> Let me clarify Smit's clarification: any Nvidia 8-series or better and any AMD 2xxx > or better will run the effects, it's just a matter of how slowly. An 8800GT (or AMD > 2800) is the baseline for good performance with common settings.
It sucks, I'm hamstrung by my AGP slot. As far as I can tell, the GeForce 6200 I have is about the best I can do. Upgrading means doing the whole works, probably up to and including the power supply.