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Can my Laptop play Skyrim?

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Helloo, not sure if there is another one like it out there or not for laptops, but I was wondering if my laptop can handle Skyrim.
My laptop is a 15.6" Asus U56E with an Intel Core i5, with Intel HD 3000 Graphics (ugh!), 8GB of RAM, and 750GB Hard Drive.
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post #2 of 11
Most likely not, the game Oblivion will hardly run on it. Maybe on all low settings though, so undesirable.
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:<<br /> ...Well...I'll see what I can do, considering my laptop is the only computer I have at the moment, so I'll see what I can do then. >.<<br />
EDIT: Is there any hope for it??
Edited by Gilfred Davies - 11/2/11 at 9:17pm
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post #4 of 11
I think you'll run into quite a number of issues graphically but you MIGHT be able to get it to playable speeds..most consumer laptops weren't designed for this
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post #5 of 11
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Gotcha, I got some of my power setting set to high performance, and the rendering program (part of the Intel HD Graphics thing) set to high performance, I'll see what I can do to make it work.
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post #7 of 11
The only problem I could see for the minimum specs is that it would like to have 512mb of (presumably dedicated) VRAM. If you can allocate that you might be ok.

Recommended, however is ~HD4890 level, which is the highest I've ever seen, so it may still run into difficulties.
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post #8 of 11
i believe skyrim is heavy on ram and cpu due to the fact there are AIs everywhere running all the time.
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post #9 of 11
I'm going to go with "not a snowball's chance in a microwave."
 
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post #10 of 11
I don't mean to be rude but don't count on it.
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