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Thats why i suggested a HD 3650, get the AGP version. But seriously, you dont want to be stuck on AGP and DDR1, the hardware becomes much more expensive than current slot versions
i have a good gaming rig but it will not run windows 98 and a good portion of my favorite games only run under win 95/98 so i have to put up with this.

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Hmm, Maybe time for you to upgrade? Unless you can't afford it.

Otherwise try Ebay, Although you have to trust the seller.
i have only had 1 problem with Ebay the seller never shipped my 9800GX2 so i complained to support and 7 days later i got full refund lol.

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I find it ironic that EVGA would post the GTX 580 exactly below that card. look at the specs contrast
they did that on purpose because 99% of people who buy straight up from company has no clue whats good and bad so they buy what looks newer.
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I originally played HL2 with: 800Mhz Athlon Thunderbird, 768Mb RAM and a Radeon 7000 64Mb. Should be fine, just don't expect tons of eye-candy.
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It may run HL 1 and 2, but the real question is...

    
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It may run HL 1 and 2, but the real question is...

lol first time i ever played crysis i had 1GB ram 40GB HDD Intel celeron 1.7GHz 128K cache and a BFG 6200OC and i beat crysis like 3 times on that rig ahaha


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I originally played HL2 with: 800Mhz Athlon Thunderbird, 768Mb RAM and a Radeon 7000 64Mb. Should be fine, just don't expect tons of eye-candy.
in D3D mode it runs with about 22 FPS at 640x480.

is it okay if the NB gets really hot? its like a 200NM chip
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i played HL2 on a riva TNT2.

dx_level 60 640x480, think i managed an average of like 24 fps with a duron 900mhz.

lots of texture issues.
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i played HL2 on a riva TNT2.

dx_level 60 640x480, think i managed an average of like 24 fps with a duron 900mhz.

lots of texture issues.
thats because the TNT2 doesn't have Transform and lighting. and its a DX 7 card only
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cant you get a win 98 vm or something like that :x?
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i have a good gaming rig but it will not run windows 98 and a good portion of my favorite games only run under win 95/98 so i have to put up with this.
You can't run the games in compatibility mode? I would definitely be trying that before going down your current path.
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i have a good gaming rig but it will not run windows 98 and a good portion of my favorite games only run under win 95/98 so i have to put up with this.



i have only had 1 problem with Ebay the seller never shipped my 9800GX2 so i complained to support and 7 days later i got full refund lol.



they did that on purpose because 99% of people who buy straight up from company has no clue whats good and bad so they buy what looks newer.
Eh? Why not use both computers and run hl2 on the good one lol. Otherwise im pretty sure there are emulators
Edited by hat1324 - 7/17/11 at 12:53am
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cant you get a win 98 vm or something like that :x?
with 446MB ram? not gonna happen plus pentium 4 is too slow and to top it all off VM has zero 3D support so that's not an option

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Eh? Why not use both computers and run hl2 on the good one lol. Otherwise im pretty sure there are emulators
because i don't feel like setting it up every time i want to play any game other than half life 1
emulator? for what?

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You can't run the games in compatibility mode? I would definitely be trying that before going down your current path.
resident evil 1 says wont work on anything other than windows 95 and compatibility breaks it all together it crashes the entire system when i try to run it.
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