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Old 09-10-2009, 06:50 PM   #1
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Hey, I just bought Unreal Tournament III and the specs as far as graphics go are:

NVIDIA 6200+ or ATI Radeon 9600+ Video Card

My laptop has:

Processor: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator
X3100 with Total Available Graphics Memory of 358MB
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Chipset: Mobile Intel® GM965 Express Chipset
Interface: VGA Out with Smart Display Sensor


Everytime I try and start the game the screen goes black and then shuts down and goes back to my desktop. Is it because of my graphics card?
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Old 09-11-2009, 12:36 AM   #2
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Intel graphic chipsets really suck - you'd want a modern nVidea or ATI chipset.
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Old 09-11-2009, 01:27 AM   #3
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Yes, it is the very base level integrated graphics card which generally sucks for 3D graphics. Very old games like Quake III should run okay though.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:23 AM   #4
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So my wife wants a Mac and I want a PC. We both need a computer but it's too expensive to get 2 computers. Do you think it would be worth it for me to just get the Mac and install Windows and do all of my "Game Developing" from there? Or should I still try and get a PC?

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