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So I've found out that the sig lappy can handle CoH on the lowest of low settings. Quite playable to be honest, but it is an RTS, 15-30 FPS is fair.

I've got gamebooster and put my windows' areo on maximum performance. Did one of those system defrags and cleaned the temps. Also tried putting CoH to high priority and forced disabled vsync + tripple buffering. But I would like to get a bit more performance out of this.

What exactly is UAC vertulization?edit: NVM. And since this CPU is ridiculously slow, which cores should I use for CoH? Should using cores 0 and 2 be the ones that aren't with hyper threading?

Cheers on input!
post #2 of 9
Get a laptop cooler and overclock it
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It's OEM. I don't think he can OC it.
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Would use cores 0/2 as they are the actuall cores but in all honestly you wont get much out of the intel hd graphics I know because I got one too.

15-30 fps sounds about right depends on the game you play.

I get around 30-36 fps on AA

And 15-25 on dirt 2
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If you can't overclock via the bios then you might want to try some OCing software. It isn't the best but it can still boost your performance a bit.
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I don't think OC is a good idea. It is an HP; though I did overclock an HD4330 to be able to play BC2 on low. Hmmm.
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I don't think OC is a good idea. It is an HP; though I did overclock an HD4330 to be able to play BC2 on low. Hmmm.
As long as you have a nice cooling pad to keep some airflow going you should be fine.
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you are out of luck, I dont think OC a laptop is a good idea
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Most laptops are locked so that you cannot oc them. If you are running COd at low settings and getting 15-30FPS then you should not be playing COD on that laptop. YOU WILL KILL IT I bet it get real heated when you play it. I used to have a craptop and my sister would play world order Warcraft on it. now the laptop is crap even after reformatting it. If you have to play the game then get a laptop cooler.
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