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Old 06-27-2008, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can my laptop handle Half Life 2?

Here are my specs:

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name LAPDEIVAN
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model Pavilion ZV6100 (PN494AV)
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 15 Stepping 0 AuthenticAMD ~1989 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.1A, 9/3/2005
SMBIOS Version 2.31
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 172.87 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

Do I need to add anything else? Thanks

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i think you can probably play it on low/lowest settings.
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Hmm alright well Ill try it then, can I upgrade the videocard on it? Or upgrade anything else on it? I dont know if the sound or video is onboard
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you can really only upgrade the ram without risking serious harm to the laptop.
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Hmm ok I guess Ill upgrade the ram, any suggestions?
Well I mean what Ram is compatible, and would it be hard to upgrade the videocard?
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Can You RUN It?

Try that with HL2

But I'm not sure because you didn't list a GPU on that List..

On laptops they are soldered on, so they are hard to upgrade without replacing the whole Mobo
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thanks for that link, I passed with flying colors
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Seriously?

May I ask what GPU you did have?
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is that the computer speed? I think it was 1.9
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GPU = Graphics Processing Unit or Video Card

You're thinking CPU
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