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cs source it would play fine. black ops on the other hand it wouldn't. However for those two games you don't need an extra 470 and if you hardly use it you might as well

thank you! would i be able to play BO on medium settings? or would i get raped?
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thank you! would i be able to play BO on medium settings? or would i get raped?

well with that cpu and gpu I would geuss you might be able to play low setting, but i doubt medium, but that screen isn't a high res so you should be able to play it
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haha, ok thanks.

so he wants $370 + one of my GTX 470's.

I offered $350 + one of my GTX 470's
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you could always build yourself a cheap gaming rig that will cost about the same thing but probly be better
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you could always build yourself a cheap gaming rig that will cost about the same thing but probly be better

that's a good idea as well... hmmm.

I kinda like the idea of having a "portable" gaming laptop haha, although it will most likely stay at my parents house since my sig is at my apartment.
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jam3s: I ran into the same issue as you awhile ago...

Basically, I have my good desktop at one place, and I spent about half my time (roughly) at another. Originally I had bought an Asus G73 notebook to fix that, and it was a good "laptop", but for the size/cost of it or something like it... might as well just make a second (and better) desktop. As far as the cost of his laptop, I have no idea, but the used G73's (6gb BB versions) are going for about 800-850 from what I see. I know I sold mine for 900.

Either way, for $350+money for selling GTX 470, you could easily make a more powerful small desktop rig that also has the ability to be upgraded in the future.

That being said, sometimes it is just nice to have a laptop so you aren't always chained down my desktops (I still have a laptop, but its a real cheap compaq for basic internet use).
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U know I had a similar dilema and was deciding whether. Or not to sell one of my 470 but I decideed to do it. I was able to get a 30% overclock and it runs all my games full setting so i m happy now I got an awsome gaming rig with a *****in audio system
    
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the reason i brought it up is i can't stand laptops lol and i had same problem i had 2 rigs tho so i just left one at my parents Q6600 and Gtx9800+ SC not bad rig for gaming on weekends
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jam3s: I ran into the same issue as you awhile ago...

Basically, I have my good desktop at one place, and I spent about half my time (roughly) at another. Originally I had bought an Asus G73 notebook to fix that, and it was a good "laptop", but for the size/cost of it or something like it... might as well just make a second (and better) desktop. As far as the cost of his laptop, I have no idea, but the used G73's (6gb BB versions) are going for about 800-850 from what I see. I know I sold mine for 900.

Either way, for $350+money for selling GTX 470, you could easily make a more powerful small desktop rig that also has the ability to be upgraded in the future.

That being said, sometimes it is just nice to have a laptop so you aren't always chained down my desktops (I still have a laptop, but its a real cheap compaq for basic internet use).

Good advice. I guess you pay for what you get right? If you want portability and a decent performer = laptop.

But for the same money around 550 bucks, i could build a cheaper rig.

It might sound weird but I'd actually prefer the laptop so I could lug it with me if I wanted.

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@ scrotes I am able to hit 880MHz on my single GTX 470 at 1.087v

So I'm very happy with the performance of just 1 GTX 470.

@ Draxenville See above wink.gif
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