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Sold my desktop and exclusively using a Dell Precision M4400 for the time being. Assuming it does not get sold/traded in the next month or two, I might just be hanging on to it for a bit.

It has a Quadro FX 770M, and it would seem that the card is nearly incapable of FPS games. I don't know why this could possibly be, but it just doesn't feel "right." Even when frames are above 100 on TF2, the controls, mouse, and general movements just feel off.

That said, I'm looking for some non-fps games to buy. I looked through my steam account and realized FPS is about all I have, so what have I missed out on RPG, strategy, and simulation wise (that can run on a P8400 and 770M mind you).
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Sell that to someone with a CAD requirement and make a hefty profit.
Use said profit to purchase less expensive gaming oriented rig.
Waiting on X399
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Supreme Commander FA is probably the best strategy game. It has an awesome campaign and a even greater multiplayer. I don't recommend Supreme Commander 2 tho, it is not as good as FA.
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Anything with a decently high graphics requirement that card will struggle with, just taking a rough swing, but I'd think around maybe a 7600GT Recommended? Or something close to that?

Workstation cards are for Work =D
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Sins of a Solar Empire
Mass Effect 1 & 2
C&C up to red alert 3
RUSE
AOE 2 & 3
empire earth 1
Locomotion with mods (for train buffs)
DOW 1 (Firestorm over Karuva mod)
Sim city 4
Fallout 3 & New Vegas
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Portal, maybe?
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starcraft 2?

that and diablo 2 are the only things I can think of
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Morrowind
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There are always platformer games like Super Meat Boy, Oddworld, Tomb Raider (the newer one has a birds-eye view), etc.
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Originally Posted by cloudbyday View Post
Supreme Commander FA is probably the best strategy game. It has an awesome campaign and a even greater multiplayer. I don't recommend Supreme Commander 2 tho, it is not as good as FA.
SupCom 2 will be easier on your system, though. At its time of release, FA was notorious for bringing systems to their knees. Someone also developed a mod called Revamp for SupCom 2 that will slow down gameplay a bit and make it somewhat more like FA. Units are smaller and less significant, buildings take longer, and research points are worth less, among other things. Note that the mod does significantly up system requirements, so it may be best to avoid it.

Steam has some good racing games:
GRID
TrackMania United
Burnout Paradise: Ultimate Box

Various indie games may suit you, too. Take a dive into Steam's $10 section. I run games like Defense Grid, Audiosurf, Multiwinia, World of Goo, and Worms on my laptop.
Edited by JoeWalsh - 3/6/11 at 9:22am
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