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Can i run Grand theft auto 4 on my pc and what i need?? d3d error: directx 9 vid

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September 21, 2012 4:56:31 PM


my pc requirements are

Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120330-1504)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: OptiPlex 755
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A10
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 2004MB RAM
Page File: 786MB used, 3222MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode
Card name: Intel(R) Q35 Express Chipset Family
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Intel(R) GMA 3100
DAC type: Internal
Display Memory: 256 MB
Dedicated Memory: 0 MB
Shared Memory: 256 MB
Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (59.790Hz)
output Type: HD15
Driver Name: igdumdx32.dll
Driver File Version: 8.14.0010.1930 (English)
Driver Version: 8.15.10.1930
DDI Version: 9Ex
Driver Model: WDDM 1.0
Driver Attributes: Final Retail

Please help me find the way to play this game gause i love it but i get error d3d error: directx 9 video card required. Whats wrong????????

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September 21, 2012 6:50:34 PM

Your problem is that you have an old intel integrated graphics chip. It does not meet the minimum requirements for the game. The only way you are going to get the game to even run is for you to buy a graphics card. More RAM would also probably help, GTA IV can be quite a memory hog. If you want recommendations for a graphics card, post which power supply your system has, and how much money you are willing to spend.

Be warned that GTA IV won't run all that well on your system, even with a graphics card. It is a badly optimized game, and won't run well on a slower Core 2 Duo CPU like the one you have. If you want halfway decent performance in GTA IV, you may want to consider a new system altogether.
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