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Windows 7: ATI Radeon HD 5450 Driver problem!

05 Nov 2012   #21


I'll get my staff to put together a comp similar to yours later today. We have lots of old parts lying around the warehouse that's not in use Atm. What are your current full spec?

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06 Nov 2012   #22

Windows 7 x86 Ultimate

MoBo: Asus P5N-D
CPU: Intel 3200 MHz 1 core, 2 logical processors; ( x64 capable; soc775 )
GPU: ATI Radeon HD 5450;
Ram: 3 GB DDR2 3x 1 Gb (2x 800mhz, 1x 553mhz)
PSU: LC-Power LC6480S Scorpio-480W
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x86
HDD: WD 40 GB Blue Caviar;
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06 Nov 2012   #23
Chalky Emultion



I tried to run Need For Speed The Run on my new Radeon HD 4870 X2 with 10.8b drivers, the game showed me that i should upate drivers, but when I clicked "OK", it stardet normally and now I'm playing it.

...Is your CPU an Intel Pentium 4?
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06 Nov 2012   #24

Windows 7 x86 Ultimate


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07 Nov 2012   #25
Chalky Emultion


Your CPU should be the problem.

NFS The Run requires at least a real dual core CPU to run. The Pentium 4 is single core with Hyperthreading technology enabled, which "add" a second logical core to your system, increasing performance by a little, but it really has only 1 Core.

I think this CPU is too weak for this game... I had issues with my Pentium 4 too running modern games.

The GPU should be OK, because it doesn't matter your driver version. The game should start even you have Catalyst 12.1, 12.2, 12.6, 11.1, 10,8 ecc...
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07 Nov 2012   #26

Windows 7 x86 Ultimate

Well, i never thought that is the problem...
I will then replace the CPU with a dual core... I had a opportunity to buy a 3.2 Dual core (second hand) and a new 3.2, obviously Pentium 4, for the same price... They told me that is better for me to buy the Pentium 4 because it is new...
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07 Nov 2012   #27
Chalky Emultion


The Pentium 4 is a really old CPU, and it provides very limited performance in today pc use.
You need a new better CPU to run these type of games. NFS The run need a discrete GPU (The Radeon HD 5450 is OK) and a discrete dual core CPU...

Socket 775 supports these Intel CPUs:

- Pentium 4 HT, which you have got;
- Pentium 4 Extreme, which are Pentium 4 extreme editions (slow as Pentium 4)
- Celeron, slower than Pentium 4
- Pentium D, which are really better than Pentium 4 since it has 2 real cores, but they are slow anyway;
- Celeron D, which are dual core, but they perform like a Pentium 4 HT I think;
- Core 2 Duo, which are good dual core processors, a lot faster than Pentium D CPUs;
- Core 2 Extreme, which are extreme editions of Core 2 Duos;
- Core 2 Quad, which are Quad-Core processor, the best for gaming on socket 775.

To play decently, you need at least a Core 2 Duo. In my second pc I have a Core 2 Duo E6300 @1.86 GHz, and my games lag a few... And I'm unable to overclock it because my motherboard is locked.
The E6300 should reach 3.2-3.4 GHz at air, performing a lot better than standard clocks.

What motherboard have you got? I can help you to choose a new CPU compatible with it.
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07 Nov 2012   #28

Windows 7 x86 Ultimate

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08 Nov 2012   #29


Yeah dorado is spot on on that. I suggest a c2d e8xxx series. Be sure to check mobo compatibility before swapping procs.
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09 Nov 2012   #30

Windows 7 x86 Ultimate

Now I'm confused ?! I borrowed Need For Speed Most Wanted 2 (the newest one! 2012.) and it works normally!!! How can that be possible When i can't play The RUN witch is older :P
I lags a little, but i can play it
Full resolution, details medium, shadows medium...
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