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Well, I'm online but I'm not sure if my laptop or my DSL is causing me some troubles. I joined a 4 vs. 4 Expert AI game and I think I created a bit of lag. The game ran and no one quit but it was a bit slow. I've played one 1v1 but it lost connection. I don't know if that is because the tide had just turned in my favor vs. my Japanese opponent or some lag (I went FF and he did a pseydo FF.) My new places router was flakey but appears to be fine since the firmware was updated and I re-punched down the DSL connection. Maybe I'll have less failed to join issues to boot.

My PC shows up in another weak and I should be my normal speedy self. If anyone wants to get some practice 1v1 games I can play on the laptop for now. I'm sticking with still OP China ? I definately don't feel OP with them.
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I'm always willing to play 1v1 for practice - I can use it :)
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^ Same.
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I reduced my graphics settings one step lower. 800x600. I think that helped a bit making my game faster. I suspect my DSL may not be as good as my cable was though.
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DSL usually isn't.
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hmm if it's slow or weak connection when my PC arrives I'll push to get cable at the house.
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What graphics card and what cpu does the laptop have?

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2.4Ghz Pentium 512MB of Ram and ATI IGP-340M video. I've already opened up one bottleneck by going for 256MB of ram to 512MB. I may just need to find a 512MB chip.
The CPU is a desktop CPU not a mobile CPU. Compaq.. HP didn't start making half decent gaming laptops until recently.
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Won't help so much, in ur case the graphics card is the bottle neck.

It is an old integrated graphics released in 2002 and the benchmark i saw was ummm ..... devastating.

And the IGP will take memory from the ram for its own. I wouldn't invest more money into this laptop

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