Originally Posted by memeyou
For a graphical desktop running an '08 OS you might want to cut the age of your hardware down by AT LEAST half (don't go older than 5 years?) or run an older OS with less bloat and features.
We're talking about 2D performance without 3D effects so riva should be enough to run smooth. The newest high end geforces or it's drivers are just parody when we talk about 2D performance, so I would recommend to buy Intel or Ati card.