Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
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I'm buying a new computer and I wanted to get everyone's opinion as to whether or not this computer would be able to run STO with everything maxed out. No sense spending a crap ton of money if I can't play STO in top form! Here are the specs on what I'll be getting:

Operating system Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-720QM Processor (1.6GHz, 6MB L2 Cache, 1333MHz FSB) w/Turbo Boost up to 2.8 GHz
Memory FREE Upgrade to 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm) from 3GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
Hard drive FREE Upgrade to 320GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
Graphics card 1GB Nvidia GeForce GT 230M
Display 18.4" diagonal High Definition HP Ultra BrightView Infinity Display (1920x1080p)
Lt. Commander
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# 2
01-11-2010, 07:49 PM
Processor is lacking a little, so you might experience some lag, but otherwise it looks fine to me.e
Lt. Commander
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# 3
01-11-2010, 07:57 PM
Mobile GPUs do often have issues with fill rate though.
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# 4
01-11-2010, 08:08 PM
I run full-settings on my 9800M GTS with more than acceptable framerates at 1920x1200. Not sure where the 230 falls into the spectrum, though.

CPU actually looks fine to me. My lappy's got a Centrno2 dual-core at somewhere around that clockrate.
Lt. Commander
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# 5
01-11-2010, 08:11 PM
My laptop is running a Nvidia GeForce GO 7600, @1440x900. Seemed to work ok for CB.
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# 6 This site holds the answer
01-11-2010, 08:18 PM
http://cyri.systemrequirementslab.com/srtest/
go to that site. it requires you to download a plugin but it will assess your system and compare it with the system requirments. couple of faults such as saying your graphics card is not good enough when it clearly is but just doesnt have the right name etc. very useful tool

EDIT--- personally i dont think you will encounter nay problems provided you run your processor at 2.8ghz not 1.6. everything else seems more than adequate
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