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Possible Video problem with Acer Aspire 5102.

Hey guys

I have a Acer Aspire 5120WLMi with the integrated video card ATI Radeon Xpress 1100, 2GB RAM.

It used to work prefectly but it started giving me a headache all of a sudden and I don't know what's wrong. I play Lineage II in my free time, and it used to run in this computer w/o any troubles, I would be able to play it @ high quality.Now it loads normally but it randomly lags or something, it runs perfectly for few minutes, then it runs SUPER SLOW for less than a minute, then runs perfectly again, and it keeps doing this over and over again. I tried playing with the video config and got nothing fixed, I reinstalled the drivers, updated drivers and even formatted and reinstalled everything but it just keeps happening.

Does anyone has a clue of what could be happening?, I've been looking in different forums but I found nothing to help me.

Thx in advance.

Laptop info:

Acer Aspire 5102WLMi
AMD Turion 64 x2 - 1.6GHz, 512 L2 cache
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
2GB RAM DDR2
Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2

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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    Chiming in, After installing the 8-1 catalyst I go this issue. Just installed the new 8-2 and will see what happens. For me it happened during CS 1.6, not even source, it has never done this but exactly like you said. Normal and every 3 min or so I lag for about 30-45 seconds.

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Are the fans running??
could be slight heat problem.
google for speedfan.
a utility to control fan speed on most laptops

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