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im currently using my moms computer for gaming and game development, and these are the specs: 386 SDRAM 40gb harddrive 1.8 ghz Raedon 7500 (64mb) vid card onboard sound card (dont really care) Pentium 4 my dad is donating a computer with different specs for my own work station we are setting up for me, these are the specs: 386 ram 2 10gb hard drives (going to by a 450 for it.) 1000 mhz GeForce2 mx400 (is this a 64mb card?) and a nice sound card (i dont know what it is). pentium 3 my question is, will my games get a large performance hit because im on a slightly slower computer with a different card? i play games like unreal tournament and quake 3, would there be a huge performance hit? ---------------------- i code therefore i am. Aero DX - Coming to a bored Monitor near you!

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You will definately get a performance hit with that downgrade. You will probably have to run those games at lower resolutions with some of the eye-candy turned off. But if you can bear to lose some of the quality they will still be playable.

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Stick with the Pentium 4.

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unreal tournament and quake 3 are old, they run extremely fast in 1600*1200 and highest details even on my 500MHz machine, so i dont think you will experience differences with those two or similar games

Edit: and to add, that is on a Voodoo3 (only 16MB)




[edited by - burning_ice on May 3, 2003 7:40:18 PM]

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the gf2mx will shit all over the r7500

swap them round and take the p4

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If the geforce 2 mx is like the gts, get that. The geforce 2 gts is very cool. It has 4x antialiasing and anisotropic filtering in realtime, and it''s very fast. Still outdated, but very cool.

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