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Gateway Fx P-7805u?

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Is it any good?

http://eauclaire.craigslist.org/sys/2581057117.html

Need a laptop for school and games.
Asus G74Sx-BBK8
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Intel Core i7 2670QM G74Sx-BBK8 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M 2gb Overclocked 2x4gb Samsung 1333MHz 
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WD Scorpio Black 500gb WD Scorpio Black 500gb Slimtype DVD Writer Windows 7 Home Premium x64 
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Intel Pentium T2080 Toshiba A135 Intel 945gma 2gb DDR2 
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Asus G74Sx-BBK8
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WD Scorpio Black 500gb WD Scorpio Black 500gb Slimtype DVD Writer Windows 7 Home Premium x64 
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17.3" 1600x900 Logitech M515 
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Intel Pentium T2080 Toshiba A135 Intel 945gma 2gb DDR2 
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120gb Fitjitsu Matshita DVD-Writer Vista Home Premium x86 15.4" 1280x800 
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It's what I use. It's alright. Has trouble with 1080p. I played SC2 on it.
Gateway 7805u
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Core 2 Duo 9800m GTS 4GB 320GB 
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Gateway 7805u
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I have that lappy and i'm just fine with it. This thing is very heavy though (9 cell battery). It's not one of those high end gamers laptop but it dose a good job for what it was designed for. I upgraded mine from 4gb to 8gb and slaped in a ssd and moved the mechanical hdd to the storage position.

Bottom line a good laptop but, if your gonna transport this around alot be warned it's heavy (10lbs?)
My CM sniper
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CRUCIAL 64GB SSD 1-VR300 4X F3 1TB SAMSUNG 22X SATA DVD BURNER WINDOWZ 7 64BIT 23'' ACER P235H WS 
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My CM sniper
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CRUCIAL 64GB SSD 1-VR300 4X F3 1TB SAMSUNG 22X SATA DVD BURNER WINDOWZ 7 64BIT 23'' ACER P235H WS 
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LOGITECH G15 V 2007 CORSAIR TX750 CM STORM SNIPER/ MODDED OCZ DOMINATRIX 
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post #4 of 7
I bought this computer refurbished a few years back and it had gpu problems.

These laptops are known for their gpu issues so you might have to bake it at some point. Just throwin it out there.
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Originally Posted by redmustang View Post
I bought this computer refurbished a few years back and it had gpu problems.

These laptops are known for their gpu issues so you might have to bake it at some point. Just throwin it out there.
This. I just diagnosed one with a dying/artifacting GPU the other day at my job.
Companion Cube
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Windows 10 Pro x64 Acer XB270HU HP L1710 Ducky Shine (Cherry MX Brown) 
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Samsung 950 Pro 512GB Crucial MX300 1TB 3TB Toshiba HDD Corsair H110 
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Windows 10 Pro x64 Acer XB270HU HP L1710 Ducky Shine (Cherry MX Brown) 
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AMD Ryzen 1800X @ 4GHz ASUS Crosshair VI Hero AMD Sapphire Radeon RX 560 (temporary card) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB 3200 MHz 
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post #6 of 7
I had a refurb unit, but it worked great. 9800m GTS is a desktop 9600 GT. I could OC it to 710/1700/950 and run it all day.

Edit: Noticed it lists a WXGA screen, I think they left off the "+". It should be 1440x900 resolution. [Some early ones had 1200p screens]. It is a good card for that resolution now.

Since I'm here again, I looked up what benchmarks I still had up on imageshack.

GPUz/CPUz

Vantage w/GPU physics on/off

Resident Evil 5

Far Cry 2
Edited by thegreatsquare - 10/17/11 at 3:13am
Mobile Gamer IV
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post #7 of 7
Still a fairly powerful machine... it's more powerful than your current setup actually. o_O

I say go for it and upgrade the CPU to something a bit more potent.
     
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256GB SanDisk M.2 SSD 1TB HGST 7.2k HDD Custom Cooling by Dell Solutions Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
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15.6" 1920x1080 IPS Screen Dell 130w PSU Logitech G602 Wireless 
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Xtrac 'Ripper' Mouse Pad 
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Intel Core i7-2760QM Toshiba Qosmio X775 Nvidia 1.5GB GTX 560M 8GB DDR3 1333 
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120GB Samsung 830 SSD + 1TB HGST 7200RPM HDD CD/DVD-RW Stock Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
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256GB SanDisk M.2 SSD 1TB HGST 7.2k HDD Custom Cooling by Dell Solutions Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
15.6" 1920x1080 IPS Screen Dell 130w PSU Logitech G602 Wireless 
Mouse Pad
Xtrac 'Ripper' Mouse Pad 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2760QM Toshiba Qosmio X775 Nvidia 1.5GB GTX 560M 8GB DDR3 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
120GB Samsung 830 SSD + 1TB HGST 7200RPM HDD CD/DVD-RW Stock Windows 10 Home 64-Bit 
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17.3" - 1600x900 Standard backlit 180w Power Adapter Logitech G500s 
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