Problem running my computer game (CPU speed)

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  1. dgo

    dgo New Member

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    I got a new computer (SPORE) yesterday, and I could play the first stage but it wouln't let me go to the second. I wondered if it was something wrong with my video drive, but it turned out not to be my video drive but my CPU speed.



    Here's what I got from http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/referrer/srtest


    CPU
    Minimum: 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent [If built-in graphics chipsets then 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent.]
    You Have: 2 processors running - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz

    CPU Speed
    Minimum: 2 GHz
    You Have: 1.50 GHz


    I am not very good with computers, so how do I fix this and how much will it probably cost me???
     
  2. dgo

    dgo New Member

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    It says my video card is ok though.


    [​IMG]CPU Minimum: 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent [If built-in graphics chipsets then 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent.] You Have: 2 processors running - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz

    [​IMG]<FAIL: Sorry, your CPU does not meet this minimum requirement. It may be time to purchase a more powerful computer to make your life easier. Click the 'We Recommend' button to discover how you can.






    [​IMG] CPU Speed Minimum: 2 GHz You Have: 1.50 GHz
    [​IMG]FAIL: Sorry, your CPU Speed does not meet this minimum requirement. It may be time to purchase a more powerful computer to make your life easier. Click the 'We Recommend' button to discover how you can.




    [​IMG]System RAM Minimum: 512 MB RAM (768 MB for Vista or built-in graphics) You Have: 2.0 GB






    [​IMG][FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]PASS[/FONT] [​IMG]Operating System Minimum: Windows XP/Vista You Have: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition, 32-bit (Build Service Pack 16001)








    [​IMG][FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]PASS[/FONT] [​IMG]Video Card Minimum: 128 MB Video Card, with support for Pixel Shader 2.0 (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 [GeForce 6200 for Vista]+ / ATI Radeon 9500+ / Intel 950+) You Have: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family ()











    [​IMG][FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]PASS[/FONT] Video Card Features - Minimum attributes of your Video Card
    [​IMG]Video RAM: Required - 128 MB , You have - 358 MB
    [​IMG]Video Card 3D Acceleration: Required - Yes , You have - Yes
    [​IMG]Pixel Shader Ver.: Required - 2.0 , You have - 3.0
     
  3. dgo

    dgo New Member

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    I just bought the laptop last November.

    What do I need to update about it, then?

    And that doesn't even seem to be the problem, acording to the website I meet the minimum requirements for video...
     
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    Yeah, I'm going to agree here... your video card AND CPU are underpowered for that game... you're pretty well stuck.
     

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