Originally Posted by JasonPC
Even in dx9?
Yes. Sure, it did trail behind the 9800XT a bit... but not so much so that those early DX9 games were vertually unplayable. FarCry had the worst performance- with all in-game options maxed, 2xAA, 8xAF, vsync+tb I was limited to playing at 800x600. But, it literally stayed pegged at 30fps. Very playable for that game IMO. Never did it jump above 30, never below. Literally was continually pegged at 30 the entire game. So I was happy.
With HL2 the only resolution it chugged on was 1600x1200, if I recall correctly. CoD was a breeze.