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Re: Best GPU for an Athlon MP (WinXP)

in Marvin \ Video
I have done an exhaustive comparative between the top 2 chipsets for socket 462: nforce2 and KT880: https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=58242 Everything is detailed in that thread. For example at 1027*768 6600gt can achieve some form of playable performance in Far cry 1 at max settings - …

Re: Best GPU for an Athlon MP (WinXP)

in Marvin \ Video
With all due respect I think that we are not talking about the same thing. I have done a comparative between nforce2 and KT880 and using a geforce 6600gt there was no difference whatsoever between the 2 platforms in games and benchmarks however with 7800gs nforce2 came out on top! I tested the games …

Re: Best GPU for an Athlon MP (WinXP)

in Marvin \ Video
As far as I know bridged cards will work in boards with AMD760 chipset however this is true only for nvidia cards - HD4670 will not work on a board like the one you have. From personal experience the highest performance and compatible with AGP 4X boards are nvidia 7600gt/7800gs video cards. Be aware …

Re: Abit VP6 Dual p3

That is a very nice system! I also have a dual P3 1000/VP6 system that is running perfectly fine with XP. Performance is excellent for all games up to 2002 and it feels snappier than a single socket Tualatin - I know, this is blasphemy 😀 !

Re: Windows 7 Retro?

Windows 7 still has some support left in the form of the embedded version until October 14, 2024 so in my opinion it is not retro! I consider Windows 5.X and any previous version to be retro as it is very difficult to be used on the modern web but 6.X and later are not retro even if for example 7 is …

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