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fallout trouble

I've looked around at some gaming forums but none of them were of much help.
I got my new computer and installed fallout, at first i didn't think it would work because my slim-line graphics card didn't fit. anyway I noticed a nvidia sticker on the computer and apparently it has some kind of integrated nvida. so the game works, I started the game but I cant really play at all because the mouse lags like hell and you have to baby the key board. to get anything to work you have to hold the key forever which isn't bad with the pip-boy but its hard as hell to shoot. I haven't even exited the vault yet so combat in the wastes will be suicide.
can any of the fallout freaks help me?
04-04-2009 11:24 PM
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Re: fallout trouble

I've had that happen to me before with different games

I would probably turn the in game textures, anti-aliasing and resolution down a bit, as that usually eases the stress on the graphics card and cpu allowing for smoother gameplay.. If that doesn't work, then you may have to shell out for a better graphics card (cheapest one i could find last time i checked was around $100). More Ram may help as well...

Thats just my two cents
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yeah I quit the game and turned down the graphics and stuff a bit. we'll see if that works.
also the integrated card is a 7100, no wonder its so damn slow. lulz, ima go shell out the cash for a new card.
04-05-2009 12:01 AM
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whoa that fixed everything. the graphics look like shit but I'm going to get a new card.
thanks for the help Biggrin
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Anytime
I feel your pain, graphics wont be so great but if it means being able to enjoy the game at a reasonable speed, then ill take not so great graphics any day Biggrin
04-05-2009 12:07 AM
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lol, that game raeps most graphics cards. But yeah, an upgrade should fix it. I have a 9800GT and I can run it fine with most settings at a reasonable level. Also, go to tweakguides.com and find the one for Fallout. Lotsa stuff you can tweak thar.

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I plan on buying the 9800 its the cheapest and most advanced for its price as far as i can tell
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I should probably get a new graphics card too. Although somebody told me with a laptop, to use an external graphics card, you have to hook it up to a computer monitor.

Anyway, good luck with fallout/graphic card shopping.

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The Radeon 4850's are slightly faster than the 9800's... also a bit moar expensive. Only reason I didn't get one is 'cause I read they have some heat issues. And I live in a hot country, soooo that's bad.

But yeh, a 9800 should do just fine. What CPU you got?

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its an hp with an intel pentenium dual core, I dont remember the processing speed. just that it was considerably better than my old one
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Ah... dual core is good. Pentium? Don't you mean Core2duo perhaps?

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yeah that.
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