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Can i run decent games with Intel HD 4000 2.30ghz and 4gb ram?

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December 8, 2012 4:00:14 AM

I really wanna know what games i can run with my specs...

Intel HD 4000 2.30ghz processor and 4gb ram...
the games i wanna be able to play are -

far cry 3, COD Black ops 2 or the first one, Need for speed shift, Skyrim, Star wars battlefront 2 and any of the halo games??? thanks guys/girls
December 8, 2012 5:45:00 AM

not really. the hd 4000 will play games at reduced settings but is very quickly being left behind as minimum spec... better to get a dedicated gpu for high end gaming. for browser games and basic angry birds its more than enough but its just not good enough to play bf3 at competitive rez and settings.
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December 8, 2012 8:32:51 AM

ok thanks for the reply, cant really get a new one any time soon.. but will look out for some decent ones. I was wondering if it could play any of the other games mentioned on low-med graphics??? would like to know thanks..
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December 8, 2012 9:31:28 AM
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December 8, 2012 11:14:01 AM

It can easily handle Halo CE and 2.
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December 8, 2012 10:00:37 PM

jay_nar2012 said:
It can easily handle Halo CE and 2.


thanks thought so... i was wondering if halo on pc can be played with lan no internet connection?

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December 8, 2012 10:43:46 PM

CE requires no Internet connection, the same should go for 2 as well.
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December 8, 2012 11:09:21 PM

@ 1366X768 resolution I know that Mass Effect 3, and Fallout 3 will run on low or a mix of low/medium on an Intel HD 3000 (laptop). It also handled Cities XL 2012 pretty well, but I don't think that's your type of game.
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December 8, 2012 11:40:19 PM

I can handle ME3 with shadows and AA on with a mobile HD3000 with an i3- 2310M, it makes it a little slower (1-4FPS) but is still kinda playable, it should perform better on the mobile HD4000.
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December 9, 2012 9:04:42 AM

alright thanks every one, feel free to add any other games to this thread, really interesting and good to know these things. yeah my type of games are FPS, RPG, and some RTS games and all mixed together aha... Gaming is a passion !
- AngelOfDarkness -
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December 10, 2012 4:56:25 AM

Best answer selected by xXpictopizzXx.
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December 10, 2012 7:03:10 PM

Sunius said:
It will work for skyrim for sure.

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December 10, 2012 7:44:09 PM

i know now you do not DTop but if for someone that has 1 this is what you will need
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August 29, 2013 12:17:58 AM

I'm not sure about the other games, but I can confirm that Skyrim runs smooth (above 30 FPS) on medium settings at 1280x720 on an Intel HD Graphics 3000 equipped laptop. You have Intel HD Graphics 4000, which should be at least 30-50% better, so you should be able to play it just fine, too. The following resources from my blog provide some more information and tips and may be of help:

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Intel HD Graphics

4 Ways to Improve Intel HD Graphics Performance
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