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Games for Dell Inspiron e1505

Discussion in 'Games' started by mangatrekkie, Mar 20, 2012.

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  1. mangatrekkie

    mangatrekkie Thread Starter

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    Hey Everyone. I have a Dell Inspiron e1505. It can't run many games on it, but I have a few that work, like Rome Total War, Civilization III, Trackmania, Medieval Total War, and Jedi Outcast 2. I have like 8 MB of graphics memory, with two GB of RAM, a core duo processor with 1.66 GHz, and plenty of HD space. Any suggestions? Yes, I do have steam.
     
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    8MB of Video RAM on a laptop... not much out there. You will be stuck with the golden oldies. In fact I am surprised those games work

    Can you confirm the video memory by going to DXDIAG and then display tab
     
  3. mangatrekkie

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    The test results came back saying I have 224?? I can't play games that require a ton, games such as LOTR: Return of the King and Civilization IV. How is it I can play Rome: Total War?
     
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    Your video card is using your physical RAM to run, which is not ideal. Rome TW is about 4 years old I think and maybe able to run, but LOTR needs a lot of memory and power.

    Is there any type of games you are looking for?
     
  5. tom6049

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    It's a six year old laptop with integrated Intel graphics, so you're pretty much limited to older games, but that's not a terrible thing.
    You should be able to find plenty of inexpensive games on Steam that should run fine on your laptop. Just make sure that you read
    the game requirements and/or check out "CanYouRunIt" before you buy the game(s). If the game requirements mention
    "shaders", avoid it, as it wll not likely start up.
     
  6. mangatrekkie

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    What about like the starter edition of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty? or AOE III? And if I use a T&L simulator will that allow me to play games requiring T&L?
     
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