Slow fps in games

By doublea2k7
Feb 23, 2008
  1. sometimes when i play warcraft III the game slows down and then after like 2 mins starts to go fast and then after 2 mins slows down and so on. also when i play delta foce extreme: the fps is low and it only gets high if i look at the ground and start walking from there. this usually happens in most first person shooter ( look at the ground and the fps increases, look up gets slow) here is my cpu settings:

    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
    System Model: VGN-FS715
    BIOS: Phoenix NoteBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.73GHz
    Memory: 502MB RAM
    Page File: 458MB used, 765MB 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

    Display Devices
    Card name: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family
    Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
    Chip type: Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset
    DAC type: Internal
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2592&SUBSYS_81B8104D&REV_03
    Display Memory: 128.0 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: 6.14.0010.4764 (English)
    DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 1/13/2007 09:33:00, 57344 bytes
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
    VDD: n/a
    Mini VDD: igxpmp32.sys
    Mini VDD Date: 1/13/2007 09:33:18, 5672032 bytes
    Device Identifier: {D7B78E66-66D2-11CF-6161-B2A1A2C2CB35}
    Vendor ID: 0x8086
    Device ID: 0x2592
    SubSys ID: 0x81B8104D
    Revision ID: 0x0003
    Revision ID: 0x0003
    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

    NFSFAN TS Rookie Posts: 245

    Your laptop cannot handle 3d games, because of its integrated intel graphics. If it had a dedicated NVIDIA or ATI card it would work much better.
  3. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,379

    NFSFAN is right, your laptop isn't fit for this type of gaming. If you haven't tried making sure the details are set to the lowest, try that.
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