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I actually had the legendary Radeon 9700 Pro when Doom 3 came out...

So.... Yeah =).
Same here, only mine was the AIW version ... I was also rocking a well-OC'd Barton 2500 at that time.

HL2 maxed out was cake from the day it arrived. It really wasn't that demanding of a game, actually. Doom 3 ... the 9700Pro couldn't do Ultra, but it ran the next thing down (think it was Very High) with a bit of AA no problem. It could also max Far Cry w/no AA. It wasn't until FEAR came out (2005) that the card started to show a bit of age.

Of course that was back in the days when 1280x1024 was a high resolution
    
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IIRC In 2004 I had an Athlon XP 2500+ and Radeon 9700 Pro, I could run HL2 and Doom 3 OK (but not maxed).
    
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Not even close. I had a 1.2Ghz Celeron and Radeon 9200SE at the time. A year or two later, I upgraded to an Athlon64 3000+ and 6600GT and it was amazing.
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nope, p4 3ghz, 512mb ddr pc 2700? and a *pcx* 5300.. lol
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I bought a 9800Pro just for doom and h2.Damn good card at that time. (this with a 2500+ barton @ 3200+ speeds)
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Didn't built a up-to-date computer until 2007, only like 14 in 2004 so no money, aside from pocket-change. Had an old Pentium MMX 200Mhz and 2 years later a Thinkpad T22 with P3 1Ghz and S3 8Mb VRam graphics. It ran on a 8500GT, but the 8800GT that I got in late 2007 finally tore HL2 down.
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Yes I was I built a new machine just for those games!

P4HT 3.2
4GB Ram
Nvidia 6800 Ultra

Could crush those games!
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I didnt play HL 2 back then but i couldnt Max out Doom 3 until probably 2007 or so.
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I sold my xbox and all my games so I could buy the orange box when it came out....I had an Athlon and an nVidia 8500
    
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came out in 2004 (I remember them being released not too far apart from eachother) were you able to play it maxed out?

The PC I had at the time of its release lagged big time in both even at low settings. Which is a shame. Then again in 2004 I was 13 years old and didn't have money for an expensive rig. The cards to have at the time was the Nvidia 6800 Ultra and the X800 XT PE.

I believe my graphics card at the time was a GeForce FX 5600 rofl.
We were rockin the same card at the time , my next upgrade after that a couple years later was the 7600 gt.
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