graphics on a laptop...

  thosebananas 03:36 07 Jan 2008

hey i recently got what i thought was a great deal on a new laptop. but then it couldnt even run the simpliest games... i am trying to play a Nintendo 64 emulator and some games dont work. is there anyway i can rectify the problem. I have a Seimens Li 1818. 1.74 dual core, 2 gb ram, 17 inch screen, PCI graphic card
IntelĀ® Graphic Media Accelerator 950 with up to
128MB shared memory.

was 450 quid a good price for this and can i fix the problem?


  thosebananas 03:37 07 Jan 2008

they work... but skipp and dont play right.

  pac73 03:51 07 Jan 2008

Have you got Flash player,click here Shockwave player click here.

Also install K Lite Codec pack here.

  tullie 07:23 07 Jan 2008

Its not the laptop

  thosebananas 16:38 07 Jan 2008

the laptop can run older Nintendo 64 games, and can easily run all Super Nintendo and Sega Games. it just seems to be the later N64 games. i think these were put onto a bigger cartridge, hence better graphics etc. Also when playing Command and Conquer Red Alert 2, the game periodically freezes, then starts again in about 3 secs. i kind of assumed that a modern day laptop could run these old games easily. i have flash, and have just downloaded the codec pack. but i think its the graphics card...

  rossgolf 17:03 07 Jan 2008

to be fair the graphics card is pretty poor by todays standards. maybe a upgrade?

  thosebananas 17:11 07 Jan 2008

how would i go about an upgrade?

ive been searching online et.. and can only find RAM and hardrive upgrades. i have the highest RAM the laptop can take i think and 160 GB Hard drive.

  woodchip 17:13 07 Jan 2008

You cannot upgrade the Graphics in a Laptop

  thosebananas 17:15 07 Jan 2008

no way at all?

  rossgolf 17:18 07 Jan 2008

sorry forgot that it was a laptop
no i dont think there is becuase it is onboard the mobo

  thosebananas 17:19 07 Jan 2008

:( and do you think that this is the reason that old games like C&C Red Alert 2 dont work?

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