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how do i check what kind of graphics card my computer is?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by -MOE LESTER-, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. -MOE LESTER-

    -MOE LESTER- Guest

    i went into settings control panel and couldnt find anything on my graphics card..and i dont have the information for this laptop

    i just kno the card is from ATI
    help a nigga out
     
  2. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager -> Display Adaptors
     
  3. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,505 Likes Received: 440
    the first thing you do is trash your ati card.

    the second thing you do is buy an nvidia card.
     
  4. -MOE LESTER-

    -MOE LESTER- Guest

    alrite it says its an ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7000IGP

    i want to kno how many MB this is

    is it more than 32MB???

    i just loaded counterstrike condiiton zero onto my laptop and its choppy as fuck i think its the graphics


    where can i get a cheap Nvidia card at?
     
  5. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 1,974 Likes Received: 6
    You'll have to be quick, it should display the MB when your system boots up. Before the windows (or what have you) steez.

    For cheap shit go to www.pricewatch.com
     
  6. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    All about your card: http://www.ati.com/products/mobilityradeon...p/features.html

    Seems you can have anywhere from 16 - 128 MB of video RAM in their. If it's running choppy, I'm guessing you have 16-64 at the most. Could be dependent on your processer speed and the amount of regular RAM that you have, also.

    Laptop video cards generally do not perform as well as desktop cards, as the high-end desktop cards tend to need a lot of ventilation and are also power-hungry.


    iloveboxcars: I just got an ATI 9800 PRO to replace my NVIDIA ti4200, which had burnt out. I'm happy as hell with it, runs great.
     
  7. Swiffer Jet

    Swiffer Jet Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 14, 2003 Messages: 2,669 Likes Received: 0
    hahahaha

    I don't think you can put a new video card into a laptop because it's integrated to the motherboard?
     
  8. StarzAbove

    StarzAbove Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2003 Messages: 7,133 Likes Received: 6
    Very few laptops can have video card upgraded you might just be assed out:eek:
     
  9. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,505 Likes Received: 440
    yeah yeah, i was just trying to start a fight. hoping there were some nerd fanboys here i could get rowdy. :(
     
  10. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15

    OMG ATI IS SOO FUXING BETT0R THAN NVIDIA SL0T CARDS!!!~~ WHAT R YU THINKING???
     
  11. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    my crappy computer has the video hardware integrated into the board
     
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