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How to speed up a graphics card.

by theeredbull / August 20, 2007 3:01 PM PDT

Hey, I was just wondering if their was any way I could speed up my graphics card, so games I play aren't so choppy. I already have the resolution set to the lowest, and i'm not running any gamma, or antialiasing.

My specs:

Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo processor T7300 (2.00 GHz, 4 MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB)
2GB DDR2 RAM
383MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
and I'm also running Windows Ready Boost with a 2GB flash drive, with all of it dedicated to ready boost.

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Is this in some laptop?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 20, 2007 3:08 PM PDT

And did you already check for latest drivers, eject Norton, etc.

Bob

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Yes,
by theeredbull / August 20, 2007 3:14 PM PDT

this is in a laptop, and I know I can't expect the best, but i would like to know if their is anything I can do to optimize my experience. I'm downloading the latest drivers from Nvidia right now.

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The problem is...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 21, 2007 9:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes,

The 8x00 chipsets are very new, the drivers are still worked on so for gamers it's not a good idea (yet.) Yes you get DX10.0 but did you catch the blurb about 10.1 wiping out the 10.0 hardware? It appears we could just get dx9 support, have fast graphics and wait till something concrete happens with DX 10.x.

The articles are out there about this chipset so I won't duplicate it here. Getting your latest drivers is the first and best step. The next step is to ask the laptop maker what they plan to do to fix this.

Bob

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(NT) Thanks Bob
by theeredbull / August 21, 2007 10:37 AM PDT
In reply to: The problem is...
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