As a sidenote, a friend of mine played through the vast majority of Portal on this system at these settings and it was definitely smooth enough there. Here, the M GS acquits itself admirably as nVidia hardware traditionally does in these games. The technician I got had me do a few tests so he could confirm it was the video chip that failed. Here, mercifully, that performance is again playable. Thanks to a class-action lawsuit , U. A sheet of paper where you can describe the problem, when it happens, etc.

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So, since they would have had to nuke my Windows 7 install to put Vista back on, I guess it was easier for them to drop in a new drive with Vista on it.


Now it will work starting up into Windows normally, although without hardware video acceleration. Tech — 60 Comments. After resuming my laptop from standby, I got pretty vertical lines like a lot of other people have had.

PHL-User, 2 days ago. Based on 1, user benchmarks. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It comes to me in a custom-built HP dvt. Something that promised us improved performance instead strangles even high end hardware, leaving it as a checkbox feature on lower class parts.


While the GeForce M GS is a pretty respectable performer, especially given its commonality, it does suffer from one major problem: Locally-deformable PRT Bat 2. Thanks to a class-action lawsuitU.

nVidia M GS Graphics Review

With the increased video memory should come a small but respectable boost in performance. All in all, it veforce a smooth process from calling tech support to when I got my computer back. This site uses cookies. We calculate effective 3D speed which estimates gaming performance for the top 12 games.

It remains comparable to its desktop counterpart. I called Dell tech support.


It managed to display the desktop, but there was significant corruption, exactly like the image below. When it booted back up, all seemed to be fine for a few hours. Average Bench Based on 1, samples. Once you put your hardware in, you call Purolator and schedule a pickup.

Generally regarded as still a fairly punishing the game, my experience with it has found it to be remarkably forgiving of even integrated graphics hardware. While browsing around Google Earth, my laptop suddenly displayed a memory parity error like the one above, and I had to force a restart.


Hardware wise, the M GS boasts a minimal bit memory bus and 16 unified shaders, offering the bare minimum for basic gaming performance.

Of course, the big question is: I got my box, 2 business days later.

A sheet of paper where you can describe the problem, when it happens, etc. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank. Crysis is unquestionably the most demanding game available, and bears inclusion as a representative of what games in the future probably at least six months into the future may require of hardware.

ESP-User, 1 day ago. I figured it was an isolated issue, and that these cases were within the normal failure rate. It is the go-to mass dedicated graphics part for both Dell and HP, the two biggest notebook retailers in North America.

The hard drive was also replaced and the old one was sent back to me, even though there was nothing wrong with it. Render target array GShader Sphere 3.