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02-24-2005, 10:51 AM
I was wondering what kind of graphics card do I need in a laptop to support DirectX 9 and OpenGL 1.3 and greater. It doesn't have to perform superb only that it runs. Does Shared memory have anything to do with this? Thanks.

02-25-2005, 11:41 AM
To meet your requirements you nned a notebook with either a ATI mobility Radeon 9600 (or better) or a Nvidia FX 5200 GO (or better) with at least 64 MB of dedicated video memory.

Stay away from shared memory solutions, their 3d performance sucks.