My Video Card

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  1. sonic209
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    Okay so i have a 128mb NVIDIA Geforce 6150SE nForce 430 video card and i was wondering is it good enough to play games like Bioshock and if not could i overclock it?
     
  2. Renegade_R

    Renegade_R Audio/Video Expert

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    Answer to your questions.

    Yes...barely but it'll look like Doom.

    and

    I don't suggest it because of its passive cooling. Even if you did, you'll get such a tiny bit of performance boost that it's almost negligable.

    You should probably shell out $50 and get a 8500GT or something.

    Edit: Problem Solved

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814141065
     
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    is there anyway i can overclock it to atleast 256mb [​IMG]
     
  4. 13375p34k3r

    13375p34k3r GBAtemp Regular

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    I have the exact same video card as you. Let me guess your comp is a HP? Anywayz that card is the shitiest piece of crap I have ever had the displeasure to use. For the love of god please upgrade your Video Card to like a GeForce 8800 ASAP!
     
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    My mom bought this new PC and it's running on it too! can't even play TF2. Going to buy a new GPU soon.
     
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    You cannot 'overclock' it to expand the RAM...if you want, you can expand the amount of video RAM you have to go into the BIOS at startup and tell the board to give it some more RAM...mind you it'll take a nice chunk of your system memory to maintain it.

    On startup, press delete or whatever you press to enter the BIOS and look for an option that's like Video Memory or something and you should be able to expand it if it allows you to do it...if not...go buy that 8500GT dammit!
     
  7. notnarb

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    I have no idea as to why you are pushing the 8500 when a 9600 can be had for around 50 dollars (if your PSU can support it) and a 4670 for 70, giving a decent amount of future-proofing, compared to a barebones 500 series
     
  8. Gman 101

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    Yes. Get a 9600GT or HD4850. Running Bioshock on 6150 will be like a slideshow... it's worse than the Intel X3100...
     
  9. sonic209
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    i cant im broke as a joke
     
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    The plan is so solid, it CAN'T fail.
     
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    Exceeding is spelled wrong
    Also 50$ video cards aren't that good are they?
     
  12. Minox

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    Compared to a Geforce 6150 they are.
     
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    Do'h, no spell-check in Paint Shop Pro! My bad, thanks.
     
  14. 13375p34k3r

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    I agree a $20 dollar card would still be better than the GeForce 6150SE.
     
  15. Raestloz

    Raestloz GBATemp's Lone Wolf

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    GeForce 9600 GT should be sufficient, my buddy pleaded Devil May Cry 4 to slowdown, but all he got is 100fps with that crap.

    Well, accompanied by Intel Core2 Quad.

    Or, go and get that GeForce 9800 GTX [​IMG]