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Can these specs run SC2?

post #1 of 11
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So basicly I bought a new laptop, and need to know if it will run SC2
(And with what settings) before buying the game

Intel Core i3 370M / 2.4 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 310M (I have a feeling this will be my bottleneck?)
4gb DDR3 SDRAM - 1066 MHz
15.6" TFT LCD - LED Backlight Technology 1366 x 768 ( WXGA )
Windows 7 Home Premium (64Bit)

Thanks in advance
post #2 of 11
A 310M is going to be useless for SC2. It's pretty much not usable for gaming whatsoever, just for windows.
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post #3 of 11
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Thanks, it was bought with the intent of just beeing a school computer, so no worries there - guess I will have to build a new comp this summer after all..
- What about for Counterstrike Source? Would it do for that?
post #4 of 11
It would be a no for countrerstrike source too.

I don't mean to be rude but, I think the only games you can play on a 310m are on miniclip
    
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Okay, thanks
Shame I guess, but then theres just no other option than getting my i5 build going this summer
post #6 of 11
Yup, the GT 310M is a terrible gaming buddy. Use that disappointment to make ur summer rig awesome ^_^ lol
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post #7 of 11
get a 8800gt an you will be fine
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post #8 of 11
lol is it that bad? my 4500mhd games fine on css at low-medium. that 310 should be able to play css pretty well but sc2 will run at lowest settings it seems.
    
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post #9 of 11
I played SC2 on my dell studio 15 at 10 - 15 fps. It had an intel GMA x3100 :\\. You can run it, just on low, which is just fine IMO.

BTW, just tried playing SC2, looks like the update 1.3 screwed up the servers.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by grand View Post
I played SC2 on my dell studio 15 at 10 - 15 fps. It had an intel GMA x3100 :\\. You can run it, just on low, which is just fine IMO.

BTW, just tried playing SC2, looks like the update 1.3 screwed up the servers.
Yea been getting disconnected a lot. Oh well got a free win out of it cause a guy on my team was the only 1 to not drop.
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