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Graphic card?? I have problems when i play any type of game on my notebook. I think it may be my Graphic card. but not sure if my computer runs on the motherboard or it has a graphic card?

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  • yo12891 Nov 22, 2008

    The Brand and model for the laptop is Acer Aspire 5100-3949. For the graphics model and brand, im not sure....

  • yo12891 Nov 24, 2008

    alright....When i try to play a game, for the first 10mins of playing, the game runs fine but then after the 10mins, the fps drops and I start to lag, it last for about 30sec. then it keeps on doing that for like about every 3mins. And for the driver update, the link doesnt work..

  • yo12891 Nov 24, 2008

    ok, i got 894mb of ram and 11gb of free space in the hard drive. By the way this whole problem started happing like a 2 month ago.oh and i got windows vista so i couldnt download the driver thing. Thank you

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    I have 894mb of ram yet the system is supposed to come with 1gb and now i can't play my game because 1gb of ram is required.

  • Tim Goulding
    Tim Goulding May 11, 2010

    Sorry about the link. Lagging would be either your graphics card isn't too good but im certain its ok, you don't have enough RAM or you don't have much free room on your hard drive. Let me know how much RAM you have, by right clicking on 'My Computer' and clicking properties and it will say how much you have, and checking the free space in your C drive

    The Link To ATIs Site
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    http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_cataly...

    To download, just click on Catalyst Software Suite under Download Link

    Let me know if there are any changes after running your game, also let me know what game you are testing. thanks


  • Tim Goulding
    Tim Goulding May 11, 2010

    Its ok, i am able to get enough info from that. It is intergarted but the Xpress 1100 Series is a good graphics card which should run games quite alright. Can you tell me what happens when you try to run a game. as much detail as possible please and i will work on your problem asap. Um for driver updates go to. Try This first, run a few games and then tell me what happens
    https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/w...">
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  • Tim Goulding
    Tim Goulding May 11, 2010

    Depending on your computer which i don't know, it would be most likely your graphics are integrated on the motherboard and are either not up to date or is not good enough. Let me know what your laptop brand and Model are, and possibly your graphics model and brand and i will give you driver updates which will hopefully run your laptop better for games

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Vista? that might explain alot. Some games that are designed for older systems won't run well on Vista so it could be that as your problem and speeds are very slow in Vista Systems compared to XP ones and this may be whats causing your lag. Ill give you a Vista Update but due to the system, it won't do much good im afraid. All i can offer is a machine with way superior graphics or a downgrade to windows XP which is not as simple as it sounds. There may be one more thing you can do to help you, increase your Virtual memory which i am not so sure how to do on Vista so Google it, or defragment your Hard Drive which again im not sure where it is so Google it if you don't know. Sorry i can't be of any greater help

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