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The Amazon Asus K53ta for $550 is definitely worth it for the performance gain. Otherwise this Ideapad Z575 only has A6-3400M integrated; it might pull off 25-30FPS in SWTOR, I would guess. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246302

$550 is a bit over budget but do consider that it's really rare to find a laptop with midrange graphics (or even low-end graphics) under $600.
 
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The Asus jrbroad77 posted is probably the best deal you'll find, plus some guys have been able to get good overclocks on the Amd A processors.
edit: Here it is on Amazon, a little more expensive then newegg, but still under $500.

Weird. It's showing up as $550 for me. Probably going to run around tomorrow and figure out of I scrounge up enough.
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The Amazon Asus K53ta for $550 is definitely worth it for the performance gain. Otherwise this Ideapad Z575 only has A6-3400M integrated; it might pull off 25-30FPS in SWTOR, I would guess. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246302
$550 is a bit over budget but do consider that it's really rare to find a laptop with midrange graphics (or even low-end graphics) under $600.

I'll probably end up picking this up. smile.gif
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It's to bad you weren't looking for something a couple weeks ago you could have had a y470 for $500, now they're over $600 for the base model.
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Or if you're going used this one's not bad http://www.overclock.net/t/1195498/asus-rog-laptop
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