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post #11 of 21
My XPS 1730 is a pretty killer machine... it's funny because it might get a lower 3dmark score, but gaming wise it's right up there.
post #12 of 21
im def sticking to desktop gaming but im getting a laptop for a present (graduation) and id like to be able to play atleast wow on it or in general an ok gaming laptop. i can only spend roun 1k...i add if its more. so 1250 would be 250 outta my pocket. no more than 1300 though...without tax or anything
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WoW FPS with 7600Go and 2GB of RAM is 60FPS in wilderness (away from towns) 30-50 around quest hubs, and anywhere from 11-35 in Shatt. VSYNC is enabled resolution is 1440x900 2xAA, Medium Low Detail.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Modki View Post
WoW FPS with 7600Go and 2GB of RAM is 60FPS in wilderness (away from towns) 30-50 around quest hubs, and anywhere from 11-35 in Shatt. VSYNC is enabled resolution is 1440x900 2xAA, Medium Low Detail.
Something is wrong with your rig... I get those numbers on my ancient desktop: 6800 GT AGP, AMD Athlon XP 3200+.... that 1280x1024 with medium settings. Maybe turn off the AA.

My notebook with the 7950 GTX has no issues keeping 30fps min at max settings 1900x1200.. sometimes it will drop to 20 in Shat though; something about that city..
    
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post #15 of 21
That 3dmark score for the comparison is bs...the 7950gtx is much better than that. And i have my card running stable at 641-804(1608)
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post #16 of 21

I would recommend the Gateway 6860 FX, it runs games well stock,

is a video of mine running crysis on high at 1024x768
    
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post #17 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by cyclist14 View Post
I would recommend the Gateway 6860 FX, it runs games well stock, here is a video of mine running crysis on high at 1024x768
I feel pwnt, my rig can't do that, but please note the 7900gs

On another note, I too am in the market for a laptop, preferably a decent gamer, but in a 14.1" form factor. I was looking at Lenovos (I know the quadros aren't anywhere near spectacular), but I really appreciate the build quality. Is there such a thing as a 14.1", high build quality, gaming laptop?
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post #19 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by CapDubOh View Post
Stay away from notebook gaming if you can. If you need the portability then well, go for it. Do not try and replace a desktop 24/7 gaming machine.
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post #20 of 21
theres this...
http://www.overclock.net/sale/289516...p-updated.html

or
http://www.overclock.net/sale/315950...20-laptop.html
    
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