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Old 01-03-2005, 09:04 AM  
Archie F. Swin Archie F. Swin is offline
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PC video game question

My daughter got the game Zoo Tycoon 2 for Christmas. Turns out it's a big hit for the whole family. Here's our problem, things run smoothly when you begin to builld your zoo, but as your layout gains some size, the computer/game slows down. I got half way through a "medium" zoo and damn near locked 'er up. The response to mouse clicks was coming some 15-25 seconds later. I have a feeling the game may be too graphically demanding for our PC.

What kind of "go-fast parts" do I need for my computer?
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Old 01-03-2005, 09:06 AM   #2
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Video card. Some more memory wouldn't hurt either.

Also, try lowering the graphic detail in the game.
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Old 01-03-2005, 09:07 AM   #3
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A good AGP video card.

ATI Radeon 9700 & up
nVidia FX 5600 and up

You may also wish to add more system memory. I recommend 1GB, minimum.

Check prices at http://www.pricewatch.com/

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Old 01-03-2005, 09:11 AM   #4
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Throw your computer out the window and go buy a new one. Hope that helps.
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Old 01-03-2005, 09:21 AM   #5
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Also, try lowering the graphic detail in the game.
Is that something you do out of the game or an in game option?
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Old 01-03-2005, 09:21 AM   #6
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Is that something you do out of the game or an in game option?
Probably an in game option.
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