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Need some gaming/graphics card help in here!

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December 30, 2011 8:43:58 PM

Not sure I understand where there is a problem. I went on "Can you run it" to see if I can run a game on my PC. Everything passed except the video card. Below is the output comparing the requirement vs. what I currently have. I'm not an expert by any means on this, but I'm having a hard time seeing where there is a problem. Any help is much appreciated! Thanks! ~Andrea :love: 


Minimum: ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT 512MB VRAM (NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT)

You Have: GeForce 9100


Required

Video RAM: 512 MB
Pixel Shader version: 3.0
Vertex Shader version: 3.0

You Have

Video RAM: 2.9 GB
Pixel Shader version: 4.0
Vertex Shader version: 4.0












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December 30, 2011 8:48:47 PM

you have a much worse graphics card. the the first number is the generation the second number is the performance level

so 8600 would be 8th generation with a 6 performance

9100 would be 9th generation 1 performance
(relatively speaking as they aren't actually the 8th or 9th generation)

generally 1 generation makes for 1 performance gain so 9100 ~ 8200 give or take

also the gpu is the single most important part of can you run it, if you don't pass on anything and pass on the gpu, chances are you can still run it.
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