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Cryostasis murders NVIDIA GPUs with all of the PhysX. Not recommended for laptops.
 
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[/quote]I dont think Cryotasis history last that long,
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

I guess all that matters is, do you think his laptop will last 7 hours playing Crysis, Far Cry, Cryostasis or the other games you mentioned?

As he said, he needs the least demanding games that are still fun.
well some of those the battery wont last 7 hours but some old games like Halo and Fear it could last
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Cryostasis murders NVIDIA GPUs with all of the PhysX. Not recommended for laptops.

but it could be disabled?
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Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

but it could be disabled?

That's like running Crysis on low settings. Nobody wants to do that. PhysX is a selling point for Cryostasis (although it actually has very good writing), like graphics are for Crysis.
 
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I figured this should be something fun to think about. Not the normal thread!

I just got a gaming laptop (Asus G751 i7 4720 + GTX 970M) and I have a 7 hour flight coming up. Standard battery life after some tweaking, undervolting the CPU and reducing max CPU percentage to 70% with just general web browsing/navigating seems to be around 5 hours. The laptop does have Nvidia battery booster through Geforce Experience so I will be using that as well. I tested 2 games so far GTA 5 and Dead Rising 3 and with the GFE recommended settings using battery boost I got about 1.5 hours of gaming on the battery for both games.This is quite good for such graphic intensive games but I don't necessarily need to play something graphic intensive or new. So moving up a step from solitaire or Majong what are your ideas for the most entertaining but least demanding PC game to play during my flight?

I recommend buying a second battery. Charge it up and bring it on carry-on, and double the time you can use laptop.
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I recommend buying a second battery. Charge it up and bring it on carry-on, and double the time you can use laptop.

Asus g751 doesn't have a removable battery
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Asus g751 doesn't have a removable battery

If you fly Alaska airlines they have power plugs in the seats.
 
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If you fly Alaska airlines they have power plugs in the seats.

Ha I was hoping for that but the tickets were booked by my work and are Southwest. No power plugs. I definitely already checked on that! Hahaha
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post #28 of 33
You can get external battery packs (typically called power banks) that plug into the power adapter port of a laptop. The downside to them is that your laptop will think its plugged in when its using one. Make sure to get one that has a tip for Asus laptops.
post #29 of 33
Terraria is always fun to explore. Never know what you'll find down in the depths!
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magic the gathering?
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