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good laptop for gaming?

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-DISPLAY LCD: 15.4" WSXGA+ TFT LCD Display Max: 1680x1050 Pixels
-CPU: (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6420 CPU @ 2.13GHz 1066FSB 2x2MB L2 Cache 64-bit
-MOTHERBOARD: Mobile Intel® 945G & ICH7M Chipset Mainboard
-MEMORY: 2GB (2x1GB) PC5300 DDR2-667 SODIMM Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
-VIDEO CARD: Built-in NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT 512MB Shared Supports up to about 1.2GB Turbo Cache Video
-HARD DRIVE: 80GB 7200RPM SATA150 HARD DRIVE
-OPTICAL DRIVE: 8X DVD REWRITABLE DRIVE
-SOUND: BUILT-IN AC 97 SOUND

= $1587

This is a laptop for a friend, would this be a good choice for college and games like bioshock and fallout 3?
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Yes it would, You can play most of the games full resolution with (med-high) quality.
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post #3 of 6
a simple - Yes.
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Everything looked great! Your friend will have a blast!

DH
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yup looks good...the only part that isn't just mind boggling is the graphics card, but it would still play all of the games today on medium to high settings
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just fyi,

I heard the 945 express chipset can only address up to 2.8GB of RAM (regardless of whether you are running a 64-bit OS or not).

Dunno for certain if its true, or if you would ever need more than 2GB anyways, but as I said, FYI
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