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Hello All.

I am about to buy a laptop. I am always on the road so 17 inch screen is not an option for me.
I think Inspiron 1520 is a good option it has 256MB NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 8600M GT card. What is your opion about it? Will this card be enough to play games for a while? I am not worry much about quality as long as the game is "playable"

Thanks
post #2 of 10
It should play most of the games out there on reasonable settings. Plus, it's DX 10 compatible.
post #3 of 10
It'll be very playable. The 8600GT is about on par with a 7600GT/7900GS performance wise.
post #4 of 10
well games will be playable but you cant expect much from a laptop unless you spend an insane amount of money. i think that should be fine go for it
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It'll be very playable. The 8600GT is about on par with a 7600GT/7900GS performance wise.
its not exactlly the same thing
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You will be able at least to play some of the latest games...
 
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the 8600gt-m is suppose to be a 8800 series mobile right? cause i know it isnt the same... or my that ati with the mobility 2400 being a 2600 desktop card...im confused now...
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Originally Posted by SkyClock View Post
Hello All.

I am about to buy a laptop. I am always on the road so 17 inch screen is not an option for me.
I think Inspiron 1520 is a good option it has 256MB NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 8600M GT card. What is your opion about it? Will this card be enough to play games for a while? I am not worry much about quality as long as the game is "playable"

Thanks
MacBook Pro, 15". Also has the 8600M-GT.

http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...ok/macbook_pro
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MacBook Pro, 15". Also has the 8600M-GT.

http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...ok/macbook_pro
that is if he wants a mac osx or winxp or winvista
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that is if he wants a mac osx or winxp or winvista
It will run any and all OSs. I didn't understand what you were saying.
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