Laptop + more ram = What a difference!! -
| posts: 2,866 | Location: Southwest England
Hmm I had an interesting time with my laptop last night. It was too shabby to begin with (centrino 1.6 / 9700 mobility / 512mb DDR etc) but now I have added another gig of ram every game I throw at it is playable at decent settings.
(Yes I know that adding more ram makes games stutter less etc but I didn't realise it would make this much difference!)
Take BF2 for example, Now I have just sold this game but I thought I would give it one last blast and before with 512mb ram it was unplayable. Now it is playable at high settings with 2x AA and maxed in game AF @ 1024x768.
San Andreas now lets me run AA whereas before if I applied AA it would be doing about 17fps not its up to around 40fps.
The wierd thing is I thought that it was the ati mobility 9700 with only 64mb Vram holding me back but it appears with a bit more ram I can play any game I throw at it.
| posts: 2,564 | Location: Australia
umm my friend got only 512MB SDRAM n a Cel 1.2GHz with a 9550 and everything is perfectly playable with only 600-700MBs second bandwidth like BF2 any res u want with like no stuter so that is wierd....... meh