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Old 03-07-04, 12:02 PM   #1
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Default Why do all the new games lock-up on me?

I downloaded the Far Cry and Colin McRae Rally 04 demos. Far Cry locks-up when I just enter the game menu (where you select Options and all) and Colin locks-ups while loading the game. Why? All the older games work fine. I know I computer is crap and all, but the games should atleast run.
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Old 03-07-04, 02:09 PM   #2
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"Try cat 3.7 drivers" ®
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Old 03-07-04, 03:12 PM   #3
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its probably your card. newer games arent Q&A'd on such old cards.
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Old 03-07-04, 07:19 PM   #4
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it's the vidcard, kain... dang, d00d, time to step up to at least a GF3!!

oh, and I marked it on my calendar... today kain started a thread that WASN'T a poll.
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Old 03-08-04, 08:23 PM   #5
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I would sugest a radeon 8500/9200 plus because its still available to buy... has a nice 128 and will still be suported by ati with newer drivers that increase the quality of the card
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in my opinion anyways
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Old 03-09-04, 06:20 AM   #7
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By the way, UT2004 works perfectly.
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Old 03-09-04, 07:11 AM   #8
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By the way, UT2004 works perfectly.
That's expected because it's based on an "older" engine. There's nothing terribly new about UT2004 when compared to 2003.
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Old 03-09-04, 10:35 AM   #9
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So it's the hardware and not the drivers, right?
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Old 03-12-04, 10:01 AM   #10
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The developers just don't like you, they are out to get you. I should know because they are also out to get me, and they have already sent exploding ninja monkeys to my house now the dang things won't leave.

But seriously I think it is your hardware.
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Old 03-12-04, 10:21 AM   #11
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Shorten your sig, dude. Mods no likey the long sigs.
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Old 03-12-04, 10:40 AM   #12
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I'd suggest a new Video card. That card is Org radeon, right? Well, for "$50-100" you can get a video card that WONT lock up and be better anyways..
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