Laptop no good for racing game!

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by ray_gillespie, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. ray_gillespie

    ray_gillespie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Hi guys,

    I've had a request from a friend of mine, about running Outrun 2006 on his laptop. The request is as follows:

    Can anyone help me on this? I was thinking about something like SEGA Rally 2 or something, but I've not really played many racing games on the PC, and certainly none without a decent graphics card!
     
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    Ah yeah, Test Drive was legendary stuff! I think the laptop in question will be able handle stuff a little more advanced than that though, and would probably struggle with all that DOSbox stuff :dead:
     
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    Stupid question but. Has the friend tried setting the game to 800x600 all the textures and graphics to low, turn off shadows and LOD. If the laptop has AA or AF make sure it is turned off also.

    It will still look better than an ancient game if that gets the FPS up high enough.

    And blah, blah - make sure DX 9.0c is installed, and latest video drivers for laptop chipset, etc.
     
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    I think he may have tried that already, but I'll ask to make certain :)