video graphics card compatability

  steve147 18:47 27 Dec 2007

In my Dell laptop I have a Intel(R) GMA 950 chipset, is this compatable with any of these NVIDIA Geforce 256 up to Geforce 4 or ATE Radeon 8500 as trying to install a new game Battlefield 1942 and having trouble.

  brundle 23:52 27 Dec 2007

Not a question of compatability with other graphics cards, the requirements of the software is what counts. The 950 is a pretty weedy chipset for gaming, if you're having problems that's almost certainly why.

  DieSse 13:01 28 Dec 2007

Lot of useful pointers here click here

The intel 950 isn't listed as a supported graphics chipset.

  mazuk 02:30 29 Dec 2007

For bf1942 you would need a fairly low card to run it ok something like a 6200/9700 or something around that mark, and that chipset isn't really cut out to play games but to give you enough standard gfx power to use your os

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