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Old 02-18-2008, 12:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I really haven't been in the computer scene for at least a few years, so I feel pretty idiotic asking this stuff.

It's a store bought Hp first of all, I wish i had never done this first of all but I haven't bothered to get a credit card which makes online purchasing a bit hard.
2gig Ram, Amd Turion 64x2 TL-56 1.8Ghz, Nvidia Geforce Go 6150, Vista home premium.. I figured it would at least run the hl2 engine and World of Warcraft, which it can but at such unbearable framerates that it's unplayable. ( If i set hl2 to the lowest resolution with no graphics it's alright single player. )

Am i doing something wrong? Have i not set something up? All my drivers are updated... It seems weird that a Laptop that i bought about three months ago can't run games that have been out for a couple years.

Any suggestions? Or did i just buy a pos? And are any of the specific parts upgradeable ?

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Old 02-21-2008, 02:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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idk much about your video but i would think that it would run hl2 and wow
maybe its vista?
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i used to have 6200 card and it played HL2 fine as i remembered it, so i would start blaming vista/drivers.
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
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try turning of the Vista aero if it's on...set your pc to "performance"...
i'm glossing and hope you know what I am referring to

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