graphics card help?

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#1 Posted by sharpspike39 (240 posts) -

I got a new desktop to play games but everygame i play is laggy and choppy. Ive tried bit trip runner, portal 2, and minecraft and all of them are choppy on the lowest settings. My desktop is a AMD Athlon II x4 645 quad-core processor with 4gb DDR3 memory. What I dont understand is I had a previous laptop that was only duel core processor and it ran alright with all three games but its worse on my desktop! :(

Does anyone know what im doing wrong?

#2 Posted by WaterSphere (203 posts) -
I'm not sure on the graphics card, but you can try and see if your drivers are up to date.
#3 Posted by nilzg (753 posts) -
tell us which gpu your laptop & desktop had/has
#4 Posted by Socijalisticka (1555 posts) -

Return it and go to Computer Hardware for a proper build.

#5 Posted by kraken2109 (13255 posts) -

Sounds like it has integrated graphics.

#6 Posted by Postmortem123 (7718 posts) -

Cuz your PC sucks.

Return it.

#7 Posted by sharpspike39 (240 posts) -

Well i was hoping i didnt have to because it will cost about 35 bucks to return. I think it just needs a better video or graphics card but idk :/

#8 Posted by sharpspike39 (240 posts) -

does anyone know where i can get a pretty good gaming pc for about... $300 or alittle more? or am i being too cheap?

#9 Posted by NintendoGamer3 (2848 posts) -
You can't get a $300 gaming computer at all, but you can possibly buy a graphics card for $200 and install it to your current desktop.