Join Date: Nov 2011
I've never played PC games before always on console. I didn't like PC games because I had to sit in an uncomfortable chair in front of a measly 27" screen using a keyboard. Now I know its different. I just saw some videos on YouTube of real life cars I like on GTA4. I was amazed.
I have a desktop computer but know its useless because I can't hook it up to my bigger LED tv. I also now know I can use a Xbox type controller on a PC but this as much as I know about this.
Am I able to install a hdmi out on my desktop thats 3 years old or should I buy a new one? If new what are the qualifications that it needs to run GTA4 w/o breaking the bank? What controller do you recommend and how hard is it to add the cars into the game? Is it simple? All input appreciated, thanks!
Join Date: Jul 2011
If your video card has DVI output instead of HDMI, you could just get a DVI-to-HDMI converter.
DVI plugs look like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Visual_Interface
My humble GTA4 realism scripts:
Arrest Warrant — notoriety system with cop alert meters
Bank Account — store money at ATMs and earn interest
Deadly Wrecks — car wrecks hurt, seatbelt helps
Weapon Weight — weapons and ammo slow you down
Weapon Storage — store weapons & ammo in safehouses
Real Reload — more realistic reload model for guns
Hide Radar — hide the radar & health bars for HUD-free gameplay
Q6600 @ 3.0GHz || 4GB DDR3 1333 RAM || GeForce GTX 570 1.25GB
24" LCD @ 1920x1200 || Windows 7 Professional x64 || GTA4 v22.214.171.124
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