HP Presario CQ61 help!?

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:12 03 Dec 2011

Will it's graphics card run DirectX 9.0 on it as I want to get a caprture card but it needs it.

  robin_x 13:23 03 Dec 2011

Graphics is built-in.

My CQ61 came with W7 and DirectX 11.

Have you downgraded to XP? Want to run DX9 for another reason?

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:26 03 Dec 2011

I got the laptop a few years ago and have left it standard but I am not sure of it's specs as I got rid of the box.

It has Windows Vista basic built in. do you know if it has DirectX 9 built in then or if it is compatible?

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:33 03 Dec 2011

I think I have found out which one it is. It is the Presario CQ61 120-SA. I can't seem to find what the specs are for it though.

Anyone help?

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:35 03 Dec 2011

Never mind about the specs.

Will a Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD be DirextX 9.0 compatible?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:42 03 Dec 2011


 Processor - Intel T4200 2.0 GHz

 RAM - 3 GB (installed) (max) - DDR2 SDRAM

 Hard Drive - 250 GB

 Operating System - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

 Screen - 15.4 in TFT active matrix 1280 x 800

 Optical Drive - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM

Graphics - Intel GMA 4500MHD

 Bluetooth - No

Notebook Camera - Integrated Webcam!

Graphics - Intel GMA X4500HD

Codename Montevina

Pipelines 10 - unified

Core Speed 533 MHz

Shader Speed 533 MHz

Memory Speed

Memory Bus Width 0 Bit

Memory Type mit Hauptspeicher geteilt (shared) bis 384 MB Shared Memory yes

DirectX DirectX 10, Shader 4.0

technology 65 nm

Features Enhanced Intel Clear Video Technology, HD Video Decoder (VC/VC2/MPEG2), HDMI with HDCP support, Display Refresh Rate Switching Technology, Render Standby

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:45 03 Dec 2011

Cheers. Even better then I expected then, I might have to get DirextX 10 instead!

  robin_x 13:46 03 Dec 2011

Download System Information for Windows

Your DirectX details in Software/Applications.

I was not aware the CQ61 graphics were upgradeable. But I have an AMD CQ61.

That chip says it's DirectX 10 capable

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:50 03 Dec 2011

I don't know anything about it, just that you can upgrade certain stuff!! If I was to ever upgrade my PC/laptop then I would take it to a mate or a shop! :L

  Kamikaze_BFX 13:58 03 Dec 2011

Just ran the DirectX diagnostics on my PC and it says I am on DirectX 11!!! :D Oh happy days.

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