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post #31 of 35
Is it a 9800m?


I have a dell studio 14z I got for $650 almost a year and a half ago.

Has a c2d @ 2.1Ghz and a 9400m gpu.


It's pretty decent, but I wouldn't call it a gaming laptop, even overclocked to 2.5Ghz with gpu running 550/1250 it didn't cut it. Though I have to say, after being unable to play next to nothing with an older laptop with Intel graphics, it was a major plus (at the time) to be able to even run Oblivion, even with reduced settings.

Seems he's asking too much for it imo, and lugging around a laptop loses it thrill after you realize you could have gotten more performance for less with a small lan box, and everything else you do on your laptop you could do on a smart phone.
    
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i talked to him about that laptop and he made the same offer. you are basically paying like 550 for it. you can get THIS for only 300 more and its WAY faster. i ended up getting a gateway gaming laptop for 400 and kept my 470 so basically only 50 bucks more than you are willing to pay anyways plus you get to keep your card and the gateway is only like 10% slower if that.
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lol $370 plus a 470. His laptop is worth $400 max
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Originally Posted by littledonny View Post
lol $370 plus a 470. His laptop is worth $400 max
i wish i could talk him down, he's pretty insistent on 550 or so...



I just need a decent gaming laptop. I figured that would be the way to go,
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I just need a decent gaming laptop. I figured that would be the way to go,
I have a Dell Studio 1555 that can play cs:source.
I dont think that you will be able to find a laptop that can play Black Ops well, as it isnt really optimised for use on a laptop.

Am willing to sell my 1555 but im in UK so yea....
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