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Yeah, not gonna happen. Anything in that price range is gonna have onboard graphics.

As for the 8400m gt, lol. That's a pitiful card. You might be able to play CS on all low settings, at best.
very wrong, I play CSS medium - high no AA... if I put on AA 2x I can get like 15-20fps on Med. its not a bad card at all, hell I even have an 8400M G - 128mb...

I play GW on med-high too... I've had no problems with the card at all (except san andreas, needs more V-Ram)
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it is very cpu heavy from what i have heard. my lappy in my sig get low settings and i get 60 fps if i had a c2d i be way better off. i get high settings. if i had a dell xps 1710 or a gateway fx i be perfect
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Just get an Eee pc man, everything else in the <$600 market is clunky 15" with integrated(mostly intel) graphics and single core processors. Chances are you aren't going to play any games on anything higher than 800x600 anyway, so why not make it your native resolution..

The Eee will play most older games, it might not run CSS too well but it will max CS 1.6.
    
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