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Officerpuppy

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#1 14 years ago

What good video card thats maybe under $200 I can get to run the game smoothly? Im not talking about maxing out the settings, but enough to run the game fine and take in some of the excellent details. I want to get ready for BF Vietnam :dance:




BigWyrm

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#2 14 years ago
OfficerpuppyWhat good video card thats maybe under $200 I can get to run the game smoothly? Im not talking about maxing out the settings, but enough to run the game fine and take in some of the excellent details. I want to get ready for BF Vietnam :dance:

You are not going to get a decent video card for under $200 right now. You may find something that works ok, but it won't bring out the 'excellent details'. If I were you, I would look into an ATI Radeon 9700 Pro or 9800 Pro (for around $250-$300). These cards will kick ass, and fyi, Battlefield Vietnam will require a more powerful card than BF1942 does to look the same (due to way more details and increased visuals). Do yourself a favor and become an ATI guy, I did. It TRIPLED my 3d mark score from my previous Nvidia G4 4600 ti. Also make sure that you have at least 512 g of ram.




R2Destroyer

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#3 14 years ago

Personaly i would stay away freom the ATI 9200 or below, i think that any Nvidia/Gforce cards would be your best option.




BuletN=U

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#4 14 years ago

I have both an ati and geforce fx card on diff pc's and i like them both. Just make make sure the card u get has a good clock speed.




OuchThatHurts

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#5 14 years ago

I've had the ati radeon(128mb) 9700/9500pro 1 year,never a prob, never updated anything, running all video, sound, details maxed out, ran nice w 512 ram,game loads faster when i added 512 more,pentium4 2.4mghz,I've heard of probs with radeon 9200.Better wait till you can get at least a 128mb card, maybey $200 will get one now.They're cheaper on the web, search.OuchThat Hurts. OuchThatHurts.jpg




Officerpuppy

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#6 14 years ago
DC2002

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#7 14 years ago

I just got my 5900ultra... SWEETTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




SirDude

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#8 14 years ago
BigWyrmDo yourself a favor and become an ATI guy, I did. It TRIPLED my 3d mark score from my previous Nvidia G4 4600 ti.

Go BigWyrm, you rock! Like BigWyrm said, get an ATI card, they are the BEST! Not only do they perform better in DirectX 9 games, but the AA (anti-aliasing) and AF (anisotropic-filtering) performance hit is not as big as in nVidorka cards. As you can see, I am quite an ATI fan, but then again there are those like DC2002 and Spidey who are big nVidia fans, so ask them how they like there cards.