StarCraft® II

Is my comp good enough to run sc2?

Comp specs:
8gb ram

Ati radeon hd 3200

Amd phenom X4 9500 quad core

Whenever I play online I would lag like hell and have like 0fps
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Nvidia graphics cards are better at running Blizzard games, other than that it looks okay.
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But whenever I play it would lag so much that its unbearable. Idk much about nvidia, which nvidia would you recommend that's the cheapest but also good
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I'd recommend a 1gb dedicated graphics card, but you need to make sure your power supply will support it. Your ATI HD 3200 is a on board graphics which isn't meant for gaming. Find out what type PCI express slot you have and what power supply is on your computer now. You should be able to get a 1gb graphics card for around $50. A Radeon 5450 or 6450 should work, but MAKE SURE your current power supply will support them.
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02/02/2013 06:08 AMPosted by TheBunz
Find out what type PCI express slot you have

You shouldn't have to check what "pci express slot you have?" Cause if you have pcie it will be compatible. Just check the power supply. Is it a prebuilt computer? Than don't bother. It would probably not have an extra auxiliary power cable.

The best graphics card you can get without relying on the power supply is the radeon 7750.

02/02/2013 06:08 AMPosted by TheBunz
A Radeon 5450 or 6450 should work, but MAKE SURE your current power supply will support them.

They draw power from the motherboard so it shouldn't matter.

02/02/2013 06:08 AMPosted by TheBunz
Your ATI HD 3200 is a on board graphics which isn't meant for gaming.

Also, isn't this a mobile graphics card?
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yeah. like everyone else has said - your gpu is the problem. is this a laptop or is this the built in mob card? if this is a laptop you are hosed and try running sc2 on lowest settings. if this is a desktop, getting an nvidia 650 or nvidia 560 is about as good as i think your system will handle with out upgrading your whole system.
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