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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls;14542111 
sure he can, mabe dx9 at 800x600 tongue.gif
He's running it at 1366 x 768 in DX11. Maximum resolution his lappy can support ==
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post #12 of 15
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My friend has a 540M and he runs Crysis 2 maxed out.
Don't wanna start a flame war but I'm sure he maxes the game out... with something like 10 fps...
     
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Don't wanna start a flame war but I'm sure he maxes the game out... with something like 10 fps...
You're screaming for a flame war right?
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post #14 of 15
The graphics drivers on the Acer site are quite old, but you also can't use the normal drivers off the Nvidia site because it won't support your optimus setup. Go get updated drivers from here and then try again.
http://laptopvideo2go.com/drivers?de...n&dir=desc&os=

Another issue you might encounter later is cpu throttling during games from excessive turbo on the cpu, but that's a problem for after you get your games running.
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I recently got the 3830TG and I downloaded the updated video drivers right from nVidia's website, There is an option in the nvidia control panel to enable the nvidia GPU for cerain EXE's. I would add the games you are trying to play to the list. Also there is a known CPU throttling issue with the laptop when gaming which can be fixed by repasting the CPU and GPU as well as removing the mesh under the bottom cover.

Please feel free to post any other questions you may have in the official thread here

http://www.overclock.net/laptops-net...d-awesome.html
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