[rescue] Elite3D Question

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Mon Jan 19 22:38:42 CST 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: Nathan Raymond <nate at portents.com>
Date: Monday, January 19, 2004 11:17 pm
Subject: Re: [rescue] Elite3D Question

> DirectX 9 features on the FX 5200 and FX 5600 are so slow that 
> Valve had
> to turn them off in their engine and go a DirectX 8 path on those two
> parts for Half Life 2, and it took Valve twice as long to optimize for
> NVIDIA as it did for them to optimize for ATI.

Am I the only one who remembers the horrors of trying to run games on an
ATI card?  GTAIII and Fly2 come to mind.  And these were released games.

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