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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Im think of getting a new laptop for gaming, im currently using the Asus g51vx

im considering getting an HP Elitebook 8560w refurbished

specs are
i7 2820QM or 2860QM(if possible)

32 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM

DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL

NVIDIA Quadro 1000M with 2 GB dedicated DDR3 video memory
or
NVIDIA Quadro 2000M with 2 GB dedicated DDR3 video memory
or
AMD FirePro M5950 with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory




Im also thinking of the Elitebook 8760w refurbished

i7 2820QM or 2860QM or 2920XM or 2960XM(if possible)

32 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM

DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL

NVIDIA Quadro 3000M with 2 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
or
NVIDIA Quadro 4000M with 2 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
or
NVIDIA Quadro 5010M with 4 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory(not likely to be available)
or
AMD FirePro M5950 with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory


these computers are under 1000 with out shipping.

what im wondering is does anyone have experience gaming on the quadros, or do you have a better recommendation i would prefer not to get the amd card unless it is much better the quadros


ALL HELP WELCOME.
this computer will be used for gaming and recording at the same time. im just trying to find the best thing to run the games and fraps at the same time, storage space is not an issues i have lots of storage already
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post #2 of 8
Thread Starter 
can anyone help?
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post #3 of 8
Quadros aren't meant for gaming, you're better off going for a 670/680m over a quadro any day of the week.


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post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
i think i will be going with MSI GT60 0NCR-002US instead would you guys say this is a better choice?
Edited by logoris - 9/17/12 at 9:12am
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 2.0GHz Pegatron Crop. Intel PM45 ICH9-M Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M DDR2 800 MHz SDRAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1st WD10TPVT 2nd WD7500BPVT DVD+Multi Windows 7 enterprise 15.6" 
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 2.0GHz Pegatron Crop. Intel PM45 ICH9-M Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M DDR2 800 MHz SDRAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1st WD10TPVT 2nd WD7500BPVT DVD+Multi Windows 7 enterprise 15.6" 
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post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 
I got it and its amazing
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1st WD10TPVT 2nd WD7500BPVT DVD+Multi Windows 7 enterprise 15.6" 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1st WD10TPVT 2nd WD7500BPVT DVD+Multi Windows 7 enterprise 15.6" 
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post #6 of 8
Wait I'm so confused 32 GBs of ram and quadro cards for gaming?... You do realize that being expensive doesn't automatically make it a "gaming laptop"? rolleyes.gif
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post #7 of 8
32 gb ram, might as well get yourself some volcano insurance, you know...just in case!
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post #8 of 8
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i decided to go for the msi gt60, it was cheaper and designed for gaming
Asus G51VX-A1
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 2.0GHz Pegatron Crop. Intel PM45 ICH9-M Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M DDR2 800 MHz SDRAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1st WD10TPVT 2nd WD7500BPVT DVD+Multi Windows 7 enterprise 15.6" 
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laptop laptop Stock case Razer copperhead ROG edition 
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Razer Destructor 
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 2.0GHz Pegatron Crop. Intel PM45 ICH9-M Nvidia GeForce GTX 260M DDR2 800 MHz SDRAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1st WD10TPVT 2nd WD7500BPVT DVD+Multi Windows 7 enterprise 15.6" 
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