What DirectX Class is my Card?

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Post by piotrr » Fri May 25, 2007 3:32 pm

nunix wrote:Nah, thing called 3D-Analyze; fixed some problems I had with Pirates!. The game runs for me right now, I just have some weird graphical stuff (big flickering patches on the ships; can see the ships no problem, though).

That's because 3D-Analyse uses "null-rendering", i.e. it says "I can do that!" and then it does nothing.

The black patches you get flickering in and out are probably examples of things that 3D-analyse does not do.
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Post by Kernal » Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:31 pm

Hey I tried the demo not that long ago and I had trouble with the graphics. The planets were invisible.

Now I have dimension 4550 computer
half a gig of memory
Geforce 4 MX 420

I know its pretty old. So went to dell Support and it recommended this list of video cards:

Xtasy Radeon 9250
E-Geforce FX5500
Geforce 5200
Radeon 9250

Are these cards good enough. I'm not sure if they are good enough or not. :?:

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Post by Profound_Darkness » Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:18 am

The 5000 series of Nvidia cards were pretty crummy and any nvidia card with an mx/fx was pretty lousy - read unreliable and buggy (a good bit of personal experience).

XTasy used to put out pretty good cards but I haven't bought or know anyone that bought one from them in a while. If they are still good then go for the XTasy Radeon 9250.

On the other hand the 5200 and 5500 are supposed to be a bit faster (though less memory in 5200's case). If you want to chance it with a 5000 series nvidia card you can.

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Post by Mecron » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:44 am

all of thsoe cards recommended to you are class 9's so they should all do the job to varying degrees.

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Post by Kernal » Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:49 am

Thanks but, does anyone know the difference between A regular Geforce card and a E-geforce?

I can't find the difference on the web? :?

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Post by Eleahen » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:08 pm

From what I can find e-GeForce is the name eVGA gives to their cards.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.a ... +FX+Family

They shouldn't be different from all other.

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