can I run l4d2? even on lowest graphics? tell it like it is

#1 Posted by charliesheen22 (99 posts) -
  Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz 
4GB RAM  running vista 
Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family 
(yes, it's an integrated graphics card :( ) 
 
I was planning on turning the direct x down to 8, thats what I do for tf2 and cs:s. will I be able to run it? thanks in advance guys
#2 Posted by DillonWerner (1528 posts) -
#3 Edited by charliesheen22 (99 posts) -
@DillonWerner:  been there. I just want an opinion is all 
 
it says my card doesn't have hardware t&l, that's the only reason I don't meet the minimum
#4 Posted by piropeople13 (399 posts) -

Don't quote me but (I think) the version of the source engine used in l4d2 and tf2 is similar. CSS is much older. I personally don't think you will be able to run it.

#5 Posted by charliesheen22 (99 posts) -

even if I turn the direct x down? doesn't make a difference does it? any chance I could run even l4d 1? I don't have an xbox and I just really want to play it haha

#6 Posted by HellBrendy (994 posts) -

Noe real idea, but the Source engine is rather forgiving and doesn't require all that to run. But again, I'm not sure what less than "all that" is. 

#7 Posted by charliesheen22 (99 posts) -

i'd just hate to buy it and find out I can't even run it is all

#8 Posted by Gav47 (1542 posts) -
@charliesheen22 said:
i'd just hate to buy it and find out I can't even run it is all
Download TF2 now that its F2P and see how it runs, they both have the same engines, L4D2 should be a little bit more demand just because of how many zombies can be on screen at one time, but it will give you a good ideal of how it will run. If you end up like TF2 (a strong possibly) use TF2mate to generate a custom config file with super low settings.

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