post #21 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tobuk View Post
yes, they can assuming the game has a DX8 mode, but DX8 cards cannot run games in DX9 mode. that's why newer games like HL2 and COD2 often will let you force older DX modes
This isn't exactly true.

my FX5200 CAN run CSS and COD2 in DX9 mode. However, since it's software emulated, it runs EXTREMELY slow.. so I force DX7/8 mode for much better performance. I don't really see a difference, tbh
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6750 @ 3.1GHz ASus P5K-E XFX HD5750 2x2GB Team Elite PC6400 + 2x2GB G.Skill Pi Series. 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500GB 7200.10 + 160gb WD Windows Vista x64 SP1 Dell SP23" something W. Saitek USB 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
750W Something or other. Beige ATX Mid Case Belkin GLOWY Optical None 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6750 @ 3.1GHz ASus P5K-E XFX HD5750 2x2GB Team Elite PC6400 + 2x2GB G.Skill Pi Series. 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500GB 7200.10 + 160gb WD Windows Vista x64 SP1 Dell SP23" something W. Saitek USB 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
750W Something or other. Beige ATX Mid Case Belkin GLOWY Optical None 
  hide details  
Reply