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So I'm going to me moving about 45 mins away from my parents house for college and I have a pretty nice gaming rig going but the problem is that it's in a cm storm trooper case so it's pretty big. And I am trying to look for a nice "gaming" laptop that I can use for school and also use to game on when I go back to visit my parents for the weekends and breaks. I'm kinda on a budget here so the cheaper the better. A nice A10 CPU would be nice but i don't know really. Just something that can play anything from minecraft to bf3 on like low or mid settings. It does not have to be new it can be used. I was looking for a used old rog laptop but I couldn't find anything
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So I'm going to me moving about 45 mins away from my parents house for college and I have a pretty nice gaming rig going but the problem is that it's in a cm storm trooper case so it's pretty big. And I am trying to look for a nice "gaming" laptop that I can use for school and also use to game on when I go back to visit my parents for the weekends and breaks. I'm kinda on a budget here so the cheaper the better. A nice A10 CPU would be nice but i don't know really. Just something that can play anything from minecraft to bf3 on like low or mid settings. It does not have to be new it can be used. I was looking for a used old rog laptop but I couldn't find anything

Can you give us more details about a gaming laptop like your budget, screen size, tasks (beside games) and etc?
     
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I can recommend you this laptop if you are on a budget.

http://store.acer.com/store/acerna/en_US/pd/productID.267354500/parentCategoryID.60084600/

AMD A10-4600m + ATI Radeon HD 7670m APU Crossfire.
You can probably play Minecraft just the IGP itself and BF3 on med or high settings using APU Crossfire.
It is pretty low budget gaming laptop for 549.99 which it is a great deal IMO.

If your budget is slightly higher, then I can suggest you a Lenovo IdeaPad Y400/Y500 or maybe Y580. Y580 price is a lot cheaper than Y500, so you should try it. I have that gaming laptop and it can play any games you wanted including BF3.

If your budget is higher then I can suggest going to xoticpc.com where they sell a really nice gaming laptops.
I would recommend looking at SAGER's laptop because of their powerful specs that is if you have 1000ish.
     
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I can recommend you this laptop if you are on a budget.

http://store.acer.com/store/acerna/en_US/pd/productID.267354500/parentCategoryID.60084600/

AMD A10-4600m + ATI Radeon HD 7670m APU Crossfire.
You can probably play Minecraft just the IGP itself and BF3 on med or high settings using APU Crossfire.
It is pretty low budget gaming laptop for 549.99 which it is a great deal IMO.

If your budget is slightly higher, then I can suggest you a Lenovo IdeaPad Y400/Y500 or maybe Y580. Y580 price is a lot cheaper than Y500, so you should try it. I have that gaming laptop and it can play any games you wanted including BF3.

If your budget is higher then I can suggest going to xoticpc.com where they sell a really nice gaming laptops.
I would recommend looking at SAGER's laptop because of their powerful specs that is if you have 1000ish.
I was looking for something like around $300 lol
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I was looking for something like around $300 lol I wouldn't spend $1000 on a laptop that ima be only using for school and only be gaming on it on breaks and when I go visit lol
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Originally Posted by Mralternation View Post

I was looking for something like around $300 lol I wouldn't spend $1000 on a laptop that ima be only using for school and only be gaming on it on breaks and when I go visit lol

Well, you can't play a lot of games for $300 dollar.
In fact, for $300 dollar you'll be using Intel CPU and it's IGP which it completely suck.
     
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