need info

By sirrah
Sep 7, 2003
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  1. Can someone please help me....
    We play Toontown (a disney game).....The graphics are not in
    3-D..the animation is "blocky" I wrote to Toontown and they said I needed this in order to play.....

    Microsoft Windows 98, ME, 2000, or XP
    > P2 300 MHz or faster CPU or AMD K6-2 or faster
    > 128MB RAM memory or more
    > 100MB free space on your "Program Files" hard drive (usually C: drive)
    > A video card with 3-D acceleration and at least 8MB
    > (32MB/AGP 3D video card is recommended)
    > A 56K modem, or a faster Internet connection
    > Microsoft DirectX 7.0 (or newer)
    > Microsoft IE v. 4.0 (or newer)
    >
    this is what I have.....

    Operating System: Windows 98 (4.10, Build 2222) A
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: n/a
    System Model: n/a
    BIOS: n/a
    Processor: AMD-K6(tm) 3D processor, MMX, 3DNow, ~530MHz
    Memory: 120MB RAM
    Page File: 56MB used, 1871MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0b (4.09.0000.0902)
    DX Setup Parameters: /Silent
    DxDiag Version: 4.09.0000.0902 32bit
    Card name: Trident Blade3D/MVP4 (63)
    Manufacturer: Trident Microsystems
    Chip type: Blade 3D/MVP4
    DAC type: Trident-Built-In
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1023&DEV_8400&SUBSYS_B1AB0E11&REV_5D\000800
    Display Memory: 6.0 MB
    Current Mode: 800 x 600 (16 bit)(optimal refresh rate)
    Monitor: COMPAQ MV520 Color Monitor
    Monitor Max Res: 1024,768
    Driver Name: trid_p3d.drv
    Driver Version: 4.12.0001.2214 (English)
    DDI Version: 7
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 1/19/2000 15:38:12, 189376 bytes


    Ok does this match up??? and if it doesnt what do I need to do???
    I am so lost I am about to throw the comp. out the window!!
    :rolleyes: :confused:
    any help would really be appreciated!!:grinthumb
    Thanks
    Allison
    sirrah@cox-internet.com
  2. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,928

    You only have 6MB of display memory, and the game says it requires minimum 8 MB. Also system memory required by game is 128MB, and you only have 120 MB. This is a little odd as I would have expected the total to be 128MB (120MB system + 8 MB video, or 122MB system + 6MB video). I assume that your video card is built-in to the mainboard and is using system RAM (trident is common). What you need is to add more memory to run that game. Everything else appears fine. You haven't specified the mainboard make/model so that's about all the info your gonna get for now.
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