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So I am buying a laptop off of a friend. It is a Toshiba and I am not really aware of the model # at this moment. But what I do know is that it has an i5 CPU in there and something like 6-8 gbs of RAM in it. I know that some laptops have shared memory that can be allocated, and I was wondering if a laptop like that would be able to run FFXIV at least on low detail? What do you think the chances are?
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Need a little more information. CPU is fine but we need to know if it has a deticated gpu and what resolution the screen is?
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I think this is the laptop. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834216468. Pretty sure it's not dedicated. resolution is either 1366 x 768 or higher
Edited by jonespwns - 11/4/13 at 8:22am
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I don't think you will be able to play FF14 on that laptop, considering it doesn't have a dedicated GPU. Sorry :/
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FFXIV is a bit more GPU power hungry than CPU power hungry afaik biggrin.gif
   
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Actually XIV was running on a Surface Pro with the intel HD4000 integrated lol. It is CPU intensive. I can vouch as it also runs on my fiancés m14x without using the dedicated card. I know this because I had to fight to get the game to recognize and use the GT555M lol. Granted, she got like 20 fps with it, it still played.

 

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ughhh thats super laggy ;_; I had high hopes i could run it smoothly.. I'm so used to my desktop that I want 60fps at all times or it just sucks..
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Yea, any laptop with a dedicated card should run it fine. Even the AMD based lappys with the 8670 on should be able to play it fine.

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