How would my laptop fare on low settings?

#1 Posted by Rokkaku (222 posts) -

Mine has core 2 duo 2.2ghz, 4gb ram and ati mobility radeon 4250 (4gb ram). This does meet the min specs but I'd like to know what type of framerate or experience I'll have before I buy the game, thanks.

#2 Posted by Rokkaku (222 posts) -

anyone?

#3 Posted by adz117 (136 posts) -

Urm probably not enough to have a good time, the game is very poorly optimised at the moment.

#4 Posted by Drazat (168 posts) -

Don't bother I have a better desktop and I have given up on the game till better drivers / patches come out.The game does not run well unles you are massivly over the recommended specs.

#5 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4914 posts) -

On my Desktop it runs very smooth on high, but that's also way above those specs. But in bootcamp with my MacBook Pro with a 6750 its runs well on low settings, but when you change some settings to high it starts taking performance hits. So i would imagine your card not cutting it quite. You could probably play it on low, but i think the FPS would be pretty bad.

#6 Posted by Joru (311 posts) -

I have a laptop with an Intel i5-2410M 2.3GHz, 6GB of RAM and an Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics chip and it works pretty well on low. The framerate sometimes drops down, but it isn't very frequent.

#7 Posted by DeanoXD (608 posts) -

i am running the game on a old amd 4 core with 8gb of ddr2 memory and nvidia 560 card and i can run it at 1920x1080 high settings, will get some minor slow downs during big boss fights when there is a lot of AOE going off at the same time. And the only place i have bad performance is when i am on the imperial fleet but my understanding is so does everyone else.

#8 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4914 posts) -

@DeanoXD said:

i am running the game on a old amd 4 core with 8gb of ddr2 memory and nvidia 560 card and i can run it at 1920x1080 high settings, will get some minor slow downs during big boss fights when there is a lot of AOE going off at the same time. And the only place i have bad performance is when i am on the imperial fleet but my understanding is so does everyone else.

Yeah Imperial Fleet is a hot spot of performance bog down.

#9 Posted by JoMate (241 posts) -

Should work as long as you put everything on low and make sure to turn the shadows off completely cause those alone account for half the fps.

#10 Posted by Marz (5651 posts) -

@pornstorestiffi said:

@DeanoXD said:

i am running the game on a old amd 4 core with 8gb of ddr2 memory and nvidia 560 card and i can run it at 1920x1080 high settings, will get some minor slow downs during big boss fights when there is a lot of AOE going off at the same time. And the only place i have bad performance is when i am on the imperial fleet but my understanding is so does everyone else.

Yeah Imperial Fleet is a hot spot of performance bog down.

it is, even my i7 2600k @4.4ghz and gtx 480 dips below 30fps during peak times on the fleet.

#11 Posted by Jimmi (166 posts) -

I am running almost the same laptop as you but with a Radeon HD 3650 and with everything on low or off, 1280x800 resolution it's smooth as butter 90% of the time. The other 10% it is very bearable, maybe 20-30 frames per second.

#12 Posted by Rokkaku (222 posts) -

@Jimmi: I've just bought the game so good to hear!

#13 Posted by ztiworoh (731 posts) -

I have a 2010 Macbook running Windows XP via bootcamp and it runs great on medium settings - the only thing that really bogs it down is turning on high quality shadows. The machine is a 2.4ghz Core 2 Duo, with 4GB Ram and an NVIDIA GeForce 320m - nothing really great at all. I get like 30 - 40 fps most of the time - it's not amazing, but totally playable

#14 Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6188 posts) -

I have an Nvidia GeForce Go 7900 GS, with about 4.4 gigs of RAM. Would I even have a shot at running this?

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#15 Edited by ShadowSkill11 (1783 posts) -

@adz117 Says you. The game runs great on my laptop maxed out at 1080p. Then again I'm running an i7, SLI GeForce GTX 460m's, 16 GB RAM, and RAID 0 hard drives.

#16 Posted by JoMate (241 posts) -
@ShadowSkill11
Why on earth would you even still buy a laptop in that case? Might as well build a small desktop, for half the price but twice the performance, and put a big handle on it for transporting.
#17 Posted by ShadowSkill11 (1783 posts) -

I'm out of the country again for a year and bringing my far more powerful custom gaming rig was too much of a hassle.

#18 Posted by fleshribbon (83 posts) -

I have a 3-4 year old desktop computer with 6GB RAM and a 2-3 year old graphics card with 1GB RAM and the game runs OK for me on normal settings. It doesn't scream at above 100FPS like some ppl seem to be obsessed with but I'm happy with it and it still looks way better than a console game.

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