Hello and welcome to our community! Is this your first visit?
Register
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    sgt
    sgt is offline
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    14

    graphic card problems

    ok so im starting to get pissed of at the fact that my graphics card sucks and i can't even play halo on highest graphics <.< , i dont want to overclock it because im on a laptop and laptop's fans are weak so can anyone suggest a way of making my graphics card slightly better ?

    oh ye and i have a nvidia geforce 7000m

  2. #2
    Nev
    Nev is offline
    Veteran Enthusiast

    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    8,835

    Re: graphic card problems

    I don't see what you're complaining about. My computer could never go close to supporting Halo at it's minimum graphics..

  3. #3
    Fanatic Enthusiast Sticky's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Not here.
    Posts
    4,912

    Re: graphic card problems

    Your stuck. Laptops aren't meant for gaming unless they were truly made for it. You can't replace the GPU either. Many Laptops have a locked BIOS too so you may not be able to OC it at all. Most you would be able to do is increase the dedicated video memory.

  4. #4
    Obsessed Veteran Adam's Avatar



    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    UK / England
    Posts
    17,271

    Re: graphic card problems

    Like Sticky said you dont really have many options. Some and only some gaming laptops you can remove the graphics card most you cant. If it's a gaming a laptop you maybe able to overclock things just like on my dell XPS. Otherwise options in the bios will be locked out.

    Other than that your limited on a laptop. The only other viable advice I can give is up the ram which always helps if your not at your max capcity, though it'll only improve to a certain amount largely depending on the value you currently have installed.

  5. #5
    sgt
    sgt is offline
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    14

    Re: graphic card problems

    well i opened BIOS but unfortuanatly i could not change the video RAM, so thanks anyway

    oh and i have 2gig RAM so i dont think that it will make a differnece upgrading

  6. #6
    Fanatic Enthusiast Sticky's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Not here.
    Posts
    4,912

    Re: graphic card problems

    Well, usually the max is 4 gigs, and yes it will help. If you have vista, speed will rise dramatically and games can get some better FPS. It may require more cooling though, so a nice little Targus cooling pad is affordable if you agree to that option.

  7. #7
    DD's Collector Faded's Avatar


    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    6,907

    Re: graphic card problems

    Yeah bud, I don't think you can....as everyone is saying...the whole locked BIOS thing.

    Only thing I could really suggest you do but you don't have to...is try playing something else like Counter Strike Source cause that is bound to run on your laptop because it runs on mine almost perfectly...only de, cs, and some other maps types for me tend to lag...

    It's either that or get an actual gaming computer or a computer with some great specs like the one I have...

    3gb RAM, nVIDIA GT (Maxed), etc.
    YouTube Channel | Community Channel
    Steam: chaotic50
    PSN: iFadeDx
    Skype: darkdemonusertim

    Feel free to add me, just let me know who you are.


 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •