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arma 2 demo Error: Shadder model 2 not supported anymore


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#1 drakolov

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 07:24

whenever i try to start the demo i get an error message
Error: Shadder model 2 not supported anymore
how do i fix this
i have a Geforce 5900XT card

Edited by drakolov, 03 July 2009 - 07:41.


#2 .kju -PvPscene-

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 07:42

too old GPU



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#3 Dwarden

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 07:58

you need obtain newer videocard supporting Shader Model 3

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#4 TechnoTerrorist303

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 08:04

all of the above. Your graphics card is waaaaaaaaaay too old to run this game.
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#5 Arrowhead

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 08:33

Sorry for being blunt. But that video card was an utter failure the day it came out which was about six years ago. It was the only generation where I was forced to go with ATI. I shudder to think what the rest of your system specs look like. Regardless, I'd advise you consider a serious upgrade if you're interested in playing Arma 2 with a decent frame rate in the near future.

#6 Dimitri_Harkov

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 08:50

In fact, upgrading for ArmA II can be quite cheap.

I have a Q6600, 3 GB DDR2 RAM and an ATI 4850 and can run everything smoothly with all settings on high at 1600x1200.

This system is very affordable and more than enough for ArmA II.

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#7 drakolov

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 16:47

damn
i guess my card is too 2005
didnt think it would be absoulete so quickly
how much does a card that can run this game cost on average

#8 rstratton

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 16:51

a gtx 260 216 core model is about 180$ give or take bt its gonna take alot more money than that to play arma 2 smoothly.

#9 TechnoTerrorist303

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Posted 03 July 2009 - 18:30

yep, you'll need a pci-e graphics capable motherboard for a start.
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