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#1 13 years ago

Hello whenever i get into a game of BF2 it seems to just sit and read the hard drive all the time,( the H/D access light is always on). System specs are: Computer: Computer Name SAREK DirectX (DirectX 9.0c) Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional OS Service Pack Service Pack 2 User Name Dave

Motherboard: BIOS Type Phoenix (07/07/05) Communication Port Bluetooth Communications Port (COM4) CPU Type Intel Pentium 4 640, 3200 MHz (16 x 200) Motherboard Chipset Intel Grantsdale i915P Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard Pavilion zd8000 (PU742AV#ABA) System Memory 1024 MB (DDR2 SDRAM)

Display: 3D Accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon X600 (M24) Video Adapter ATI MOBILITY RADEON X600 (256 MB) Video Adapter ATI MOBILITY RADEON X600 (256 MB) Monitor Plug and Play Monitor

Multimedia: Audio Adapter Intel 82801FB ICH6 - AC'97 Audio Controller [B-1]

Storage: IDE Controller Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM Ultra ATA Storage Controllers - 266F IDE Controller Texas Instruments PCIxx21 Integrated FlashMedia Controller SCSI/RAID Controller D347PRT SCSI Controller Disk Drive ST9100823A (100 GB, 5400 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100) Optical Drive Generic DVD-ROM SCSI CdRom Device Optical Drive TSSTcorp CD/DVDW TS-L532M (DVD+R9:2.4x, DVD+RW:8x/4x, DVD-RW:8x/4x, DVD-ROM:8x, CD:24x/10x/24x DVD+RW/DVD-RW) SMART Hard Disks Status OK

Partitions: C: (NTFS) 95385 MB (17155 MB free)

Input: Keyboard Quick Launch Buttons Mouse HID-compliant mouse Mouse Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad

Network: Network Adapter Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN ( Modem Conexant Data Fax Modem with SmartCP Any Help Would be great! Thanks, Dave


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#2 13 years ago

Umm, laptop? Sloooooow and nearly full hard drive, integrated video, not great for game playing.

First try defragging your HDD,that may help some. After that increase the size of your paging file.

That's really about all the advice can give you, laptops will never be as good as a desktop for games because of the compromises made to keep them small and use very little power. It is probaly fine to play older games like BF1942, but state of the art games like BF2 are very demanding on the PC components.