Can I run it?

#1 Edited by GreenParrot (6 posts) -

Hi guys! I want to play Wrath of the Lich King on my laptop but I'm not sure if it can run it. Can You Run It says I fail on the video card part but I don't know if it's correct. Thanks
System Specs 
Windows 7 64-bit  - Pass 
 Dual Core T4400 2.20 Ghz Processor, speed 3.3 Ghz  - Pass
4 gb Ram - Pass
Mobil Intel 4 Series express chipset graphics - Fail 
Video Ram: Required 128 mb, I have 1.7 gb  
3D: Required Yes, Yes I have 
Hardware T&L:  Required Yes, Yes I have 
Pixel Shader Version: Required 2.0, I have 4.0 
Vertex Shader Version: Required 2.0, I have 4.0

#2 Posted by billnyethesciencepie (1333 posts) -

If (processor = >0)
{
Print("yes") ;
 
elseif
 
print ("Probably still yes")
 
}

#3 Posted by JJOR64 (18885 posts) -
@greenparrot: If I were, I would start a trial account and test it before you decide to buy.
#4 Posted by GreenParrot (6 posts) -
@billnyethesciencepie: I'm sorry. I don't understand what you've wrote.
#5 Posted by Jack268 (3387 posts) -
@billnyethesciencepie said:
" If (processor = >0) { Print("yes") ; elseif  print ("Probably still yes")  } "
That's not correct 
 
If(processor >= 0) { 
print("Yes"); 

else { 
print("Yes"); 
}  
 
You forgot to close the if and open the else, and you didn't need the else if. I GIVE YOU F
 
Either way @greenparrot: Yes you can. I play it on integrated graphics on my laptop. And finally: You do not have 1.7 GB VRAM if you're using onboard graphics.
#6 Posted by AlexW00d (6168 posts) -
@greenparrot said:
" Hi guys! I want to play Wrath of the Lich King on my laptop but I'm not sure if it can run it. Can You Run It says I fail on the video card part but I don't know if it's correct. ThanksSystem Specs Windows 7 64-bit  - Pass  Dual Core T4400 2.20 Ghz Processor, speed 3.3 Ghz  - Pass4 gb Ram - PassMobil Intel 4 Series express chipset graphics - Fail Video Ram: Required 128 mb, I have 1.7 gb  3D: Required Yes, Yes I have Hardware T&L:  Required Yes, Yes I have Pixel Shader Version: Required 2.0, I have 4.0 Vertex Shader Version: Required 2.0, I have 4.0 "
You can probably run it, but you don't have 1.7gb of dedicated VRAM, you have shared, which isn't at all the same. I could run the 'HD' version of LOTRO on my laptop so I imagine you can run WoW.
#7 Posted by melcene (3056 posts) -

Yeah, WoW really isn't that intensive.  Sounds like your specs are more than good enough to run it on high settings.

#8 Posted by GreenParrot (6 posts) -
@Jack268: It said Video Ram required 128 mb, I have 1.7 gb. I'm just posting what it said. I don't know anything about graphics. 
 
@AlexW00d: My laptop is HD but evidently my card sucks. 
 
@JJOR64: That's a good idea. How do I get a trial account?
#9 Posted by OtakuGamer (1223 posts) -

That site tends to be unreliable. But WoW doesn't need much to run, just trial the game first and see what you think.

#10 Posted by AlexW00d (6168 posts) -
@greenparrot said:
" @Jack268: It said Video Ram required 128 mb, I have 1.7 gb. I'm just posting what it said. I don't know anything about graphics. 
 
@AlexW00d: My laptop is HD but evidently my card sucks. 
 
@JJOR64: That's a good idea. How do I get a trial account? "
It's not a graphics card dude, it is just a chip on your motherboard.
#12 Posted by GreenParrot (6 posts) -
@JJOR64: Awesome! Thanks! 
 
@Jack268:
@AlexW00d:
@melcene:
@OtakuGamer:
@JJOR64:
@billnyethesciencepie:  
Thank you all for the help.
#13 Posted by Fallen189 (4931 posts) -

If you're running on anything above a typewriter, yes.

#14 Posted by GetEveryone (4455 posts) -
@greenparrot: Not that it is completely reliable (in fact, it's decidedly shady), but if you type in 'Can I Run It' into google, there is a site which will tell you if your computer is up to scratch. 
 
Or, corroborate between the recommended system requirements and what you have.
#15 Posted by AlexW00d (6168 posts) -
@GetEveryone said:
" @greenparrot: Not that it is completely reliable (in fact, it's decidedly shady), but if you type in 'Can I Run It' into google, there is a site which will tell you if your computer is up to scratch.  Or, corroborate between the recommended system requirements and what you have. "
He used Can I run it and it told him he couldn't, it is like the first thing he said.
#16 Edited by Agent47 (1894 posts) -
@Fallen189: Jaja nice.Sadly I am typing this on an IBM.
#17 Posted by GetEveryone (4455 posts) -
@AlexW00d said:
" @GetEveryone said:
" @greenparrot: Not that it is completely reliable (in fact, it's decidedly shady), but if you type in 'Can I Run It' into google, there is a site which will tell you if your computer is up to scratch.  Or, corroborate between the recommended system requirements and what you have. "
He used Can I run it and it told him he couldn't, it is like the first thing he said. "
I honestly read the entire post; no idea how I didn't take that in. 
 
...going to put it down to being exhausted.
#18 Posted by IBurningStar (2160 posts) -

Any modern computer can run WoW. Might not be able to run it well, but it can run it. It would have to be a real PoS to not be able to.  Also, you should probably be comparing your computer to the requirements for Cataclysm instead of Wrath. It isn't that big of a leap forward, but Cata does demand just a bit more.

#19 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

Intel HD graphics is a no-go for gaming, even at low resolution with low settings. Sorry. 

#20 Posted by Jack268 (3387 posts) -
@Geno said:
" Intel HD graphics is a no-go for gaming, even at low resolution with low settings. Sorry.  "
It actually does work with WoW at 1366x768 at low, but it's not a very pleasant experience

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