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huggy87
03-06-2004, 11:48 AM
Which would boost my IL2FB performance more?

I would like to keep it under $300 for an upgrade.

Currently I have a Dell P4 1.8GHZ, 256 MB Ram, and geforce3 TI4200. I haven't done any updates since I bought it 2 1/2 years ago.

Thanks, Huggy

huggy87
03-06-2004, 11:48 AM
Which would boost my IL2FB performance more?

I would like to keep it under $300 for an upgrade.

Currently I have a Dell P4 1.8GHZ, 256 MB Ram, and geforce3 TI4200. I haven't done any updates since I bought it 2 1/2 years ago.

Thanks, Huggy

rpkiller
03-06-2004, 11:50 AM
RAM principally, though for $300 you could get an extra 512 MB RAM & a decent video card (ATI 9600XT)

rp

Gr8fighterpilot
03-06-2004, 12:10 PM
^ I would agree with that. 512mb of ram is really a MINIMUM for this game to not get HUGE ram stutters, and a video card upgrade would help you out as well although maybe not as noticably as a gig of ram hehe.

VW-IceFire
03-06-2004, 12:13 PM
Video card for better frames per second and improved image quality. RAM for less stutter, smoother play, and quicker loading times.

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horseback
03-06-2004, 12:52 PM
I'd definitely go with RAM if I were you. I have a Ti4200 8X AGP with 256Mb video RAM, and it hums along quite nicely with 1Gb of RAM in the motherboard. However, I have started saving my pennies for a new CPU and the next generation of video card some time next year.

Mmmm, a 3GHz+ processor and a 16X AGP with 1/2 Gb video RAM....

cheers

horseback

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Maple_Tiger
03-06-2004, 12:55 PM
You should be able to get one stick of PC2700( 512mb ram) for about 120 dallers cdn. After tax's you should have like 150 dallers left mayby.

If i where you i would then buy a 9700 pro.

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horseback
03-06-2004, 01:04 PM
Hey Maple. What's a daller worth in Real Money these days? Is that Canuck slang for beaverskins or something?

cheers

horseback

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huggy87
03-06-2004, 01:07 PM
Thanks all,
I think I will upgrade my Ram first. The game stutters on bigger missions.

Cheers Huggy