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hey people. i NEED to be able to play FEAR when its out but i sincerely believe my graphics card will need improving! i dont really wanna spend over a hundred pounds tho, so am i stuck? ive got a 128 gforce 5600 just now, 3.2ghz 4600 dimension with 1.5gb memory. apparently a dell dimension cant run anything more than 128mb in way of grahpic cards, is this right!?
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I don't see why a Dell Dimension should be limited to 128MB!
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i have a dell dimension and my computer can handle FEAR without shadows and a bit of slowdown with some effects so i dunno if yours will be ok. try the demo and my graphics card sucks too
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Should actually work... the graphics card you have MIGHT play FEAR as it does require a high end card but i dont see why your Dell Dimension cudnt have over 128MB in video memory i think thats just plain stupid really never heard so much rubbish
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thats what ive been told by someone who works for dell tho. i emailed their techincal dept an they told me my 4600 cant support higher than a 128 card. think theyre just sayin that??? what kinda card should i look at gettin to handle FEAR comfortably then? cheers people
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Ive seen it when helping people that dell have said that, but as far as i know they are talking out of there posteriers. I helped somone who put in a 256 card and when they did there wasnt any probs to my knowledge.
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ok, so itll prob work then. what kind acard would i need to play fear at most of its capabilities, but also without breakin the bank! am i dreamin if i think i can get one for about £100?
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i'm looking for one around the same price too but people stopped replying in that thread so help us here!
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a great place to look is www.newegg.com or www.bizrate.com or www.tigerdirect.com

look for the card you want at the price you want
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is this card any good for new games...

"Club 3D Geforce 6600 256Mb Ddr Agp Dvi Tvo Retail " its 80 quid on amazon... if not whats best? its gotta be agp and for about 100 squid! cheers
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Well Gritbox i have the GeForce 6800Ultra and that plays FEAR very Nice try in between the Geforce 6200 to the Geforce 6800 Cards or Ati radeon if you like them
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yeah someones recommended the X700PRO. whats better of 6600 and that?
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Well the Geforce 6600 is a great card for most 3D games and the ati card you pointed out is an excellent choice i think anyway try this site www.komputerkrazy.co.uk if you are in the UK >> ££££ (Pounds) lol...But if you want to supercharge your gaming go with Nvidia 6800Ultra the clock speed on that is excellent
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Hey gritbox i seen a Nvidia Gigabyte Geforce 6600 Turbo force edition video card for £79.54 that isnt a bad price heres where i found it http://www.pricegrab...card&rd=1&skd=1

Good luck
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ebuyer.com isn't a bad site, I got most of my parts from there 18 months ago.
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