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#1 guku116

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 07:49 AM

ok so.. i went looking for my video card.. and i find.. THIS:

??? INTEL® EXTREME GRAPHICS 2 ??????? ??????


Report Date: 04/10/2007
Report Time[hr:mm:ss]: 14:26:13
Driver Version: 6.14.10.4497
Operating System: Windows XP* Professional, Service Pack 2 (5.1.2600)
Default Language: English
DirectX* Version: 9.0
Physical Memory: 478 MB
Minimum Graphics Memory: 32 MB
Maximum Graphics Memory: 64 MB
Graphics Memory in Use: 7 MB
Processor: x86 family 6 Model 13 Stepping 6
Processor Speed: 1596 MHZ
Vendor ID: 8086
Device ID: 3582
Device Revision: 02

.. ok now.. lest say.. i go to a game website.. it says.. minimal requirments:
Operating System Win98 / 2000 / ME / XP
CPU Pentium III 500MHz
Memory 64 MB
VGA nVidia - GeForce 2 / ATI – Radeon 7000
HardDisk 200 MB & Above
DirectX DirectX 9.0c & Above


so.. so.. my computer should be able to run this right?? well.; i ran the game and..:
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i get the same error for EVERYSINGLE game.. unless its lik 20 years ago -_-

how come?

(btw guyz. is there anyway.; ANY to add more ram to a LAPTOP.. ty..)

Edited by guku116, 10 April 2007 - 07:59 AM.


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#2 jwinathome

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 08:10 AM

You are trying to run high graphics games with a graphics adapter that cannot handle it. You will have to upgrade, (and depending on what kind of laptop you have, it may be virtually impossible to do so.) -- -- -- I don't know where I got the laptop from?



ALSO...you do not have enough processing power for these games either. It might be time for a new computer.

Edited by jwinathome, 10 April 2007 - 08:39 AM.


#3 JohnWho

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 08:36 AM

It looks to me like if you upgraded your video card your system would meet (exceed) those minimum requirements of the game that you've shown.

You might need to upgrade your Direct X version, too. I notice that the game requirement is for DX 9.0c and your listing shows DX 9.

If you go to "Start", then "Run", and type "dxdiag" and "OK", you'll get a screen that shows quite a lot of information, including the exact version of DirectX that you have.

Otherwise, if you'd like to run any of the current games, I agree - you need a more powerful system, although some might run at lower levels on yourd if you had an acceptable video card.


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