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I have dead space on pc and it was working recently. I tried to play it today and it says "Your graphics card does not meet dead spaces minimum requirements" Well I have an ATI Radeon 4870XT 1GB which is more that sufficient! tried reinstalling the game and the device drivers and the only game affected is dead space! What to do!!!

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When you upgraded your video card, did you also make sure that you were not going over the limit of availible power from your power supply. Once in a while a computer will either tell you that you cant use the computer because it doesnt meet requirements or it just will boot up then shut down immediatly Also, make sure that all drivers are current for both motherboard and video card. I find it best to have both installed before physically installing a new video card.

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