mb card but instead my dad put in a radeon 9200 256mb card because the guy told him that card would run those games no problem, but if its not gunna work half descent ill be getting a radeon 9800pro 256mb card. Im also changing it to AMD soon anyway
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Old 10-11-2004, 07:29 PM   #8 (permalink)
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oh ok.
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Don't buy the Radeon 9800 PRO (256 Mb).

It has been proven that the Radeon 9800 PRO (128 Mb) performs better.
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Old 10-11-2004, 07:51 PM   #10 (permalink)
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painkiller shouldn't be a problem running higher than low. Maybe not REAL high, but dont see any problems.
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