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post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
I need a laptop... Yep. A laptop.

So far, this is what I'm looking at is in my sig rig.

I need:

64-bit Dual-Core CPU
1GB RAM
Ability to play Oblivion... Not a slide show.
(Vista capable, yes, I said it.)

My budget is $800.
Used or new.
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post #2 of 10
I am not sure if you are going to find anything sub-800 that will play oblivion.
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post #3 of 10
LOL. Play oblivion?

Here's a thought...

wait till 2015 and then you'll get a laptop that MIGHT play oblivion for 800...lol

Honestly you're gonna have to rethink this...cause it's not gonna happen for 800 bucks.
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post #4 of 10
Mmm... why don't you save up a little? About $250~ more.

Here is a nice little laptop for a tad over $1000 everything included.

Like you wanted, C2D, 2GB RAM, 7400 Go + neat peripherals.

Not sure how much longer the deal is going to last, but you can try saving up.

Also, check out www.notebookreview.com for the tab that says "Dell Coupons"

You can get $300~$500 off Dell Insiprons.
I really hope you get your lappy, bro.
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post #5 of 10
Thread Starter 
I want one so bad! I may have to wait until I get a better job...

I could survive on a 6150 GPU... I was ok on my desktop for a month or so. I even played Oblivion
Maybe a dual core would help.
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by KSIMP88 View Post
I want one so bad! I may have to wait until I get a better job...

I could survive on a 6150 GPU... I was ok on my desktop for a month or so. I even played Oblivion
Maybe a dual core would help.
A 6150 is integrated I believe.
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post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
I know it is. So was my 6100.
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post #8 of 10
well lol i sure you could play it on the lamest settings...but thats not playing a game in my books..halfway is a maybe, high is prefer'ed
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post #9 of 10
How about an HP DV6000t? For $829 you can get...

C2D 1.73ghz
1GB Ram
Geforce 7400go
120gb HD

Notebook review seemed to say it ran fear on low settings pretty well at 1280x800. Should be able to run oblivion, just not the best.

http://www.notebookreview.com/defaul...vilion+dv6000t
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post #10 of 10
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I was just looking at that, lol. I'm waiting for my rig to sell... previous buyer tried to scam me. too bad for them my dad's a DC.
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