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Heavyd
12-28-03, 04:39 PM
Is there anyway to run Deus Ex 2 without using pixels shaders since my geforce 4 mx doesn't support it?

saturnotaku
12-28-03, 04:59 PM
When the game detects no hardware support for a feature, it should disable it automatically.

-=DVS=-
12-28-03, 05:01 PM
Game doesn't even start if your card have no Pixel Shader support saturnotaku .

jAkUp
12-28-03, 08:10 PM
sorry heavy, the game needs a ps 2.0 card to be able to run. The game uses pixel shader 2.0, therefore it needs a card that supports it.

RAY16
12-28-03, 08:16 PM
Originally posted by jAkUp
sorry heavy, the game needs a ps 2.0 card to be able to run. The game uses pixel shader 2.0, therefore it needs a card that supports it.

Actually, It requires PS 1.1. But maybe my GeForce 3 has evolved somehow to support PS 2.0.

Heavyd:
You could try running the game with 3D Analyze but if it "works" there will be some major graphical bugs.

http://www.tommti-systems.de/go.html?http://www.tommti-systems.de/main-Dateien/files.html

jAkUp
12-28-03, 10:49 PM
lol sorry, yea your right, ps 1.1 it requires... damn what am i thining

Edge
12-29-03, 01:08 AM
You can use 3d Analise to emulate pixel shaders, allowing the game to run, but it will run very slow and look bad. But hey, I played through DX1 at 4 FPS, so if you're dedicated to getting it to work you have an option.

NAZCA M12
12-29-03, 01:10 AM
Originally posted by jAkUp
lol sorry, yea your right, ps 1.1 it requires... damn what am i thining

Far Cry beta perhaps? :D

jAkUp
12-29-03, 01:18 AM
yea must be :)

DrFx
12-29-03, 01:41 PM
Man hello Dx2 for first is a totaly crappy game with ****ty textures that looks 10 year old and for second come on do your self a favor and buy a better card couse yours is a big JOKE ;-)

ragejg
12-29-03, 02:02 PM
DrFX:

:-l

Benifit the thread or move along. Please and thank you.

ragejg
12-29-03, 02:04 PM
bla bla bla ranting at DrFx

...ok, ok, not this time... just be careful please, 2 sophomoric blastings in one post causes me to get violent.

DrFx
12-29-03, 02:10 PM
Hey take it easy heh..I dident mean to sound like a prick, I just wanted to help out a little bit!

Sorry if im sounded like an idiot :-)

ragejg
12-29-03, 02:15 PM
it's ok... sorry for bein so hair-trigger... Shoulda checked your posts out to see that you're not quite as bad as that post made you look :p

DrFx
12-29-03, 02:41 PM
Thanx!

But your right ..my post dident sound nice indeed!

Annyway Happy New Year fellow Gamers :)

Rob_0126
12-29-03, 04:41 PM
And on a more helpful side ;), If you want a nice performance increase, and able to play todays games, with some of the pretty's on, get a G4 Ti 4200 for round $50-70.

Robert

Smokey
12-29-03, 05:32 PM
Originally posted by Heavyd
Is there anyway to run Deus Ex 2 without using pixels shaders since my geforce 4 mx doesn't support it?

Just out of interest, what are your other system specs?

Heavyd
12-30-03, 06:24 PM
My Systems specs are:

AMD Althon 750mhz
512mb PC133
Geforce 4 MX
20 gig Maxtor 7200
Asus K7V Slot A
Onboard Via sound (The Sh!ttest ever)
LG 52x Cd drive
Mitsumi 4x4x24x Burner
Windows Xp Service pack 1

Laugh at me and ill hunt you down

Anyways I played and beaten the game on my bro 2.4ghz but still its pretty slow. Ill just play Deus Ex 1.. I think this will my 10th time. Ill think Realistic this time insted of Hard and Unatco ruins is the coolest ever

Heavyd
12-30-03, 06:26 PM
And where the hell can you find a Ti4200. Man if i found one it would be mine in a second..... you know right after take out the cash a give to him/her.

Nephilim
12-30-03, 07:16 PM
Originally posted by Heavyd
And where the hell can you find a Ti4200. Man if i found one it would be mine in a second.....

Dude, www.pricewatch.com

Smokey
12-30-03, 07:50 PM
Originally posted by Heavyd
My Systems specs are:

AMD Althon 750mhz
512mb PC133
Geforce 4 MX
20 gig Maxtor 7200
Asus K7V Slot A
Onboard Via sound (The Sh!ttest ever)
LG 52x Cd drive
Mitsumi 4x4x24x Burner
Windows Xp Service pack 1

Laugh at me and ill hunt you down

Anyways I played and beaten the game on my bro 2.4ghz but still its pretty slow. Ill just play Deus Ex 1.. I think this will my 10th time. Ill think Realistic this time insted of Hard and Unatco ruins is the coolest ever

Thats the reason I asked, is that many have said the game runs badly, even on good pcs. I dont laugh at peoples pcs, most of us have what we can afford :) As long as people do understand that if they are running old/slow hardwre, there is a good chance that they may not be able to run the latest games.

Edge
12-31-03, 01:15 AM
Heh, after playing through Deus Ex 1 on a 200 mhz computer with a Voodoo 3, I've never thought about making fun of other people's setups. Though my current computer is starting to get to the "outdated/ancient" state too, when I was playing some U2XMP the other day and everyone was mentioning their specs, I said I had an XP1600 and one guy said "I pity you" :p
Ahh yes, just like the good old days...can't believe I actually played through half of Homeworld 1 at 640x480 on my 200 mhz computer....IN SOFTWARE MODE!

Oh, and it's not as fast as a TI4200, but for the price I really don't think you can beat this:
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduct.asp?description=14-145-042&DEPA=1
An FX5200 might not be the fastest card around, but it will run any game (granted at reduced resolution), and for $63 shipped it's a really nice card for a budget gamer. Should be a decent amount faster then your GF4MX, and it has full DX9 support so it won't be outdated for a long time (well, feature-wise, anyway). Wonder if they'll get any of those refurbished models back in...at $40 it would be cheaper then a GF3!

Rob_0126
12-31-03, 04:10 AM
Originally posted by Heavyd
My Systems specs are:

AMD Althon 750mhz
512mb PC133
Geforce 4 MX
20 gig Maxtor 7200
Asus K7V Slot A
Onboard Via sound (The Sh!ttest ever)
LG 52x Cd drive
Mitsumi 4x4x24x Burner
Windows Xp Service pack 1

Laugh at me and ill hunt you down

Anyways I played and beaten the game on my bro 2.4ghz but still its pretty slow. Ill just play Deus Ex 1.. I think this will my 10th time. Ill think Realistic this time insted of Hard and Unatco ruins is the coolest ever

hmph, looking at those specs, does your board have an agp slot?

Also, to take advantage of a G4 ti 4200, you might want to upgrade the board and cpu, and maybe the power supply.

A quality 350 watt ps should be good enough. Ask the folks here about more details on this, as Im off to work.

Robert

Heavyd
01-01-04, 07:28 PM
hmph, looking at those specs, does your board have an agp slot?

Also, to take advantage of a G4 ti 4200, you might want to upgrade the board and cpu, and maybe the power supply.

A quality 350 watt ps should be good enough. Ask the folks here about more details on this, as Im off to work.

Robert


Robert,
Of course my motherboard has a AGP slot. Its impossible to find any geforce and up that isn't an AGP card because pci can't handle the new technology and i have a 400watt power supply which is pretty useless too and plus agp been around since 98'ish and i don't think AMD Althons are that old... probably the PII and K-6 phase

Heavyd
01-01-04, 07:32 PM
That Pixel Shader emulator didn't work for me..... i got up to just before the main menu.... damn so close