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Im looking for a laptop i can run skyrim on high/ultra with mods possibly somewhere around or under 800$ i know its not super realistic but ive heard theyre out there. Im no expert however and have no idea where to look
 
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windows does not need to be pre installed and i do have a monitor but i was looking for one so i could game on the go since i already have a gaming rig
 
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how much time are you going to play on the go?
Anyway, the QAL51-HD from the list is excellent - it comes with GT 650M DDR3 and a fullhd screen as a default.
Choose the I5-2450M cpu. You'll need to replace the memory though

if you ok with the average laptop screen quality, you can go with the Lenovo Y480.
If you want to save money and get a good laptop, the Y570 is quite good, although the performance is lower than the Y480. I think it will run Skyrim on high settings anyway
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how much time are you going to play on the go?
Anyway, the QAL51-HD from the list is excellent - it comes with GT 650M DDR3 and a fullhd screen as a default.
Choose the I5-2450M cpu. You'll need to replace the memory though
if you ok with the average laptop screen quality, you can go with the Lenovo Y480.
If you want to save money and get a good laptop, the Y570 is quite good, although the performance is lower than the Y480. I think it will run Skyrim on high settings anyway

That QAL51-HD is a decent price for the spec... but I would take the Sager NP6165 over it any day for the minimal price difference. And I would take a Sager over either lenovo as well...

That website you keep linking, is it yours? I can't take any website who lists gaming laptops but never goes over $1000 seriously.... at $800+ you're just getting into them... most often to get a real dedicated card you need to spend $1100+ Anything lower than the $800-900 mark is a everyday computer with better than average graphics and aren't meant for the heat and load of high demand games.
     
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Yeah that prospect is best left to the desktop region if you want to game at ultra settings. It's just not gonna happen for a NEW laptop with an $800 budget.

I mean, you can buy used and see what you can score. Look at what I got for $900. Check sig. :3
     
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Buy a refurb laptop. Like asus rog or msi.
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