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Hello again, it's been awhile OC.net

I'm in the market for a laptop that will be able to run some of the current and upcoming titles at high if not max settings. I'm looking at the ASUS A53SV-XT1. Here is the link for the specs and price - I'm wondering if anyone here has tried it out. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated +rep for some good answers!

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...ku=A50-1563001

Thank you.
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The GT540 is low-mid card, will not run most current games on high.
    
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I see, do you have any recommendations? That explains why the laptop is selling at under 1 grand.
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My 460m is well beyond what that 540m is capable of and I can play games at mostly high settings.

Due to the lesser resolution and more powerful CPU though, you could probably crank out similar settings. Just turn down shadows and AA and you should be fine.

Looks like a rather good buy to me in all honesty.
     
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For the price it's not bad considering it packs the i7-2630QM but for your needs the GT 540m is definitely underpowered. You'd need at least a GTX 460m or 560m. Not sure on the Radeon equivalent.

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...146&CatId=4938

Too expensive though.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16834220921

That's a better deal. Not a sandy bridge cpu though.

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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post
Due to the lesser resolution and more powerful CPU though, you could probably crank out similar settings. Just turn down shadows and AA and you should be fine.

Looks like a rather good buy to me in all honesty.
Yes, especially if you're a light gamer or one that doesn't mind playing at lower resolutions.
Edited by Peremptor - 8/5/11 at 11:35am
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I think I'm going to go with my original choice, I do have a desktop for my gaming needs. The price is really good for what I get, thank you for all the input, +rep for everyone!
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I think I'm going to go with my original choice, I do have a desktop for my gaming needs. The price is really good for what I get, thank you for all the input, +rep for everyone!
If you're not going to game on the laptop there really isn't a need for something that expensive. What are you planned things to accomplish on a laptop?
     
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