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Help with 8400 GS card

Help with 8400 GS card

Postby yeshuas » Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:04 pm

A friend of mine son bought this card to play some game

the card is GeForce 8400 GS 512mb PCI, his computer is an emachines t 3522, with 4GB of memory...

He's tried everything i could find on the internet and on the games public forums. They are saying the average FPS is 20-40, with more being better.

He's barely getting 9FPS, and the game lags very badly
Game Over!!!!!!!!
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Re: Help with 8400 GS card

Postby shreader » Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:26 pm

What size is the PS in that thing?

If its 300W it may be underpowered.
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Re: Help with 8400 GS card

Postby yeshuas » Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:28 pm

shreader wrote:What size is the PS in that thing?

If its 300W it may be underpowered.

Rats another question I forgot to ask after getting his email about the card :lol: and a good point
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Re: Help with 8400 GS card

Postby shreader » Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:35 pm

I just looked up the PS over here

Looke like it has a: Power Supply: PS, 300 Watt

He may need more power for his new card.
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Re: Help with 8400 GS card

Postby imnuts » Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:01 pm

It probably has slower memory than most desktop systems that card would be put into as well as the processor not being as quick with calculations.
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Re: Help with 8400 GS card

Postby NT50 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:02 pm

Depending on his game, there may also be some tweaks he can do such as in COD4. I play COD4 with several config tweaks and IF I want to I can crank almost 500 fps. I limit mine to 125 so I can get a steady 125. the naked eye cna not see over 60 anyway.
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