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Old 02-01-2005, 05:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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wasup every one, I am having a problem on my little bros pc. When he plays Rise of Nations the game lags, he has an Intel Celeron 2.4GHZ 512mb ram and integrated graphix. I dont think the game is supposed to lag because sims 2 works perfectly on his pc and what do u think the problem can be?
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Old 02-01-2005, 05:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try uninstal the game and reinstall it, that could help or u could just clean your hard drives with disk clean up or defrag it, any of them should help.
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Old 02-01-2005, 05:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I know nothing about that game, but integrated graphics are VERY weak, so it could be that. You can get a vid card that wil do OK for $100-$150.
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Get a Video card. Onboard graphics uses your processor and slows it down a lot.
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yeah by the sounds of it its the video card, the sims may be a large game but it uses almost no graphics, I am able to run it almost perfectly on my sis 530, 8MB integrated graphics, on my old aptiva. nedless to say when it comes to something with graphics and graphic speeds, i got tonnes of artifacting and lagging. get a graphics card, i was able to get my Geforce 5200 for $50 CDN. Verry nice card for the price.
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New vid card indeed.
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Old 02-04-2005, 02:06 AM   #7 (permalink)
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onboard video
the video is being processed by a Celeron processor, and your VRAM is in your main memory
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Onboard video is about good enough to render pr0n on your screen...thats about it
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Old 02-04-2005, 07:17 AM   #9 (permalink)
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i had intergrated graphics, for a month :P then i got an agp card, same spec and my life was complete. lol

anyone know if newegg.com ships to the uk?
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Old 02-06-2005, 07:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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hahahahahaha. i dont think it is the integrated graphix because Rise of Nations requires nothing. I can play it fine on my other slow pc in the garage , p3 450MHZ and 128mb ram and integrated grahpix!
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