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Old 06-19-08, 12:52 AM   #4
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Default Re: Spore incompatible with FX5200?

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Originally Posted by taosaur View Post
I just downloaded the Spore trial, and it no work. The earliest compatible card is 5700. Does anyone know what limitation of the 5200 is causing this problem?

I don't much expect a compatibility solution, I'm just wondering why the line is drawn at the 5700.
The 5200 the budget card, sporting 2 pipelines. The 5700 was the improved 5600, with 4 rendering pipelines. However, it's a more optimized design, so actual performance is way more than 2x over the 5200.
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