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omsg
03-24-2006, 07:35 PM
My friend =GB40=Manf fly in Hyperlobby with old video card.
I have GTX 7800 256 DD3. I fly with Mode PERFECT y water=3.
My friend try fly with water=3 but this water not work in PC of my friend.
What is MINIM Video Card to fly with water 3?
1) MINIM Geforce?
2) MINIM ATI?

Mt friend =GB40=Manf wait help or advise.

Best Regards!

-omsg-
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Jefe del Primer Escuadron Virtual de Paraguay: "Guarani B40"(Espa˝ol/Spanish)
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VW-IceFire
03-24-2006, 09:35 PM
1) Minimum video card from the nVidia stead that will handle Water=3 settings I believe is the GeForce 6200. It will not do it well...but it will do it.

2) No video card from ATI will do Water=3. Water=3 is a nVidia only setting as it uses a particular texture prefetch model that is not standard on DX9 SM3.0 (Shader Model 3.0) specifications. Patch 4.03 and 4.04 introduce a new Water=2 model that is nearly identical to the Water=3 but it can run on all DX9 cards.

Performance is another issue. My 9700Pro can run the Water=2 mode but it has trouble maintaing high frame rates. Its a no go for me.

omsg
03-25-2006, 07:38 PM
Who fly IL2+AEP+PF with ATI and Water=3?

S!

omsg

VW-IceFire
03-25-2006, 08:17 PM
Originally posted by omsg:
Who fly IL2+AEP+PF with ATI and Water=3?

S!

omsg
You can't. Impossible. ATI cards, even the X1800 and X1900 with full SM3.0 support under DirectX9.0c cannot do it. This is because nVidia cards have the extra texture prefetch ability that is not specified under SM3.0...but Pacific Fighters uses this feature thus Water=3 and Water=4 (available in patch 4.03m) cannot be used on ATI cards.