The Red Dragon Inn - home of the Audalis campaign setting.  Online D&D gaming, art, poerty, stories, advice, chat, and more

Support the Inn! If you are doing holiday shopping online, please use this affiliate link for Amazon.
You pay the exact same prices, but the Inn earns a small referral fee. Thanks!

We currently have 4025 registered users. Our newest member is JessieErickson.
Online members: TannTalas
Username Password Remember me
Not a member? Join today! | Forgot your password?
Latest Updated Forum Topics  [more...]
Dungeons and Dragons - The Trilogy War (posted by TannTalas)The Trilogy War
Q&A Threads - Kith, the Cat, and the Khatun Q&A (posted by breebles)Kith, Cat, Khatun Q&A
Fantasy RPGs - The Adventures of Kith, the Cat, and the Khatun (posted by Eol Fefalas)Kith, Cat, and Khatun
Q&A Threads - Flesh & Blood - A CyberPunk Game (posted by CameToPlay)Flesh & Blood Q&A
Common Room - The Pet Dragon Inn (posted by breebles)Pets!
Latest Blog Entries
Revenge of the Drunken Dice
Latest Webcomics
Loaded Dice #80: Priorities
RPG MB #15: Master of the Blade
Floyd Hobart #19: High School Reunion IV
There are currently 0 users logged into DragonChat.
Is the site menu broken for you? Click here for the fix!

You are here: Home --> Forum Home --> General Forum --> Entertainment --> Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Jump to: [First Page] [Prev] 1 2 3 4 5   
    Messages in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
RDI T-shirts!

Neutral Good Womens
Price: $16.50

RDI T-shirts!

How I Roll
Price: $17.00

Eol Fefalas
Keeper of the Kazari
RDI Staff
Karma: 462/28
8466 Posts


...yeah... I guess I forgot about Peter, huh? My bad... hehehe...

The man does have an incredible voice!

Posted on 2012-04-28 at 16:05:26.

TRSG 2.0
Karma: 113/94
1606 Posts


I'm a right sucker for the violin...

Posted on 2012-05-01 at 01:18:11.

Karma: 138/3
1049 Posts

can't get enough!

I'm even perfectly happy when I'm watching it being played!

Posted on 2012-05-01 at 03:24:19.

TRSG 2.0
Karma: 113/94
1606 Posts

A question.

My laptop meets all the system specs for Skyrim except for the graphics card. Instead of having a dedicated graphics card my laptop uses an Intel intergrated chipset. The problem I had/may still have is that the chipset only had a maximum RAM of 300 and something MB... through the instalation of new drivers and general system maintenence stuff I've managed to boost the max RAM to 1.7GB (who knew new drivers and maintenence would make such a difference?) but it's dedicated RAM is still only 64MB.

Skyrim required 512MB RAM as minimum specs and 1GB of RAM as the recomended specs for the graphics card.

My question is this: Should I be able to play Skyrim on my current system giving the improvements to the graphics chipset RAM and that my laptop meets all other specs?

PS: General RAM is 4GB (recomended for Skyrim is 4 and minimum is 2), I guess that is important as that's probably where the graphics chipset will steal the extra RAM it needs, and I have Pixel Shader version 4 and Vertex Shader version 4 which are apparently the other graphics requirements.

Posted on 2012-05-01 at 13:23:55.
Edited on 2012-05-01 at 13:26:26 by Loki

Eol Fefalas
Keeper of the Kazari
RDI Staff
Karma: 462/28
8466 Posts


...good question, Loki! I'd say that, given the phenominal graphics in the game, if you could get it to run you might have to go really "low end" on the graphics output in order to keep things from bogging down during gameplay... This, of course, will make the visuals slightly less than spectacular but should, at least, make it playable. *shrugs*

I'd recommend buying a new graphics card, myself, though. Just sayin'...

Posted on 2012-05-01 at 13:43:00.

Jump to: [First Page] [Prev] 1 2 3 4 5   

  Partners:       Dungeons and Dragons resources, from 2nd to 4th Edition | for the gamer who's sick of the typical Dungeons and Dragons Adventures, #1 resource for D&D Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition  
View/Edit Your Profile | Staff List | Contact Us
Use of the RDINN forums or chatrooms constitutes agreement with our Terms of Service.
You must enable cookies and javascript to use all features of this site.