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Old 03-23-2009, 02:06 PM   #16
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According to:

VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 65x/M650/740 PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter

what interface is it ?

I forgot that this was a laptop as there is a similar thread about a desktop. Either way most laptops do have interchangeable video cards.
 
Old 03-23-2009, 02:32 PM   #17
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How is he going to fit an AGP/PCI-E card in his laptop?
Software mode games all the way for Woohoo, sadly.

One more tweak to try: if BIOS allows to increase shared memory for SIS chip it can help to boost performance a little bit.
Good point!.
I was forgetting it's a laptop.......
 
Old 03-24-2009, 02:27 AM   #18
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Cool

yeah, laptop is poo. I bought in in 2001 i think in Thailand. 3 months later, comapny went bust! I have no idea about my interface, i did sysinfo and got this lot.

SYSTEM INFORMATION
Running Ubuntu 8.10 (intrepid).
GNOME: 2.24.1 (Ubuntu 2008-10-24)
Kernel version: 2.6.27-11-generic
GCC: 4.3.2 (i486-linux-gnu)
Xorg: unknown (24 October 2008 08:00:16AM)
Hostname: alovemachine
Uptime: 0 days 0 h 29 min

CPU INFORMATION
GenuineIntel, Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.00GHz
Number of CPUs: 1
CPU clock currently at 1991.902 MHz with 512 KB cache
Numbering: family(15) model(2) stepping(4)
Bogomips: 3983.80
Flags: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm up pebs bts

MEMORY INFORMATION
Total memory: 216 MB
Total swap: 635 MB

STORAGE INFORMATION
SCSI device - scsi0
Vendor: ATA
Model: FUJITSU MHR2020A
SCSI device - scsi1
Vendor: QSI
Model: DVD-ROM SDR-081
HARDWARE INFORMATION
MOTHERBOARD
Host bridge
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 650/M650 Host(rev 01)
PCI bridge(s)
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Virtual PCI-to-PCI bridge (AGP)
USB controller(s)
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 07) (prog-if 10)
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.1 Controller (rev 07) (prog-if 10)
ISA bridge
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS961 [MuTIOL Media IO]
IDE interface
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE] (rev d0) (prog-if 80 [Master])
Subsystem: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE]
GRAPHIC CARD
VGA controller
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 65x/M650/740 PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter
Subsystem: Uniwill Computer Corp Device 5100
SOUND CARD
Multimedia controller
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Sound Controlle(rev a0)
Subsystem: Uniwill Computer Corp Device 5203
NETWORK
Ethernet controller
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 90)
Subsystem: Uniwill Computer Corp Device 5002
Modem
Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Modem Controller (rev a0)
Subsystem: Uniwill Computer Corp Device 4003

Please note:my name is not alovemachine. it is purely my way.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 02:49 PM   #19
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Darn, well if you can't find a way to replace it with a better one, you'll have to stick to games that don't require 3D acceleration too much.

Most games listed on here will work:
http://happypenguin.org/

Anything that looks to be 3D and high quality graphics will likely not run.
 
Old 03-25-2009, 04:24 AM   #20
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You can't replace video cards in old laptops because they are soldered (no MXM port or smth similar).
Anyway, his accelerator is integrated so there might be no space either.

Last edited by Alien_Hominid; 03-25-2009 at 04:26 AM.
 
Old 03-28-2009, 04:11 AM   #21
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Add to your list of runnable games the following serious ones:

- Enemy Territory
- SuperTux
- Planet Tux
- Quake 3
- Battle for Wesnoth
- Torcs
- Neverball
- Maniadrive
- Cube
- AssaultCube
 
Old 03-28-2009, 07:59 AM   #22
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:42 PM   #23
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also view this thread..

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-linux-589545/
 
Old 07-23-2009, 05:19 AM   #24
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Your computer is not bad at all...

Its quite good actually... There are lot of fun opesource games... i like World of Padman.. A really cool multiplatform shooter game... check it out

Also you can play online games anytime, check OrcPad.com i like the selection of games there...

Theres plenty of cool games around, and many don't require very very high end computers
 
  


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