Can you tell if my laptop will run the game?

Technical Support
The video card is a Intel HD Graphics.

Here goes the info:

System Information
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Time of this report: 5/16/2012, 21:25:49
Machine name: CHBE1
Operating System: Windows 7 Professionnel 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120330-1504)
Language: French (Regional Setting: French)
System Manufacturer: LENOVO
System Model: 44444VF
BIOS: Ver 1.00PARTTBL
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 560 @ 2.67GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3892MB RAM
Page File: 2436MB used, 5346MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

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Display Devices
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Card name: Intel(R) HD Graphics
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Intel(R) HD Graphics (Core i5)
DAC type: Internal
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0046&SUBSYS_215A17AA&REV_02
Display Memory: 1696 MB
Dedicated Memory: 64 MB
Shared Memory: 1632 MB
Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (50Hz)
Monitor Name: ThinkPad Display 1366x768
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: LEN40B0
Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (60.011Hz)
Output Type: Internal
Driver Name: igdumd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igdumdx32,igd10umd32
Driver File Version: 8.15.0010.2253 (English)
Driver Version: 8.15.10.2253
DDI Version: 10
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 11/29/2010 05:23:16, 7428608 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
WHQL Date Stamp:
Device Identifier: {D7B78E66-4306-11CF-D77C-5001A2C2C535}
Vendor ID: 0x8086
Device ID: 0x0046
SubSys ID: 0x215A17AA
Revision ID: 0x0002
Driver Strong Name: oem42.inf:Intel.Mfg.NTamd64:iILKM0:8.15.10.2253:pci\ven_8086&dev_0046&subsys_215a17aa
Rank Of Driver: 00E60001
Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_A ModeMPEG2_C ModeWMV9_B ModeWMV9_C ModeVC1_B ModeVC1_C
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I would think not.

While your CPU is powerful enough and you have 4gb of ram, your laptop doesn't have a graphics card (is using inbuilt graphics). Games are the main reason behind graphics card sales.

Unfortunately if you had a desktop I could point you towards a cheap graphics card but with laptops it isn't that simple. You'll have to speak with lenovo if you want to add a graphics card to see if it is possible.

There are threads (including a good stickied one) which details supported and unsupported graphics cards, you may look there to see if you can run D3 using inbuilt graphics. Or you could ask a friend who owns the game for a guest pass (which comes with the game). Either way if it does run it will look horrible and likely provide sub par gaming environment so I'd recommend looking at getting a gaming system (they are getting cheaper day by day).

Good luck,
Cyn
Anyone who has played the game on a laptop can let me know if it is a viable platform to play this game?

Thanks!
Go Here: http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri/intro.aspx and check yourself.
i am using the same laptop at work EXCEPT mine runs at a 2ghz processor speed. the key is to run everything at the minimum AND switch to 800x600. it eorks very well for me and it doesnt look bad(not as good as my home system but it works good with low graphics). now granted, i've only gotten to the end of act 1 so far but i dont get much time to play. im guessing it will work fine through the whole game as i've come across 20-30 enemies at once without lagging
So Banshee you're saying your graphic card is an Intel HD Graphics as well?
I have Intel HD Graphics on my laptop. If you lower the resolution to 800x600 and run everything at minimum the game runs perfectly fine.
awesome, i have been fretting over this also,

i have a toshipa satellite A505
I3 processor
4gb ram
and Intel GMA HD
So it would appear the Intel HD Graphic card is sufficient to run the game at lowest settings.

Anybody else has the same graphic card who can confirm?
I am also running the Intel HD graphics family card in my lenovo laptop. I can confirm that the game runs perfectly well with lowest settings in 800x600 resolution. It isn't ideal playing situation with low graphics but it works well for when I am away from my desktop.

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