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Old 03-02-2005, 05:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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this is just a question concerning my old comp, i have a ati rage 128 ultra that came with my dell, and a NVidia GeForce 2 MX 400 64mb, which is better for gaming?
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Old 03-02-2005, 05:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd have to say the rage 128 for the double memory.
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neither. both will suck.
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neither. both will suck.
You're an idiot. He was asking you which is better now if they're good or not.
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If you have both cards why not just test it out for yourself and see which one comes out on top. (though GeckoEcho421 is most likely right)
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k, it's a dell dimension 4550, it's a family computer, so can't play with it too much, what program is good for testing?
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Games are the best thing to test with usually. Another option would be grab aquamark and 3dmark (01).
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for anyone who wants to know the geforce completely out performed the rage, probably do to the double memory 64 compared to 32, also the geforce has some features the rage dosn't, and allows me to play more of my games.
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