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Same alpha blending problem,
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Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600) Gateway 2000 T5026
System Serial Number: CAG4C 100 27233
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
3.07 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
16 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Intel Corporation D915GAG AAC87709-301
Serial Number: BQAG44911139
Bus Clock: 533 megahertz
BIOS: Intel Corp. AG91510J.15A.0579.2004.1008.1003 10/08/2004
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160.02 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
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HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8483B
TSSTcorp CD/DVDW TS-H552B [CD-ROM drive]

eM Bay Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 4
eM Bay Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 3
eM Bay Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 2
eM Bay Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 1
ST3160023AS [Hard drive] (160.04 GB) -- drive 0 502 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'J6H1' has 256 MB (serial number 0x1C1F006A)
Slot 'J6H2' is Empty
Slot 'J6J1' has 256 MB (serial number 0x1C1F003D)
Slot 'J6J2' is Empty
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c: (NTFS on drive 0) 155.51 GB 57.94 GB free
d: (FAT32 on drive 0) 4.51 GB 1.80 GB free

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Marks a disabled account; Marks a locked account HP Deskjet 3840 Series on USB001

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Secondary IDE Channel [Controller] Intel® 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family [Display adapter] (2x)
Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (19.1"vis, s/n HCJX809643, August 2004) (2x)
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Intel® 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 2658
Intel® 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 2659
Intel® 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 265A
Intel® 82801FB/FBM USB Universal Host Controller - 265B
Intel® 82801FB/FBM USB2 Enhanced Host Controller - 265C Realtek High Definition Audio
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85.255.112.127
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I just want to know what would be the perfect thing to do to fix this problem. Maybe a new video card or something. Please help
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You have the exact same problem as many others. You need to buy a new video card that will run the game. Integrated intel graphics really sucks and is not meant for complex games like call of duty 2.
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yes i've read that the intel cards are really bad, but the thing i want to know is what EXACT card i should get?
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It doesnt say what available slot you have.

You need to download cpuz and tell me what it says under the mainboard tab in graphic interface.

It will say agp, pci express ect..


http://www.cpuid.org/cpuz.php
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I found out for myself, bad news. Your motherboard doesnt have an available agp or pci express slot.

You are only limited to 1 free regular pci slot which you will only be able to get up to a nvidia fx 5200 or fx 5500 which arent that fast.


Here is the video I found....

http://cnet.nytimes....7-31297819.html


The fastest card available for regular pci is the bfg 5500 oc 256 mb. It will run the game but only low to medium detail with the eye candy off. The only other option is to build a pc for gaming.


http://www.zipzoomfl...ductCode=326018

I found you the best price on that card, everywhere else it was around $130.

Edited by jrm20, 22 December 2005 - 08:17 PM.

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O man so now the game will be bad quality? Man i knew i should have bought i for the ps2. No store is buying Pc games and now im stuck with this one. But thanks for the help.

P.s How do i know which Pc games are supported with this computer. I have an emachines T5026 but i dont know which pc games to buy. any suggestions on how to find the right games?
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Also should i buy the card anyway. maybe in the future i can buy games that are compatible with the card and i can play other good games. Though i saw the video and he mentioned that 3D games are not playable and some new realeased titles.
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On the box of every pc game it has the requirements on the back of the box. Just skim through it always to make shure your pc can handle the game. Know your pc's speed the processor ghz and available memory and video card thats it..


I think you sould go ahead and get the card I listed because it will let you play your game. It will run pretty good you just wont have all the eye candy on.



In the video he was talking about the onboard graphics not being able to play newer games and he is right.

If you bought the pci fx 5500 oc it will let you play the games atleast. The onboard wont even let you get into the newer games at all... :tazz:
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the PS2 variant looks kinda crappy anyway and its not got as much content in it either. The PC versions of games are always much better than the console version.
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o ok, thanks guys. I'm buying the card then. :tazz:
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