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#1 gameboy1977

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 20:56

I went to look for search why did 2 games on facebook were slowing my laptop down, then I found out that they don't support my laptop.

Intel Pentium Dual 2.16 Ghz CPU T3400

RAM memory 4GB

Graphic driver: Intel GM45 chipest

what would you recommend me that I will buy new computer soon? I will have to save money up to 500 dollars to 700 dollars....

Thanks so much!

Gameboy


#2 OP gameboy1977

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 21:22

Opps I found out that it is video card problem. where can I get upgrade video card for my toshiba laptop satellie L355?

#3 +jamesyfx

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 21:23

Opps I found out that it is video card problem. where can I get upgrade video card for my toshiba laptop satellie L355?


You can't, you need a new laptop if you want to play this game.

#4 Elliot B.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 21:25

Opps I found out that it is video card problem. where can I get upgrade video card for my toshiba laptop satellie L355?

What are the characters after the L355? It will be something similar to L355-XXXXX.

#5 Hum

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 21:27

http://www.ehow.com/...video-card.html

#6 Elliot B.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 21:30

http://www.ehow.com/...video-card.html

Yeah, that's what I was getting at by asking him for the full model number :)

#7 OP gameboy1977

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 22:20

L355-S7902

#8 OP gameboy1977

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 22:35

when I play sim social on facebook and it is so slower. I cannot drag something on the screen on sim social, but it is very slow.

#9 +LogicalApex

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 22:42

http://www.ehow.com/...video-card.html


What does that even say? It makes no sense. Upgrading a driver isn't the same as updating the card itself.

#10 Elliot B.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 22:43

L355-S7902

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/

Run the Intel Driver Update Utility at the top.

#11 OP gameboy1977

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 23:11

Thanks, dude. it does mean that I will buy new laptop or PC someday.