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Old 12-09-2005, 05:37 PM   #1
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Question Advice on a good laptop for "Gaming"?

Anyone can give advice on a good quality laptop for gaming? I'm looking for one that has a 17 inch bright screen, a good video card for most games (maybe 128 MB or a good 64MB). I'm also hoping for a reasonable price around $1200 to $1500. Is that possible for a good quality laptop? and if so, it would help if you know where I can buy it but it's ok if you don't.
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Old 12-09-2005, 08:36 PM   #2
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I dont think I would go with a laptop for gaming. I dunno I just dont think the screen resolution is very good. My bro used to have a pretty nice emachine one and the resolution was noticeably worse than my emachines desktop. It could be called something else besides resolution though.
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Old 12-09-2005, 08:55 PM   #3
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Check www.abspc.com - they do great laptops.

For a CPU, check out their Turion MT line.
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Default Re: Advice on a good laptop for "Gaming"?

No offense but i don't really like emachines, always had problems with them.

For my gaming laptop computer a fujitsu is good, matter for fact i am typing from it. I play WoW, CS:S, HL:S, CS:CZ...lots o' stuff. Great laptop.

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http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...=i9300S2&s=dhs

this is a good one. upgrade the video card, and processor on this laptop, and it will play anything. not at the best settings of course. but it will be smooth..
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Old 12-10-2005, 03:03 AM   #6
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Bought a dell latitude (newer version) off of www.craigslist.org for a small 4 hundred fee.... It runs CS 1.6 at 60 fps with vsync on becuase I want a steady amount of fps.

Centrino P4 2.0GHz
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Good laptop. But I HATE laptops, and I HATE gaming Laptops. What are you going to do with a gaming laptop seriously?? They're over priced and have no battery life and not a very big screen. They usually suck anyways, and with battery lfe, don't expect it to use any of it's hardware. On battery, mine uses it's integrated graphics.
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Old 12-10-2005, 04:47 AM   #7
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ouch.. 1500 mark eh? you might JUST slip by with the 9700pro ... they do have cheaper laptops, but you gotta do some diggin..
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my advice would be, dont get a laptop fpr gaming! but of course its your choice
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Default Re: Advice on a good laptop for "Gaming"?

If you want a gaming laptop, you have to get a big fat heavy laptop, which isn't a laptop, but a desktop replacement.

Check out MV though, they do a laptop with a 6800 Go and Pentium M which isn't too big
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Old 12-10-2005, 12:11 PM   #10
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If u can afford a toshiba , even get it used... there well made... good laptops own a few in my family ... there very nice just get one with deticated graphics memory and the screen qaulity is great.... just take a walk in best buy
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