Hi,

I'm trying to play Skyrim on my laptop but I don't think my video card is good enough as my FPS averages out at 10. Just wondering if it is possible to upgrade the video card easily or am I looking at an impossible task?

I'm running:


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System Information
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Time of this report: 12/8/2011, 20:14:45
Machine name: ALEXBURTON-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Studio 1558
BIOS: Ver 1.00 BIOS A12 PARTTBLr
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3956MB RAM
Page File: 3202MB used, 4708MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

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Display Devices
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Card name: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Chip type: ATI display adapter (0x68E0)
DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_68E0&SUBSYS_04131028&REV_00
Display Memory: 2736 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1014 MB
Shared Memory: 1722 MB
Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: AUO22EC
Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (60.008Hz)
Output Type: Internal
Driver File Version: 8.17.0010.1041 (English)
Driver Version: 8.762.0.0

hello ,not many laptops have the option to change the video device as its almost always soldered to the motherboard ,ones that do have the option are usually dedicated ,sold as gaming laptops like the dell Alienware brand .that why its always bect to check on the specs and suggested use of the laptop when buying it .form what i read on google its clearly not a gamer ,a entertainment laptop at best/movies /photo editing .ect ect

side note ,i see from you computer specs that you and i share something ,our last names .

Gah wasted £70 on collectors edition of skyrim ah well :P

that is an hilarious coincidence :P