Odd, odd question

By boxerdemon ยท 5 replies
Jun 2, 2007
  1. Really odd, in fact.

    I'm wondering if there are any programs or if it's possible to patch/hack/edit a game to fool it into thinking that you have 128MB video cards installed. I'm running a couple of 64MB Radeons (top of the line a few years back, I'm just in college and would rather eat than buy new top of the line cards...not keen on upgrading too regularly, y'know).

    I'm convinced that I'll be able to run the game anyway, thanks to the dual over-clocked cards and my processor speed above and beyond the recommended requirements. However, I may not be able to and it's just something I'd like to fool around with.

    The game is Europa Universalis III, btw...Not all that graphics intensive to begin with.
  2. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,828   +633

    What cards in specific are you using, that and more specs about your system would be helpful, alternatively you can pick up a 128MB graphics card for way under $100.
  3. boxerdemon

    boxerdemon TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Brief rundown

    Windows XP
    Pentium4 2.4 GHZ
    512 RAM
    2X Sapphire Radeon 9000 Atlantis Pro
  4. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,828   +633

    how exactly do you have those two cards running together? unless there crossfired which is impossible with that series of card there power is not added together, let me assume ones agp and another is pci or there both pci, in either case you can only use them to add monitors not increase graphical power, i would suggest picking up a new card, i know you said you don't have much to spend but for $80 you can get a Nvidia 6200 256MB card. Just let me know if i was right about how your dual graphics cards are set up.
  5. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    You could perhaps share some system memory with the video card. Integrated graphics do this, as well as some cards made specifically for that purpose. I don't know if it's possible with your cards, however.

    As Adhmuz asked, are they in crossfire? Or are you running multiple monitors?

    Regards :)
  6. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 822

    Crossfire with non X800 or better card is impossible. And for a PC that old you can't really upgrade it.
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