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Help with Comp Games

by darksnake23 / August 25, 2011 1:20 PM PDT

Alright my comp isnt that bad but the video card sucks.. i am able to play some games on here i just was wondering if anyone had a more extensive list or just some good games my comp can play... P.S. video cards so bad cannot play COD2 on lowest everything.
here is Specs:
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+

CPU Speed

2.0 GHz Performance Rated at: 4 GHz

1.4 GB

Minimum:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit
Video Card

GeForce 6100 nForce 405
Video RAM

570.3 MB

Hardware T&L

Pixel Shader version



Vertex Shader version



Sound Card

High Definition Audio Device
Free Disk Space

Minimum: 159.9 GB
Really appreciate help... If anyone wants to help help in anyway youi can... advice, games, anything... Ty in advance

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by ReviverSoft / August 27, 2011 1:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Help with Comp Games
GeForce 6100 nForce 405

This isn't a discrete video card but the onboard graphics chipset on your motherboard. To be honest, the 6100 is a pretty old chipset and weak in comparison to the current offerings. I would suggest looking up games launched before 2008.

BTW, you can get the latest drivers from here.

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Thanks for the link to Nvidia.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 27, 2011 2:18 AM PDT
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It didn't come up the time I looked and thanks for a "maker's" link. Sometimes folk put them on Rapidshare and the mods delete those.

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by darksnake23 / August 27, 2011 5:41 AM PDT
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I was trying to see if anyone knew of some games i could play... also you said all games before 2008 well i tried playing COd 2... very old game and it lagged as if it was MW3. So if anyone knows of some good games that i might have a chance to play do tell.
also if i can play some games before 2008 the only genre i cannot seem to play is shooters... idk if its my ram or my video card

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I'm thinking the Doom and Quake series should be OK.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 27, 2011 7:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Well
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by darksnake23 / August 27, 2011 8:52 AM PDT

I may try Unreal but quake and doom are too old school.. I like the new gen games but my comp is too bad for that...
any more suggestions?

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Sorry but we can try "popping the hood"!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 27, 2011 11:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Ahhh

Read 7723-6122_102-510824.html and see where we removed some conflict and overlap and got some speed back.


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by darksnake23 / August 29, 2011 8:15 AM PDT

Just read that and still have no clue what im doing... I went to my Nvidia control panel and made it so it goes on performance instead of quality

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The linked discussion is
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 29, 2011 9:12 AM PDT
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About getting someone to read your log file to see if there is overlap or conflicts.

Not everyone can do that reading but it's something I use from time to time to sniff out such issues.

As to the nvidia control panel, I find that to be a dead end. The default settings are usually fine.

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by darksnake23 / August 29, 2011 9:38 AM PDT

So i Download the program on that link and post my log???

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 29, 2011 9:45 AM PDT
In reply to: Ok

First you find someone to read it. You have an example discussion to work with. You could look at this log and research each item.

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by darksnake23 / August 29, 2011 10:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Almost.

How am i supposed to get the items on the list copied it tried to make a new notepad and i said yes but it still didnt do it...

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Usually that's caused by protection software.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 29, 2011 10:09 AM PDT
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It's a shame software makers do that. Why not save it to some file, open the file?

Here's the deal. For me to work with you on this I want you to apply yourself to the task. That is, use your skills and think it over. If make a new notepad fails, what other options?

This is like me helping change the flat tire. I can't do it all.

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by darksnake23 / August 29, 2011 10:15 AM PDT

Got it to work had to run as administrator thanks anyway and thanks for all the help..

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Sorry but what make and model is this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 1:38 PM PDT
In reply to: Help with Comp Games

"GeForce 6100 nForce 405"

I didn't find drivers for 7 for that. But a friend had me install XP on something similar.

Only took it all day. They had been at it for over a month. PITA.

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