Having problems with your PC Laptops ?

Poor framerate with game- how to improve?

\015 I just recently purchased a HP lappy (dv6815nr) and I need some advice on what would be the best route for me to go;I was very impressed with the speed of the laptop up until I played World of Warcraft. The frame rate is not so great and actually effects game play SO I was trying to figure out what would be the best thing for me to do to up the frame rate because in-game options/prefs didn't help at all when I cut them all down to the bare minimum. It must be a hardware issue. Now, I was thinking either getting rid of Vista since it's such a Ram hog and putting in XP...OR...since my Ram is expandable to 4gigs-I would expand it. But, I'm at 3gigs right now so would it really make all that much of a difference? Or if you can think of something even better than the two options I was thinking about- please let me know! (besides buying a better lappy ^__^ )\015

Answers :

First of all if you are running vista what ever amount of ram you have in your computer you can just cut that in half the second you bought it. yes its that much of a hog. yes liberate your computer and get rid of vista. getting xp would be a good first step but i dont play WOW but if you can run it on linux by all means that is the best solution. oh and if you just added ram dont expect any change. the main thing that ram contributes too is how fast your computer will run on the internet. more change will be seen with how many windows you have opended or the speed that you can surf the web at. over all solution would to just get rid of vista, maybe add some ram for a slight performance boost,three isnt getting you anywhere, and try running an operating system that has a smaller footprint, linux if it can run WOW or xp. (try using both and only going to xp for gaming thats what i do)

Sounds like a dual core problem. is it athlon if it is youll need the dual core optimiser. i have same problem unfortunatley i dont think the optimizer works on laptops, bugger!"
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Laptops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Poor framerate with game- how to improve?


First of all if you are running vista what ever amount of ram you have in your computer you can just cut that in half the second you bought it. yes its that much of a hog. yes liberate your computer and get rid of vista. getting xp would be a good fi ... PC Laptops

Games Crash.. I got problems with applications such as games or anything that uses the video card. If u run one it will work until it crashes with no way to tell when it will crash. Sometimes games crash after 15 mins and sometimes they last hours. I tried reinstalling windows but i still got the same problem. Once in a while after a few crashes, suddenly a blue screen appears for a second and the notebook reboots by itselfs. What could be wrong, VGA drivers? the Card?Is some1 having the same pr


Make sure it's getting enough air; a lot of laptops have undersized heat sinks on the video hardware and poorly routed airflow. If you get one of those laptop cooling pads with the fans in them that should help, and if you don't mind removing a few p ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Potential Heat Damage?


Alot of the games require that a certain video card be used for otimal graphics. your laptops computer could very well have a card that is not up to the challenge of running those games. if you can watch movies and play music and all that other stuff ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Any help building a media center box


Are the video card drivers installed? depending on which card it has its either a Ati card, sis or Nvidia. you can get the drivers for it from here ... Acer Aspire T310 PC Desktop

Randomly shutting down


The cause of the over heating is poor manufacturing and weak cooling designs. HP for years has had consistent issues with their cooling design which still baffles me to this day. If you were to open the HP you would notice immediately th ... HP Pavillion ZV6000 Notebook

Speed fan shows 95 C when i play games(poor frame rates)!!!!


I had the same problem, a year and half old laptop burning like the sun under full load. Temperatures would soar above 100 degrees C. Then I did some research and got the knowhow needed to open my keyboard (fairly simple for HP noteb ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Over heating probelm and freezing playing Games


You know in 'f that would be a nice weather.. in 'c its a nice Sauna.The heatsinks and cooling in general is very poor on this series of laptops, I would recommend you use canned air in the ventilation slots and on the fan to get al ... Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

PC IS NOT RUNNING ANY CD/DVD'S


Janice, if you say the only change on your system was the installation of this game you may want to start troubleshooting by uninstalling your beloved game and retest playing cd/dvd.\015\012if it works... your game may have been poorly made and ... PC Desktops

Monitor turns blank after start of game


Hi,\015\012\015\012Try reinstalling the game. try to reduce the settings for the game in display options of the game, like trilinear filters, buffers , etc,etc... also check wether you have the updated version of direct x and check for yo ... PC Desktops

Hp pavilion dv9720us upgrades


Ou guys are some *** clowns. Why dont you just do like the 1st post said and then if all fails shoot yourself and donate your computer to a todler who will enjoy it more then you have ... HP Pavilion dv9720us Notebook

Poor Gaming Hello i am varun. i wanted to know some things. Mostly the good games dont work properly in my pc, like call of duty: world at war and prince of persia 2008. My pc's configuration is: 2gb ram, intel core 2 duo processor, nvidia geforce 8400 se and 2.66 GHz. Arent these configurations enough for these games? I am waiting for the help eagerly.


Hi varun this is navZ!!!!!\015\012\015\012i also have the same problem \015\012& \015\012i know the soln too\015\012\015\012check out for some .txt files in the folder where u have installed the game...it'ld gi ... Activision Call of Duty - World at War for PC

I cannot play online enabled games from my pc will my sound device effect this if it isnt installed to the driver that my game is installed on


Your graphics card or lack of one can do this but they usually play but at very poor quality unless you are playing a game that required a graphics card you should be able to play it still. Does the game play offline? You could try downloading daemon ... PC Desktops

Top Gun Afterburner FFB Joystick flop around and grinds with forward stick


Hi, this is a very common problem with people who use those types when they get used alot the ball it sits on wheres and then it dont sit properly causing the problem you are having.The problem is as the parts a plastic they never last th ... Guillemot Top Gun Flight Control System (001-0004-FCS) Joystick

AMD 64 x2 dual core processor 3800+ speed problem.


You stated some games are not using the dual core - you should know that software must be designed specifically for multi-core processors to use more than one core. Some games, especially older ones, will be no faster on a 2.8ghz dual core system tha ... AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Dual Core Processor - Socket 939 (AMDX23800)

I want to create a new server for free for counter stike game


How to make a Counter Strike 1.6 Dedicated serverWhat do we need ?HLDSupdatetool -> ... 3Com Computer Servers

My computers wifi does not work


It sounds like you have a poor signal from your wireless router. Try moving the router to a higher or more open position so that the signal can reach a larger area.\015\012\015\012As far as the graphics, most games require a high end grap ... Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

Intel Celeron Upgrade


I know how you feel, you want to improve your situation but not spend a lot of money, and squeeze some more out of what you already bought. You have a latop that works, no need to get rid of it. The problem is that CPUs on laptops are really not made ... Intel Celeron D 335, 2.8 GHz Processor

Logitech z-5500 speakers digital setting working but not 100%


... Logitech Z-5500 Computer Speakers

Problem about my acer 4520's video card


Dear Abduljim,\015\012 Im not sure which 4520 you have? there is a 4520g or 4520. I will assume you have just the 4520. There could be any number of reasons your seeing things not too clearly,first you should have the ... PC Laptops

Laptop slow in playing facebook games


This is such a small laptop that it comes with a very weak processor. The games make the processor work hard to display the images properly so that is your problem. You may want to consider returning the laptop and buying a better one. ... Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

Problem with pc while playing games


I think that it is the simple problem of ram so you want to improve your ram at 1GB so your all game work successful ... Computer Games

Bejeweled 2 deluxe stopped working in accelerated graphics mode


... Macplay Bejeweled 2 for Windows

Call of Duty runs in slow motion follow-up


Your system is more than enough. But your video card might not beor it has problems. Onboard video is very poor to begin with.Which ever you have,make sure you have the newest drivers for yourgraphics. Have you installed any of the ... HP Pavilion a1610n PC Desktop

I RECENTLY BOUGHT TOSHIBA SATELITE A-300 1J1 .BUT WHAT I FOUND I MEAN WHAT I EXPERIENCED IS ITS TOO SLOW AND VISTA IS PISSING ME OFF LIKE HELL POOR PERFORMENCE AND WHAT IS MORE VEXING IS I CANT PLAY GAMES AS THE BUILT IN GRAPHICS CARD THAT YOU (TOSHIBA) PROVIDES IS SO LOW THAT EVEN PC COMPATIABLE GAMES CANT RUN HERE . WHAT CAN I DO.I WANT TO SELL IT.ITS SO FRUSTRATING THAT BUYING RELATIBLY LATEST LAPTOPS STILL COULD NOT RUN GAMES THAT I COULD HAVE RUN IN WINDOWS ONE YEAR BACK. I WANT TO REPLAC


You can purchase a copy of XP and install it, but it may void your warranty with the manufacturer. You can also try running programs in Vista using XP compatibility mode (right click on the program and select properties and then select the compatibi ... PC Desktops

Trying to install game, it installed but when i started to play a message comes on the screen that says :exception caught access violation(attempted to read from 0x8) log created:cprogramfilesfocussirusescape from paradise. ig4dev32(0x03BA9E8A) 03BA9E8A.


First try to upgrade your video card, update DirectX to 9.0 or 10 whichever your card supports. If that doesn't do it, reinstall the game. Does your system support the requirements of the game(lowest works very poorly, mid is usually functional at th ... HP PC Desktops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1278 seconds