I need help with video card recognition


G

Guest

I'm trying to play Rome total war and in one of the loading screens it
redirects me to my desktop. The game calls for 3D accelerated video cards
such as ATI Radeon and all Nvidia GeForce 3 and higher. I went to the dxdiag
that I saw in a different post and mine says manufctrd by VIA/S3G Graphics,
specifically I have the VIA/S3G Unichrome IGP. Does anyone know what I need
to do now to play the game? Do I need to download something or buy
something? Also, I took the cover off my tower, but if I have to plug a new
card in, how do I know which recepticle is for the video card? I hope you
forgive me for not being familiar with the inner workings of PCs.

Thank you in advance,
Baron
 
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J

Jimmy S.

Hi Baron,

You'll need a 64MB Video card to play Total War. Either nVidia
or ATI are safe choices as games are tested using those products.
You can have the shop install the card at the time of purchase, or
study http://ati.com/support/manualpdf/Getting_Startedx800.pdf

I hope that helps! :)

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