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Anyone try Diablo 2 with a radeon 6950? The reason I ask is because I remember it didn't work right at all with my gtx 460 when I tried in the past. It would run at like 14 fps, even with all the windows 7 compatability options set correctly.
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never heard of that issue and i'm one of the biggest diablo people you'd ever meet. I'll look into it and see what I can find out.
    
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Your going to want to use D2SE. Google it.

It makes the game look way better too.
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Your going to want to use D2SE. Google it.

It makes the game look way better too.
Is it mainly for single player though?
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post #5 of 11
D2 worked fine when I "had" my 460
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post #6 of 11
I haven't had any issues with D2 with any recent cards I've used.

Single player is locked at a low framerate though. Perhaps that's it?
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D2 is a cpu game, it doesn't need a powerful video card
if your getting low fps in D3D, use DD
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post #8 of 11
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Update: works perfectly with my 6950. Now, does anyone know a way to make the aspect ratio look more correct instead of all stretched out?
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post #9 of 11
Works fine, but you have to set it to Direct3D not DirectDraw.
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post #10 of 11

the slider mod may help with stretched out look, not 100% on that.
Look up 3DFX Glide mod and also there are res mods out there:

here is a video showing one off:


though the video itself isn't of very good quality, you can see other videos to the right of it showing better results. Hope that is what you are looking for, I am unsure on if the 3dfx glide mod is considered legal or not, it has been brought up with blizzard several times and they don't consider it a true mod as it doesn't do anything to add/take away from the game in the same level that actual mods do.
    
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