Left 4 Dead 2
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The title adds melee combat to enable deeper co-operative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more.
Introducing the AI Director 2.0, L4D's dynamic gameplay is taken to the next level by giving the Director the ability to procedurally change weather effects, world objects, and pathways in addition to tailoring the enemy population, effects, and sounds to match the players' performance. The result is a unique game session custom fitted to provide a satisfying and uniquely challenging experience each time the game is played. Featuring new Survivors, boss zombies, weapons, and items, Left 4 Dead 2 offers a much larger game than the original with more co-operative campaigns, more Versus campaigns, and maps for Survival mode available at launch.
Left 4 Dead 2 System Requirements
25 Oct 2012 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz / AMD Sempron 3100+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT Diamond Edition or NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7.5 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 2.4GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X800 XT or NVIDIA GeForce GT 230
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 7.5 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Left 4 Dead 2 Requirements
To run Left 4 Dead 2 on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 0MB GeForce GT 230 / Radeon X800 XT with a Core 2 Duo E4600 2.4GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ CPU. System memory required for Left 4 Dead 2 is 2 GB performance memory. To be able to run at all you will need at least 1 GB system memory. Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 9. Recommended needs around a 12 year old PC to run.
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Left 4 Dead 2 PC Release Date:

17 Nov 2009

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Can I run Left 4 Dead 2 at 60FPS on ultra at 1080p?
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Can I run Left 4 Dead 2 at 60FPS on ultra at 4k?
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I voted yes because…you can do anything with this gpu and cpu

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I've tried this on 4k with v sync on. No framedrops whatsoever.

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Can my little laptop run this game?

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Yes it can. I would say all Medium-Low settings, AA off + VSync Off, 1080p will give you about 40-50 fps average. Disabling backround processes, unparking CPU cores etc. may give you 3-4 fps boost.

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60FPS with triple buffering at 1080p all settings set to maximum
However, I get some frame drops, which I think is due to AA.
Disabling AA, reduces frequency.

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I voted no because you don't have enough VRAM, Integrated graphic card is a no no

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Even with total of 3259MB total graphic memory?

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Can I run Left 4 Dead 2 at 30FPS on low?
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Can I run Left 4 Dead 2 at 60FPS on medium at 720p?
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Yes, it should run well for you on medium :)

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You could possible run it on Low.

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Yes. I have this game and it runs quite smooth on this laptop at 1024x768 on medium/high (25-50 fps). Just disable your GPU and play it with your iGPU instead (I'm seeing that your GPU has worse performance than your iGPU, so try the game with both).

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