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hello guys, pls help me cause i'm so confused to decide due to lack of knowledge.

1. i have pcsx2 0.9.4, 0.9.5, playground. which one should i choose ?

2. in the official guide, i should choose SSE2 but my processor support SSE3&4 , so i should choose SSE4 right ?

3. in the blog it's recommend to use 64bit OS for future anticipation, should i upgrade my xp sp3 to vista sp1 ?
does pcsx already support 64bit ? cause from i heard vista cost much memory.
does pcsx run better with directx10 than directx9 ?

4. i should just turn on the speed hack, only if it crash then i just turn it off, am i right ?

5. if it relevant, which nvidia driver version should i use? 178.24, 180.84, 181.20 or 185 beta ?
cause i think i read somewhere in this forum, that it's recommend to use 178. this one really frustating, gta 4 (PC) said to upgrade 180, other game tell to use 181 and other 185.

My Spec :
Core 2 Duo 3Ghz. GeForce 8500GT. 2 GB Ram. XP SP3.

pls help me, i'm so confused. really appreciate it. thanks ^^

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i've tried with few games such as grandia 3 (works ok but sometimes lag in video), alone in the dark (not working, 90% cpu, < 10 fps, so lag), FF XII (haven't tried it), Fatal Frame 3 (hang after starting new game, well it is not compatible).
 

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okay forget the questions above.
i decide to use pcsx playground and SSE4.
i've installed vista 64, but it said to lacking memory to run pcsx2.

is it natural to encounter video lag ? or is there configuration like i should use ZeroGS instead GSdx for Graphic Plugin ?

i tried to play atelier crisis 2 which say playable in compatibility list but i got blank screen when starting new game.
 

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hi PCXL-Fan, thanks a lot man for your replay !
i can play it now on vista more smoothly using your configuration recommendation =D

before, i am so confused of the many possibilities, like should i use graphic plugin A and sound A in pcsx version A or with graphic version B or pcsx version C and its combination. and each has its own options. and then all of that possibilities can be multiplied with the OS. and then the combination can be multiplied again with each title of game. :hdbash:

oh the memory issue in vista, i think it's because the services (i use vista manager to turn off some services and it works ^^ i'm guessing it's the windows defender).

thanks for guiding me out of the woods. :beer:
 
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