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hey guys is the 8400 gs compared to 8600 gt really bad? will it be able to handle cod4 and other high end games?

Oh and guys if you please recommend a good laptop for my friend thats avaible in bestbuy,circuitcity or jandr up to 1800
post #2 of 8
The 8400gs isn't a gaming card and is pretty bad compared to the 8600gt, it can probably run COD4 but on the lowest settings.
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you cant even compare the 8400 and the 8600

The 8400 may run cod4 on low settings, but thats about it.
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My friend owns an hp dv6700 that has a 8400m gs
he can run COD4 on 800*600 with a mix of medium and low details

if you want to game I suggest at least a 8600m GT
8600m GT should allow you to run COD4 on 1024*768 on medium to high settings

for a laptop I suggest a Gateway FX which has a 8800m GTS for about $1350 from Best Buy
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thanks for help guys what about a g9500m will it be able to play high end games?
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Originally Posted by alawadhi3000 View Post
My friend owns an hp dv6700 that has a 8400m gs
he can run COD4 on 800*600 with a mix of medium and low details

if you want to game I suggest at least a 8600m GT
8600m GT should allow you to run COD4 on 1024*768 on medium to high settings

for a laptop I suggest a Gateway FX which has a 8800m GTS for about $1350 from Best Buy
i myself is going to buy one of the fx but my friend is not looking for a 17 inch lol does 9500 = 8600 gt?
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i myself is going to buy one of the fx but my friend is not looking for a 17 inch lol does 9500 = 8600 gt?
Yes the 9500m is a 8600m GT...
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beware that most of the 9500m's are being sold with gddr2 which equate to much lower memory clocks and lower performance while gaming.
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