So, I just bought a M15x alienware from dell with 6 GB of ram so I could play Rift and pvp.It has an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850. Whenever I get to an endzone boss or try to pvp I lag uncontrollably. My brother's laptop, which is years older, runs better on the same internet connection.
So I figure it's a driver issue? I can't possibly think of what else it might be and I really don't want to believe it's the machine already since I've had it less than a week. I updated to the 8.763 drivers off the dell site (because the alienware site redirected me there). It says the last time they updated them is September. Are these the right drivers? Can anyone help me figure out what I can do to get past 10 FPS (which drops even LOWER in pvp?)
I'm very frustrated.