Trying to play nfs pro sport

By codez13579
Nov 23, 2007
  1. hi i am tryin to play nfs pro street on my pc and i beleive my graphic cards is too slow to run the game. the game starts up fine. the introduction to the game runs well, but when its time to actually play the game the game slows down dramatically almost to a stall. do i have to get a new graphics card or change the settings on my current car? what is a good graphics card to run nfs pro street. i have an Asus Intel 875p Chipset P4C800-E Deluxe, intel p4 3.0, and a nvidia geforce 5200.

    Is the EVGA 512-A8-N559 GeForce 7600GT 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 8X or ATI - RADEON X1050 256MB DDR AGP Graphics Card any good? what cards do you recommend? the game specs for nfs pro street are: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista, 2.8 GHz processor (3.0 GHz for Vista), 512 MB of system RAM (1 GB for Vista), 8.1 GB of free disk space, 128 MB graphics card with DirectX 9.0 Shader 2.0 support (nVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 / ATI Radeon 9500 or better), 8x DVD drive, 512 Kbps for online play, keyboard and mouse.

    although, i have an 5200 128mb its a 64-bit. do i just need to update the drivers or opt out for a new card?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    You are going to need a better video card... Shader 3 might be necessary
  3. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    GeForce 6 series cards are quite good if you go near the top end like the 6800 and more, but the best agp card at the mo is the GeForce 7950GT (or GX2 if you can find one), and unless they make 8 series cards agp, which i don't really see happening but you never know, then this is probably going to stay the best agp card
  4. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    i saw a deal on newegg for a sapphire radeon hd 2600 pro for $94.99. Spec are:512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card. Would this work on my mobo (asus p4c 800e deluxe). will i be able to play nfs pro street? what other games would i be able to play?
  5. Teranius

    Teranius TS Rookie Posts: 115

    should work, though im not going to specify on the quality of gameplay seeing as i have no experience with that specific card
  6. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    which card would u recommend for my system
  7. Teranius

    Teranius TS Rookie Posts: 115

    like daveskater said, try for the 7950gt. if you cant find it try to stay in the 7 series
  8. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    i also see that there is an nvidia card on new egg: EVGA 256-A8-N542-T2 GeForce 7600GS 256MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X Video Card. is this card better. i am tryin to keep under $100.00
  9. Teranius

    Teranius TS Rookie Posts: 115

  10. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    thnx. i guess the 2600xt is the better card. 2600pro is a good card too but i think the xt is the best. as for the 7 series geforce cards the radeon beats them according to that website. thanks again. the 2600xt is $115
  11. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    question: how is the SAPPHIRE 100219L Radeon HD 2600XT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card better than the SAPPHIRE 100217L Radeon HD 2600PRO 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card
  12. boycina

    boycina TS Rookie

    Have you review the compatible graphic cards for NFS Prostreet..? Best recommended using GeForce 8 Series. Try this graphic card to play this 7gb+ worth of space and it was so smooth.
  13. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    without looking into it i think the first card betters the second one because it has GDDR3 memory instead of GDDR2. it's not always the amount of memory, it's the speed that it operates at that's most important

    to get a better gaming experience you will want to try and get a card with 256-bit or better memory because it will be able to keep up with the game better, all the cards you have mentioned so far are 128-bit. if you can't find one that's not 128-bit within your budget then that's fair enough :)
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