dayve said:Someone please tell me... does Vice work better on shit PCs like mine than III?
dayve said:I have some money and want to buy a new graphics card, but the best looking I can afford is a 128MB GeForce FX5200. Is this any good?
EDIT: Oh, and do DDR Graphics cards work on mobos that have SD RAM like mine? Fuck... I'm a n00b.
Tagrineth said:No. Stay away from the entire GeForce FX line, they're pretty much all crap... especially the 5200.
The only one I'd ever recommend is the 5900 Ultra, but that's only for the rich fuckers who can afford to spend $500 on a video card. :saint:
What's your price range?
Absolutely. Video card RAM is totally separate from main RAM... hell, I'm running a DDR video card with DRDRAM... on a Pentium 3! Whee!
Let's see... actually at this point, if you want a great budget card, look at SiS's Xabre (whatever the top model is). They've fixed all the image problems they were hammered for early on, and now compare very well to ATi and nVidia's offerings... at a much lower price.
dayve said:Do GeForce 4 MX 440s suck altogether? Because they are cheap.
I looked for SiS Xabres but could only find where to buy a 400 and not a 600 and I suppose the 400 is one of the early ones you were on about...
Anyway a piece of carboard would be better than what I have now..
Actually, I would now recommend FX5200 over the readon 9000 after the new detonator FX drivers. It seems to me that now FX5200 will be able to out preform readon 9000 in additon to full support over DX9. (FX5200 is really cheap too) However, the FX5600 is too expensive to justify its cost, get the readon 9600 pro instead.