I have an HP. Im pretty sure the graphics card is an onboard card, so i know it cant be swaped out. I have a Intel 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV graphics controller, a 2.49 GHz P4 with 512 MB of ram. I can play World of Warcraft pretty decent, but was looking to getting into Guild Wars. Im just wanting to know before i buy it, will i be able to run GW. Im not looking at trying to play it at full graphics settings. 800x600 will do fine by me. You dont have to tell me i have a crap system..this i already know. I just want to play GW, what do you think?
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17-06-2005, 09:36 #1NiteusGuest
Graphics card question
17-06-2005, 10:01 #2
if you can handle Wow you should be able to handle guild wars. if anything you would have to knock down the video quality a notch or 2
17-06-2005, 17:56 #3Originally Posted by Niteus
The point is, you CAN use a different graphics card. But your computer will probably be able to play GW.
17-06-2005, 23:17 #4
My mobo had a pretty inadequate onboard video adapter on it. When I installed GW, it told me that my video adapter wasn't compatible. I said ok and was able to run GW on the lowest settings with a little bit of jumpyness. Also gave me problems with the graphics during character creation. Bottom line, though, was that I could play it.
18-06-2005, 00:53 #5NiteusGuest
Thanks for the info...i went out and bougt GW today, it runs on fairly well set on the lowest settings, a little jumpy, but not to bad. Thanks
18-06-2005, 15:21 #6
Personally I'd spring for the $60 or so to get a decent new videocard... playing Guild Wars and other games smoothly on pretty settings is totally worth it.