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Poor performance on new notebook

Discussion in 'Games' started by Merovingian123, Aug 7, 2006.

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  1. Merovingian123

    Merovingian123 Thread Starter

    Aug 7, 2006
    I just bought a new Dell notebook and I tried playing DOD Source on it and my fps was horrible. My setup is:

    1)Intel Core Duo 1.83 Ghz processors
    2)2 GB ram
    3)ATI Radeon x1400 256 MB vid card with hypermemory
    4)80 GB hard drive

    My friends are telling me that this setup should run HL 2 pretty well along with any mods. Any ideas?
  2. Kramer55


    Jan 17, 2005
    I have the same laptop, and I can run DoD decently on medium to high settings.

    Make sure you have the Latest Drivers for your card from Dell.

    Also, make sure the aspect ratio is set to 16:9 for widescreen.

    Remember, laptops weren't meant for gaming.
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