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Looking for something that can play games like LOL and maybe source games. Suggestions? I have never purchased a laptop so its not something im real familiar with.
    
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Do you have a budget in mind?
    
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Do you have a budget in mind?
Just looking for the cheapest laptop that can play games like LOL and HL2/CS:S.
I figure there should be something around $400-$500 that can do it.
    
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No suggestions?
    
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Well at your budget, you get dedicated GPU. IMO, the best bang for the $ is ideapad Y-series. However it's about $100 over your suggested limit.
    
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Take a look at this Gateway laptop
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834101252
Specs: AMD A-Series A6-3400M(1.4GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi AMD Radeon HD 6520G
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Take a look at this Gateway laptop
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834101252
Specs: AMD A-Series A6-3400M(1.4GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi AMD Radeon HD 6520G
I max out most source games with the same apu/gpu.

If OP orders that one I suggest going ahead with another 4 Gig of memory you will thank me
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Go for those with AMD Fusion Apus in them. I saw one with the apu hybrid-crossfiring with a dedicated gpu at that price range. Perfect for low-med gaming on the go.
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