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With my desktop out of commission i am forced to game on my aging laptop but its pretty old and I never really got into gaming until the DX10 era so i don't know much about older games. The specs are in my sig it only has shader 2.0. So shoot away with some games this oldie will run.
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post

With my desktop out of commission i am forced to game on my aging laptop but its pretty old and I never really got into gaming until the DX10 era so i don't know much about older games. The specs are in my sig it only has shader 2.0. So shoot away with some games this oldie will run.

Grand strategy:

Europa universalis 2
Hearts of iron 1 maybe 2
Victoria
Crusader Kings

Strategy
Red ALert 2
Rise of Nations
Total Annihilitation

FPS
No one lives forever
Unreal 1-2

3rd person
Tomb Raider 2
Max Payne 1-2
Mafia
 
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You could always play Minecraft with that? XD lol
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Originally Posted by Huzzbutt View Post

Grand strategy:

Europa universalis 2
Hearts of iron 1 maybe 2
Victoria
Crusader Kings

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Red ALert 2
Rise of Nations
Total Annihilitation

FPS
No one lives forever
Unreal 1-2

3rd person
Tomb Raider 2
Max Payne 1-2
Mafia

Thanks i will definitely look into those games thumb.gif


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Originally Posted by NeoReaper View Post

You could always play Minecraft with that? XD lol

nope just maxes my cpu and never gets past the mojang logo.

I do wonder if resident evil 4 will run on it
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If it can't run a simple game like Minecraft, I honestly think your gonna have a hard time playing anything else...
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If it can't run a simple game like Minecraft, I honestly think your gonna have a hard time playing anything else...

Minecraft might be "simple" but it chugs down CPU power like GTA IV on steroids.
 
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Quote:
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You could always play Minecraft with that? XD lol

Minecraft? Methinks not. More like Minesweeper...
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Quote:
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You could always play Minecraft with that? XD lol

Minecraft? Methinks not. More like Minesweeper...
Lol
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Rise of Nations is a good one.. I played it on a PC with similar specs as your laptop, ran fine. Great times.
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Quote:
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If it can't run a simple game like Minecraft, I honestly think your gonna have a hard time playing anything else...

well i installed resident evil 4 and it runs very well at 1280x800 solid 30 fps (hard coded limit)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Huzzbutt View Post

Minecraft might be "simple" but it chugs down CPU power like GTA IV on steroids.

I second this even on my desktop i was seeing close to 100% cpu usage solid
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Originally Posted by svenge View Post

Minecraft? Methinks not. More like Minesweeper...

never even heard of minesweeper is that weird?
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Rise of Nations is a good one.. I played it on a PC with similar specs as your laptop, ran fine. Great times.

ahaha i remember that game i definitely need to get that
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