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problem with lenovo laptop

By dr_rohitvyawahare ·
i have bought LENOVO 3000 Y500 MT/MO 7761-46Q series laptop 6 months ago but m having some problems with it like..
i cant play games even which do not require that high configuration like NFS-underground2, WOw, NFS-most wanted,
and a lot more...why is it so? even after updating the drivers,
when i go in display settings and see the adapter information it shows me in the following way..

adapter type : Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family

chip type : Intel(R) GMA 950
adapter string : Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family
bios information : Intel Video BIOS

total available graphics memory : 251 MB
dedicated video memory : 0 MB
system video memory : 64 MB
shared system memmory : 187 MB

why is it that the dedicated memory is 0 MB?


and when i go in intel graphics media properties it shows me in the following way...


Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile Report


Report Date: 03/12/2008
Report Time: 14:34:17
Driver Version: 7.14.10.1437
Operating System: Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic* , (6.0.6000)
Default Language: Russian
DirectX* Version: 10.0
Physical Memory: 1013 MB
Minimum Graphics Memory: 8 MB
Maximum Graphics Memory: 251 MB
Graphics Memory in Use: 93 MB
Processor: x86 family 6 Model 14 Stepping 12
Processor Speed: 1595 MHZ
Vendor I 8086
Device I 27A2
Device Revision: 03


* Accelerator Information *

Accelerator in Use: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family
Video BIOS: 1398
Current Graphics Mode: 1280 x 800 True Color (60 Hz)


* Devices Connected to the Graphics Accelerator *


Active Notebook Displays: 1


* Notebook *

Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Display Type: Digital
Gamma Value: 2,20
DDC2 Protocol: Supported
Maximum Image Size: Horizontal: Not Available
Vertical: Not Available
Monitor Supported Modes:
1280 x 800 (60 Hz)
Display Power Management Support:
Standby Mode: Not Supported
Suspend Mode: Not Supported
Active Off Mode: Not Supported


can anyone help me out with this thing soon as possible,,,,how to increase the dedicated memory? and how will it be
possible for me to play games on it?

u can reply me the solution on my email..
dr_rohitvyawahare@yahoo.com

thank you.

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It appears that

by robo_dev In reply to problem with lenovo lapto ...

Your laptop can support at most 256MB of video ram.

In the bios setup of many computers you can adjust the amount of ram that is assigned to the video adapter. From your settings it appears that the maximum (256MB) is already assigned.

Check the specifications for these games. they may require more than 256MB.

This is why a laptop is not the best machine to use to play games with.

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Not a Game Machine

by TheChas In reply to problem with lenovo lapto ...

This is not a good choice for gaming.

Anytime you have integrated graphics, you have problems with all but the simplest games.

It does not help any that you are running Vista.

Your only real option is to install the maximum amount of memory the system can take.

As far as dedicating memory to video, you can enter BIOS setup and see what options are there.

All in all though, if you desire to play games you need a system with a dedicated graphics adapter.

Chas

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Problem with lenovo laptop

by tomskaria In reply to problem with lenovo lapto ...

Yes i too hava lenovo laptop. Now i am strugling with that. I can not work with my SAP application into a Vista OS though i set up all that required. Lenovo is not suited for many things but you may check your mails and write a letter.
Thank for the greatest inventions in Lenovo..

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