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post #1 of 12
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Hello, forums! This is my first time posting, but i need some help.
I just got the Witcher 2, but it's rather laggy/choppy. I got told that using NVIDIA Inspector to SLI thingy thingy do stuff, and then my FPS will (Most likely) go up. Now, one of the steps was to press the screwdriver/wrench button next to the Driver Version, but it is gray and can't be pressed, like so:


Any other methods to up the FPS are welcome too!
post #2 of 12
Well you have on-board video, so short of upgrading there is not much you can do....

Can you fill in your system specs in the user control panel. Edit system is on the left hand side.

(Or just write them out).
 
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post #3 of 12
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Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Well you have on-board video, so short of upgrading there is not much you can do....

Can you fill in your system specs in the user control panel. Edit system is on the left hand side.

(Or just write them out).
I'm rather nooby with computers...
Where can i see my specs?
post #4 of 12
You simply should not be trying to play the game.

It really is hard to say what kind of performance you can expect.
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post #5 of 12
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You simply should not be trying to play the game.

It really is hard to say what kind of performance you can expect.
Why the hell shouldn't i be trying...
post #6 of 12
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And the only specs i could find (From the right-click computer Properties screen) Are...
Model HP Pavillion dv7 Notebook PC
Processor: Intel(R) Core (TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHZ 2.13GHZ
RAM 4GB
post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by raallemmaR View Post
Why the hell shouldn't i be trying...
On-board video just won't cut it for many games.. Let alone this one and a couple others. Unless you plan to invest money into upgrades, then playing any game made in the last 5 years is not going to run or run great.

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And the only specs i could find (From the right-click computer Properties screen) Are...
Model HP Pavillion dv7 Notebook PC
Processor: Intel(R) Core (TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHZ 2.13GHZ
RAM 4GB
.. Should have noticed it was a laptop from '105M'
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post #8 of 12
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Is it possible to remove my current Video Card and install a new, better one?
Would that up my laptop's performance?
post #9 of 12
Chances are you can not, most laptops can't upgrade the video card.

Looks like you are running old drivers, maybe give some newer ones a try? (Though it most likely won't make any difference).
 
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post #10 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Chances are you can not, most laptops can't upgrade the video card.

Looks like you are running old drivers, maybe give some newer ones a try? (Though it most likely won't make any difference.
Nope, my Vid Card's drivers are up-to-date.
Guess i'll just continue playing with the lagginess.
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