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The first 2 weeks I had my laptop my PC stayed off. But then I bought a 23" monitor and went back to my desktop lmao. I didn't pay for my laptop and I am very grateful that my parents bought it for me as a gift. I'm mostly going to drag it around school so I can play BF3 during my breaks at the cafe lol
Nice, you must have a pretty powerful laptop then. What are the specs?
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When I had my G50VT-X5 I could run Crysis @ native with high settings and maybe 2xAA.

Since it was my main computer of course I gamed with it primarily. I miss it sometimes. They just don't make a laptop that price/performance capable any more.
     
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post #13 of 24
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Nice, you must have a pretty powerful laptop then. What are the specs?
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When I had my G50VT-X5 I could run Crysis @ native with high settings and maybe 2xAA.

Since it was my main computer of course I gamed with it primarily. I miss it sometimes. They just don't make a laptop that price/performance capable any more.
That's amazing. I have the same laptop (the best buy model) The G50VT-X5 is a great laptop. I paid 600 for it used.

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I'z jelly haha
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I always wondered why people would pay so much for some PCs when you could simply have something that was portable, then I met my friend who had a gaming pc and was blown away by the graphics!
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I always wondered why people would pay so much for some PCs when you could simply have something that was portable, then I met my friend who had a gaming pc and was blown away by the graphics!
Hahaha i was always the opposite. Bashing laptops cause they weren't powerful enough and ran too hot, until I got one. I love it!


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That's amazing. I have the same laptop (the best buy model) The G50VT-X5 is a great laptop. I paid 600 for it used.



I'z jelly haha
I'z flattered
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post #17 of 24
no i use the laptop only for portability, internet, light work. Ny desktop on the other hand is my main gaming rig.

i used to havr a notebook with little gaming performance, but eventually downgraded it to a netbook, portability came first in that aspect.
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post #19 of 24
well i currently use a PC, pretty crappy and old sig, since im gonna be going for college in 2 months, plan to buy a sager gaming notebook with a ATi 6990m, i7, 8gb ddr3 1600mhertz, 1080p resolution, 15.6" screenie, about 3kg in weight

should be able to max out most games this yr and hopefully next
    
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post #20 of 24
I will never use a laptop as a primary gaming machine. It doesn't have near the possibilities of a desktop.
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