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Windows 7: My experience with an 8400 GS

06 Nov 2014   #1
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 
My experience with an 8400 GS

Okay so I've just received this video card for free and tried running some old games. I ran GTA San Andreas with this settings:

View Distance = 100 (Maximized)
Frame Limiter = OFF
Visual FX Quality = Low
Anti-Aliasing = OFF
Resolution: 1024 x 768

And the video card surprisingly ran the game with a horrible frame-rate which is 35-90 FPS.

The specs of the card:



It was no surprise that the card that I recieved for free is a 1st revision of the 8400 GS (2nd revision boasts a G98GS Chip while the 3rd uses GT218 that is found in GeForce 210.).

There you have it guys. I don't know how it made to the market if this card couldn't even handle a 2005 game


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07 Nov 2014   #2
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

It's a really low end card. It's like a $30 card. In the UK it's less than £20. Those kind of cards are usually just used for basic stuff perhaps when onboard graphics is not available on a budget system or if you need a HDMI out for watching vids on a TV or something when the motherboard doesn't have HDMI. I certainly would not suggest or recommend a card like that for any kind of decent gaming. Looks like it was first released in 2007 so an old card too.
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07 Nov 2014   #3
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I'm happy with it's HTPC performance though, no hiccups at 1080P not like the HD 5450 that I had (I sold it, it sucks)
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08 Nov 2014   #4
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

35-90 stated as a horrible frame rate, you trolling?

15 is a horrible frame rate, 30+ is not.

8400GS and 5450 are both bare bones cards not meant for any gaming rig whatsoever.
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