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#1
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/b146/HIS_HD_4670_IceQ_Native_HDMI.html

Having this card sitting around. I guess I can play Battlefield 2 multiplayer with no problems but this is the newest game I'm playing.

What is the newest game from your past experience that I could play with this card?

Thinking about building a second HTPC to replace the one I have right now.

Thank you!
 
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Ive Ran battlefield 3 with a 4670 512mb,1280x1024 and i was running about 20-35 FPS with every thing set on lowest.
 

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Ok. I know that i run BF2 multiplayer at max setting everything out on a 8600Gt 512megs at 1920X1080p with an DVI-HDMI adapter on my 32 inches TV. So i was wondering if an older setup but with that card would be better.
 
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The 4670 is no doubt faster than a 8600GT if thats what your asking.
 

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So basically if i get a good Socket 939 or 940 mobo with AGP and dump in a good dualcore i could play easily BF3 ?
 
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Bf3 is out of the question. Youd be severly cpu and gpu bound.
 

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What games then ?
FPS i prefer.
 
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Why not just buy a gaming rig instead of trying to use all this ancient hardware.
 

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Money saving and I already have most parts to do it. Unless you start giving me parts I will go with what i already have :p

So any game suggestion?
 
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I used to play many console ports on my old HD4670 AGP HTPC,most recent was Assasin's Creed Revelations. Racing games played well (Shift 2, etc). As for FPS, Crysis 2 also played reasonably well. Was paired with an E5800 and 2GB of DDR400 CL2.5 RAM:



Had it OCed to 825/1120 though. E5800 @ 3.6Ghz.
 

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I would pair it to a socket 754 up to now. Thats the only board I have for it.
 
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I'd guess you'd be severely CPU limited with that setup, the fastest 754 CPU is the 3700, not even a dual core. If you stick to <2006 games you shouldn't have any problem.
 
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L.A. Noire, all the CS games, and Just cause 2 decently. Theres quite a bit you can still play.
 
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I could try running BF3 for you but I'm using a QX6800 :p
 

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Thank you but i'm installing the setup with Win7 64bits going to try BF2 with max settings on 1080p.