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starcraft 2 on HP DM3?

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Will I be able to play multiplayer starcraft 2 with my DM3? its got a 1.3ghz amd dual core and a 4225 or 4250 (not sure which) with 4gigs ddr3 and a 7200rpm hdd.


here it is on newegg

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834157285
Edited by civilian_pr0ject - 1/15/11 at 9:37am
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bump, if i may
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yea it should be able to play it. not at amazing settings but it should be able to run it
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the laptop is only for school and light games, starcraft, titan quest, and some indie titles. would it be a good idea to put my 64 gig SSD in place of the HDD?
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I had the 1215n, which had a 1.8 Ghz duel core and ION graphics and that could play it on medium. You might be okay to play it on the lowest settings, but see if you can overclock the CPU a little to get some more Ghz!
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I had the 1215n, which had a 1.8 Ghz duel core and ION graphics and that could play it on medium. You might be okay to play it on the lowest settings, but see if you can overclock the CPU a little to get some more Ghz!
how would i go about doing this?
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You should handle it in Low. I tried it in my Turion 64 X2 @ 2.0Ghz and ATi X1150 which is ~ 3-4x slower then HD 42XX and i was getting ~ 17fps. Very close to playable but @ Low it looks worse then SC1 and might as well play WC3 Custom maps.
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just played a 4v4 me and computer players on battle.net

im not sure if that means that my pc did all the calculations for the computer players but the game ran very smooth. it lagged for a moment during the biggest fight but that was with textures on high and terrain on high.
i bumped them both down and after that it was smooth as on my desktop (just not as pretty) but really on a 13" screen it looks fine!

pretty excited. now the question is will battle.net work on my work network and my school network?

also does anyone know if your pc has to process the AI?
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