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i have a nice agp 8x 5200, it was a nice card but the only problem is it cant support direct x9, is there any modding i can do so it can? if not its not a problem i got my radeon 9550

edit: i have a 5500 that i would like to mod so it can support directx 9 sorry about the mix up
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Im sure that the 5500 does support directx 9..
    
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no....i dont think it does

because ifyou comapre my radeon 9550 and my geforce 5500fx both similar clocks exept for memory. but my radeon dosnt stuter on directx 9 games like san andreas on high detail while my gefroce struggled on low....

what could the problem have been? the site says it dosnt support that the geforce 5200 is the only one that supports directx 9

please help me out here
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make sure you have the latest drivers.. for nvidia. And isnt san andreas produced tilted towards amd. get these. http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_91.47.html trust me 5200 does support cuz i had one. Also u said less memory thats another reason
    
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kool thanks
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The DX9 implementation on the 5200, 5500 and any FX5xxx card is very poor. So poor that most games simply recognize as a DX8 card or attempt to run DX9 with very poor performance. Theres no way to actually mod the cards, since the DX9 capability is built into the core. Your best bet is just to run it in DX8 mode.
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eh
so i pretty much got ripped off.....oh well i got my radeon 9550, hoepfully i can upgrade to a 7600gt or higher +D
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