Playing ET:QW

So the ET:QW beta is finally out & it looks reasonably playable. But my pcs fairly old 'n I'm lagging to shit. Any idea on the cheapest way to upgrade my pc to make this playable?

NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
Pentium 4 CPU 2.8
510MB ram

Price is a semi-issue, value > *
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link pl0x
More ram, cheapest single way to get more fps for you!
Cheap way of telling you already have the beta, fuck you:P
BETTER VIDEO CARD FOR SURE
And maybe more memory like 256mb.
i doesent got much better myself.
AMD athlon xp3200+
NVIDIA GeForce fx5500
512mb DDR
Definatly more ram.. simplest solution, doesnt need anything to be replaced, and more ram is allways good :)
YOU WANNA RAM WITH HIM?
another gfx & more ram
Buy a whole new pc... no use to upgrade this system, its too old.
Hardware in these days is cheap, ddr2 = cheap, dual core (or x2) processors are cheap so... buy a new pc. 500 euro's and you're done.
lol my pc cost 1050 euro's so far, and still upgrading like every month.
Parent
ur parents must got loads of money then i see.
Parent
saved up most of the money myself, and my dad gave me some extra for my birthday.
Parent
that's cheap, mine cost way over 2500e half a year ago


but it's true u can get a good pc for 500e
Parent
i actually only had 1050 euro's to spend, if i would've had more i would've buyed other/more parts.

gonna get a new version of windows and a new sound card next month, after that i'm going for 2 gig of ram:D

then a headset, then a new videocard etcetera etcetera
Parent
omg i was able to vote twice this one fucked up poll
You need a whole new PC, simple as that.
i think i will need to buy a new one aswell then ^^.

Intel Celeron 1.7 ghz
Geforce 6200
768 MB ram
80 GB
Parent
Err, yes you will :P
Parent
for 500 € you can get a descent computer ?
Parent
I'm not up to date on hardware at the moment, you'd have to ask someone who is, sorry.
Parent
Cooler Master pc case Centurion 5, Blue, Black € 52,22
Cooler Master RS-550-ACLY Real Power, 550 Watt, Retail € 111,30
Intel Core 2 Duo,Boxed, E6750, Socket 775 € 182,87
Kingston KVR667D2E5K2/1G, 1024 MB, DDR2, PC5300, 667 MHz € 39,44
Western Digital AV,7200RPM, SATA II, 8MB, 160GB € 51,28
Asus P5B-VM DO, Retail € 109,65
Asus EN8500GT SILENT/HTD/512M,DDR2, PCI Express x16, 512MB € 102,58

total: € 649,34 (www.azerty.nl)



Relatively cheap, save up on RAM memory so you can buy a better GFX card, it's what i did to.
But for the motherboard and processor, get something you'll be able to use for over 2 years or so.
Parent
If you have to buy your pc now, it will be :

OCZ GameXStream OCZ600GXSSLI, 600 Watt, Retail€ 99,41
Asus P5N-E SLI, Retail € 109,41
Intel Core 2 Duo, E6420, 2.13 GHz, Boxed € 165,72
G.Skill F2-6400PHU2-2GBHZ, 2048 MB, DDR2, PC6400, 800 MHz, 2 x 1go (micron chips) € 117,36
MSI NX8600GT-T2D256E-OC, 256 MB, DDR3, PCI Express x16 € 129,13

621,03 € (www.azerty.nl)

You have to re-use your old tower + old hd

procc overclockability ~3,2 Ghz

But if you can wait end of jully for the last conroe update (E6850 for the win !)

btw : E6750 = preorder, it will comes this summer (end of jully, realy soon !)
Parent
Bah :v

Gets even more confusing
Parent
ok, now lend me your key so I can at least see will it run on my pc :[








please
Minimum Required

CPU: Intel® Pentium® 4 3.2 Ghz or AMD® Athlon™ XP 3200+ processor
RAM: 1GB RAM
VIDEO CARD: 128MB NVIDIA® Geforce™ 6600GT or ATI® Radeon® X800 (full list of supported chipsets below)
SOUND CARD: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
HDD SPACE: 950MB of free hard drive space, plus 700MB for Windows swap file
INTERNET: Broadband connection and service required for full gameplay and downloads. Features may change without notice.

Got 3500+ with 6600GT AGB RAM, yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, I passed !!!
thats for the Beta.. they require often more things then the whole version
Parent
I'll change my config during the summer so nP :p

Core2Duo E6700 , 8800 GTX 768Mo, 4GBRAM

Think it will be enough for the game, or not x)
Parent
dont play QW, save ET scene
New GFX at first, FX series is the worst geforce serie. I have had FX5600 end of May and now I have GF 6600G6 256MB RAM. Can't really describe how difference is big.
8500 GT = 75€
2gb OCZ DDR2-800 = 99€
Most important for memory is the chips used, best chips at the moment is micron
http://ramlist.infinityx.nl/ddr2/
Parent
ye don't think i don't remember you insulting me yesterday bitch
does et:qw need more gfx power compared to ET?

if yes u should buy a new gfx, but I don't know if it's any use for such an old system..
minimum you need is an amd 3500+ 1 go ram + 7600 gt

good config for it will be an intel E6600 (2,4 Ghz) + 2 go ddr2 + 8600 gt

best config will come this summer with the E6850 (3 Ghz) + 2go ddr2 + 8800 gts 320 mb
Parent
so it should run smoothly on my E6700 2gb ddr2 and 7900GT top?
Parent
Yes easily !
Parent
not to help anymore
need a fully new pc
c2d E4300 68 paunds
8600gt 77 paunds
2gb 6400 ram - 77 paunds
random p35 or 965 mobo - 70 paunds

290~ paunds

overclockers.co.uk ( random uk webshop)


upgrading your shit is useless

vuala
Wait until the end of july, the Intel processor prices wil drop with 10% to 50%!! Because there's a new line of Intel processor is comming. Also DDR3 wil get more "normal" so the DDR2 memory prices will drop allot! gl hf
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