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post #11 of 17
Oh crap, I thought the 9250 was better than both. I guess I'm wrong...
But I'm still convinced it is better in some way, as a friend had an 9200, and he couldn't play some of the games I could with my 9250 (BF2, CSS...), and he has a 2.4 Ghz Processor...
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Hmm. If i ran a game in Direct 8 mode, will it run better than if i ran it in Direct X 7 mode?

I have 768mb of ram. 2.67ghz.

I wouldn't know how to oc my cpu.

Plus i would like to stay away from doing anything else to my system, as i keep stuffing everything up.

But yeah, i've been running my css in DX 7 mode thinking it will run better, Or does it run better in DX8?
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post #13 of 17
Just OC everything mildly.
For the CPU, get into the BIOS, and raise the FSB slowly... What's your CPU's clock speed anyway ?
EDIT : sorry i didn't read it was 2,67Ghz
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Hmm, i'll try do that.
I remember hearing somewhere that i have to change a setting from 64. to like..100 and something (In the BIOS) to have a good effect on gaming performance...can't remember what it was though.
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post #15 of 17
So have you done it ? If you have, it's time to OC your gfx !
If you use the Ati, get Atitool
If you use the Nvidia, you should get Rivatuner... Nvidia people correct me if I'm wrong...
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post #16 of 17
I use ATI TOOL to scan and detect artifacts and for heating up the core.

For actual adjustments of the clocks I use Rivatuner
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post #17 of 17
Sell each for...~$20.

~$60.

9600Pro/XT.

If that counts as "buying" a new card, just benchmark 'em.
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