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#1 Freedog


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Posted Jun 01 2020 - 07:49 AM

Logged on today for the first time in several years. Totally chuffed that GPL is still going strong. Looking to jump back in and looking for guidance on wether I should buy a new computer or use an old laptop I have. What kinds of stats do I need for a computer to run GPL reliably?

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Posted Jun 01 2020 - 10:30 AM

Welcome back!

Most hardwares works well with GPL. There are topics on this, search for "new pc" or "hardware".

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Posted Jun 01 2020 - 10:30 AM

If your old Laptop has a dedicated GPU and a 2-4 core CPU you should be almost fine.
An SSD could push the oldie much and RAM minimum 4GB better 8GB

Show us what you have ;)

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Posted Jun 01 2020 - 12:45 PM

Modern GPL tracks can have a lot of hi-res texture files, so having 4GB of video RAM can definitely be beneficial. You can probably get away with 2GB, but you may get a bit of stuttering at some tracks as textures are swapped between RAM and VRAM. Some tracks have alternate lo-res or low-detail files available to help avoid this problem. An SSD will help loading times at larger tracks too.

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Posted Jun 01 2020 - 01:51 PM

Freedog you could install the GPL 2020 Demo and test if it runs on your laptop.

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