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October 29, 2009 2:28:37 AM

hey guys i got my hp compaq 6730s a month ago and i was wondering if there's anything i can do to improve graphic performance. what i want to do is play world of warcraft from time to time on my laptop at least on low settings. here's some info from DxDiag:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 10/28/2009, 18:53:24
Machine name: ACHI-83DD78B707
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_qfe.090804-1435)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Compaq 6730s
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5870 @ 2.00GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 954MB RAM
Page File: 515MB used, 1780MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode




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Display Devices
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Card name: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family
DAC type: Internal
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2A42&SUBSYS_30E8103C&REV_07
Display Memory: 512.0 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 800 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
Monitor Max Res: 1600,1200
Driver Name: igxprd32.dll
Driver Version: 6.14.0010.4953 (English)
DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 5/21/2008 04:48:46, 57344 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
VDD: n/a
Mini VDD: igxpmp32.sys
Mini VDD Date: 5/21/2008 04:48:46, 6018464 bytes
Device Identifier: {D7B78E66-6902-11CF-D560-E210A6C2CB35}
Vendor ID: 0x8086
Device ID: 0x2A42
SubSys ID: 0x30E8103C
Revision ID: 0x0007
Revision ID: 0x0007
Video Accel:
Deinterlace Caps: n/a
Registry: OK
DDraw Status: Enabled
D3D Status: Enabled
AGP Status: Not Available
DDraw Test Result: Not run
D3D7 Test Result: Not run
D3D8 Test Result: Not run
D3D9 Test Result: Not run

let me know if you need any more information about my laptop to help me, i new to this stuff

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a b D Laptop
October 29, 2009 3:19:25 AM

You've an integrated Intel GPU. That means you're stuck. There's pretty much nothing you can do to increase graphics performance - you'd have to get a new notebook.
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