I have a - Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS 256MB can I able to play OBLIVION

It doesn't have to be max graphics, I just want to know if I'll be able to play Oblivion, and what specs (what resulution etc.) can I set the game so it'll run more or less smoothly..

My computer hardware:

Intel core 2 duo E4400 2.0Ghz 2MB Cache s775 800Mhz

Motherboard: Asus p5b(775 Conroe, Intel p965, DDRII 800, PCI-E, HDAudio, GBL)

Kingston HyperX 1GB DDR II 800 (two of them, so its 2 GB DDR II total)

Gigabyte 8400GS 256MB (the weekest thing in my Comp...)

My friend told me to check TomsHardware's VGA chart, but my beloved 8400 isn't even in the chart, so you can understand that right now I'm a little bit panicing...

Please help!
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  1. Yes you can, I have no experience with this card, so I don't know how well it will run, but I know it will.
  2. "computer says no"

    haha you can probably play inside at around 25 fps

    but outside will be like watching a slideshow
  3. the low/mid range dx10 cards out right now are unfortunately not very good. You would of probably got some better performance out of getting a older gen card...You can probably play the game but I would recommend low resolutions and low settings...and I mean low...
  4. Nope you won't be able to. Maybe if (AND THAT'S A BIIIIIIG IF) you used the www.oldblivion.com mods you might stand a chance, but there are no guarantees since the 8400GS is even weaker than the 8500GT (Is that even legal?)

    And the worst part is that you have a pretty damn decent computer that could run any present and upcoming game except for the graphics card.
  5. it will run, not looking very nicely, but it will run. It runs on my P4 2.4 ghz, 512 mb ram and 9600 pro. So it will run.
  6. Thanks guys...

    I'll get Oblivion this evening or tommorow...so I'll have an answer in about two days...

    thanks for helping out in such a short notice
  7. oh yeah, and oblivion is probably the game you will get the best performance/IQ since the shader intensive way it is made, it is the only game 8600's run competitivly, and I would imagine the same would apply with the 8400's
  8. IT use to run on my 6800gt , 1 gig ram p43.0ghz @1280 x 1024 machine very well.
  9. yeah but even nvidia admits that the 8400 is only 3.8 x the power of integrated graphics, INTEGRATED GRAPHICS! and thats on the nvidia website, so halve that and then your accurate
  10. yes it will badlt.i ran oblivion on a 6600le.sis
  11. I play Oblivion ElderScrols IV whith my Nvidia Xfx GeForce 8400 GS, of corse you can play to, but you nead to Put the Chadows a stuf like that in minimum and you can raise the Resolucion, like myne 1200 X 1024

    Play Hard,
  12. http://www.bethsoft.com/bgsforums/index.php?showtopic=797401&hl=rankings

    You're card is "medium" according to this old list compiled by someone on their website. At best you can run medium settings on a low resolution like 1024x768. Do yourself a favor and get an HD 4670 at least. The difference would be like night and day (plus they're cheap).
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