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Ok so I work at BestBuy. I am going to buy a gaming laptop. I have about $1300 max to spend on a laptop. The gateway 6860fx or w/e is not yet available in stores at bestbuy and I get it $100 cheaper with my discount but I can't use that online. Anyways what is a good laptop to buy with my money?
Must be able to play WoW and CoD4 and hopefully bioshock. want intel cpu and would like a 15.4" screen minimum.
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Id recommend checking these out, they give you much more options so you can almost make the laptop of your choosing (if your able to order)
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Originally Posted by noahmateen1234 View Post
Ok so I work at BestBuy. I am going to buy a gaming laptop. I have about $1300 max to spend on a laptop. The gateway 6860fx or w/e is not yet available in stores at bestbuy and I get it $100 cheaper with my discount but I can't use that online. Anyways what is a good laptop to buy with my money?
Must be able to play WoW and CoD4 and hopefully bioshock. want intel cpu and would like a 15.4" screen minimum.
I said wait for the gateway to arrive, I just got mine from you guys yesterday and I can run crysis on a mix of high/very high with a great framerate (after tweaking the drivers for the video card)
    
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Wait for the Gateway. The discount is worth that alone.
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Id recommend checking these out, they give you much more options so you can almost make the laptop of your choosing (if your able to order)
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Those websites are enticing but all I have ehard about them is horror stories. just look at the resellerratings they are horrible. i advise you to get the gateway P-6860FX http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1204332501169 the cpu isn't the best but the graphics card is top of the line
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hey man... i saw bestbuy got the dell x1530

if you get 100 bucks off that, that is a little over $1000

that is a SWEET laptop for that price!
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