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I know that the card is old and seriously underpowered. I had to buy the card as soon my chicken laid the egg and couldnt wait till it hatched. I saw many posts on internet and forums saying the card is too weak to play games at 8AA or some games cant even be played at this settings. I dont go 8AA bcoz i have a good old crt fitting in my cabinet. So wat can i expect from this card?? Can it play some latest games @ lower settings?? I am not a fps fan. And pls suggest some good time wasitng gmaes.
    
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Originally Posted by Jmih View Post
I know that the card is old and seriously underpowered. I had to buy the card as soon my chicken laid the egg and couldnt wait till it hatched. I saw many posts on internet and forums saying the card is too weak to play games at 8AA or some games cant even be played at this settings. I dont go 8AA bcoz i have a good old crt fitting in my cabinet. So wat can i expect from this card?? Can it play some latest games @ lower settings?? I am not a fps fan. And pls suggest some good time wasitng gmaes.
That's a pretty weak card. To say the least. I highly doubt you'll be running the latest games at anything above the lowest settings, if you can run it at all. I don't think you'll get playable frames with it at all for anything new.
http://www.techspot.com/review/244-ati-radeon-hd-5450/
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Great for watching Blu-Rays. Good for a HTPC.

Source games would run fine at medium resolutions.

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Interestingly, the Radeon HD 5450 leaves the old Radeon HD 4350 well behind when testing with Unreal Tournament 3. That said, with just 31fps at 1440x900, Unreal Tournament 3 which was released back in 2007 seems to be as far as we will stretch the Radeon HD 5450 for gaming purposes.
Damn, pretty weak.
Edited by Biscuits_N_Gravy - 10/25/11 at 9:44am
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Well, dont expect a powerful gaming Card, its good for light gaming, HD Streaming and HTPCs..
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depends on resolution and games.

I expect at 1440x900 and below you can pull off playable frame-rates on low settings on quite a few games (TF2, Starcraft 2 and the like)

but I wouldn't expect it to get playable frame-rates in more demanding games like BF3, Crysis etc.
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That card is too weak for most modern gaming. Something like a 5670 or 6670 would provide a better bare minimum experience for modern games.
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You can also grabbed a used 5770 for around $75 from the Marketplace.
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As i told u that i had to sell the egg b4 it even hatched and i dont have any monitors or television set that can do a full hd or stuff like dat. Btw thank u and any game suggestions??
    
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This card runs BF3 on lowest without issue at 800x600 lol. I am using it on my AMD office PC. Just Athlon II x2 running at 3.6 with 4GB ram.
   
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