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Can I run Doom 3?


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garretbcripe

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Oy all-

I am getting ready to go out and purchase Doom 3 for pc, but am not entirely sure im translating the system req's from the website correctly. The req's are pasted at the bottom of the post. I'm currently running an ATI Radeon X700 Pro, a gig of ram, an AMD Athlon 64 3200+, and...uh... i dunno if there's anything else i need to include here. If there is...I'd be happy to figure out what it is. So...if anyone has the tech expertise to tell me if the system i described above is going to be enough to power the system spec's below, i'd be really appreciative. Thanks in advance! Um, i also got Sys spec to gimme my sys...specs. they're right here too.

Garret


Windows: Windows XP5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5346.5
Memory (RAM): 1023 MB
CPU Info: AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor 3200+
CPU Speed: 1986.0 MHz
Sound card: Realtek AC97 Audio
Display Adapters: RADEON X700 Series | RADEON X700 Series Secondary | NetMeeting driver | RDPDD Chained DD
Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768 - 32 bit
Network: Network Present
Network Adapters: D-Link AirPlus G DWL-G122 Wireless USB Adapter(rev.B) - Packet Scheduler Miniport | Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC - Packet Scheduler Miniport
CD / DVD Drives: E: TSSTcorpCD/DVDW TS-H552B | F: LITE-ON CD-ROM LTN-489S
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COM Ports: COM3 | COM1
LPT Ports: LPT1
Mouse: 5 Button Wheel Mouse Present
Hard Disks: C: 145.3GB | D: 3.7GB
Hard Disks - Free: C: 96.7GB | D: 1.7GB
USB Controllers: 3 host controllers.
Firewire (1394): 1 host controllers.
PCMCIA (Laptops): Not Installed
Manufacturer: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
Product Make: T6212
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AC Power Status: OnLine
BIOS Info: AT/AT COMPATIBLE | 02/15/05 | RS480 - 42302e31
Time Zone: Central Standard Time
Battery: No Battery
Motherboard: MS-7093
Modem: SoftV92 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP


Min sys req's for Doom3:



* 3D Hardware Accelerator Card Required - 100% DirectX® 9.0b compatible 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card and the latest drivers*.
* English version of Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP
* Pentium® IV 1.5 GHz or Athlon® XP 1500+ processor or higher
* 384MB RAM
* 8x Speed CD-ROM drive (1200KB/sec sustained transfer rate) and latest drivers
* 2.2GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 400MB for Windows® swap file)
* 100% DirectX® 9.0b compatible 16-bit sound card and latest drivers
* 100% Windows® 2000/XP compatible mouse, keyboard and latest drivers
* DirectX® 9.0b (included)

* MULTIPLAYER REQUIREMENTS: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported
* Internet play requires broadband connection and latest drivers
* LAN play requires network interface card and latest drivers

Important Note: *Some 3D accelerator cards with the chipset listed here may not be compatible with the 3D accelerator features utilized by Doom 3. Please refer to your hardware manufacturer for 100% DirectX 9.0b compatibility. This product does not support Microsoft® Windows® 95/98*Guest or NT.

* SUPPORTED CHIPSETS: ATI® Radeon™ 8500
* ATI® Radeon™ 9000
* ATI® Radeon™ 9200
* ATI® Radeon™ 9500
* ATI® Radeon™ 9600
* ATI® Radeon™ 9700
* ATI® Radeon™ 9800
* All nVidia® GeForce™ 3/Ti series
* All nVidia® GeForce™ 4MX series
* All nVidia® GeForce™ 4/Ti series
* All nVidia® GeForce™ FX series
* nVidia® GeForce™ 6800

Edited by garretbcripe, 14 August 2006 - 03:32 PM.

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dennie64

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Well, it looks like your PC can do the job, the only thin is that your videocard isn't in the list of suported ones, but I cannot imagine that X700 wouldnt do the job, to be exactly sure, I reccomand you this: G oto Gamespot.com, search for Doom3 for PC, and click on the button to check if your PC is up to scratch. Grts dennie64
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warriorscot

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yup youll be fine, i reccomend quake 4 over doom 3 i never liked doom3 theres a point where dark and atmospoheric becomes annoying and detracts from the game, its safe to say they crossed the point fairly quickly, like 3 minutes into the game quickly.
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dennie64

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Haha, I just love Doom3, I don't like Quake4, but what you say is true :whistling:
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