The X300 doesn't really suck, unless you got the standard one, not the Extreme AX300 SE-X
On that laptop, games that are made on the Unreal-1 engine, should play fine, games like UT(99), CoD, SoF, MoH:AA... stuff like that. I don't know about BF-2142, because it's a completly different engine.
These are the recommended specs, which means you can get the details and settings at just below middle.Specs
Operating system: Windows XP with latest service pack installed
DirectX 9.0c February 2006 edition (included)
CPU: 3.0 Ghz
RAM: 1.5 Gb
Video Card: 256Mb DirectX compliant video card, Pixel shader 2.0 and above.
Hard Drive space: 1.8Gb of space is required to install the game
Internet connection: 512Mb Cable/DSL connection
If you are below this with anything, don't count on a reasonable framerate.
Besides, it's a laptop designed for powersaving...
You got 512MB short of recommended RAM, about 9% short on processor speed.(didn't count Ghz) andyou got Vista.
Before you run the game, select the
Some more info that might shock you:
SUPPORTED VIDEO CHIPSETS WITH LATEST DRIVER VERSION INFO.
Driver tested: Catalyst v6.7 Windows XP
Radeon 9500/9700 series
Radeon 9550 series
Radeon 9600 series
Radeon 9800 series
Radeon X300 series (non integrated versions)
Radeon X600 series
Radeon X700 series
Radeon X800 series
Radeon X850 series
Radeon X1300 series
Radeon X1600 series
Radeon X1800 series
Radeon X1900 series
Driver tested: Forceware v91.31 Windows XP
GeForce 5800 series
GeForce 5900 series
GeForce 6200 series
GeForce 6800 series
GeForce 7300 series
GeForce 7800 series
GeForce FX 5700 series
GeForce FX 5900 series
GeForce FX 5950 series
Please note that attempting to play the game using video hardware that isn’t listed above may result in reduced performance, graphical issues or cause the game to not run at all.
(Above info is from http://www.geekstogo...p/t127778.html)
Edited by IO-error, 07 March 2007 - 03:18 AM.