Is the mobile Intel HD 530 Integrated GPU ok to run Baldurs Gate 2 EE?

Discussion in 'Mobile Computing' started by biggles, Nov 28, 2019.

  1. biggles

    biggles [H]ard|Gawd

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    I just realized that my MSI gt72s dominator laptop has a gpu button. It functions a little like Nvidia Optimus. It turns off the nvidia 970m to increase battery life. I am trying to determine if the laptop could still run an old game like BG2 EE on the integrated graphics at 1080p. Given how old the game is it seems like it should work fine.

    The laptop has a 6820hk, 32 gb of ram, and an nvme ssd in case that is relevant.

    According to some articles on this the battery life would increase by about 50% when switching off the 970m. That would come in handy in my situation.
     
  2. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    System requirements
    Minimum system requirements:
    System:
    Windows XP / Vista / 7

    Processor:
    1 GHZ

    Memory:
    512 MB RAM

    Graphics:
    OpenGL 2.0 compatible < should be fine

    Storage:
    2 GB available space

    Sound:
    Compatible
     
  3. KarsusTG

    KarsusTG 2[H]4U

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    Ya, it should be fine. The requirements are so low that you can play that game on a tablet or phone. Not even the high end ones either.
     
  4. Byle_Kennett

    Byle_Kennett Limp Gawd

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    BG2 has less system requirements than windows 10. I think you're fine.