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I have a chance to pick one of these up for cheap, wondering if its a good gaming laptop or not. Here it is - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115792
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its not the best gaming laptop in the graphics department, otherwise its pretty nice
    
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If its cheap get it, you could certainly do worse!
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if it's for cheap, definitely! Performance wise, it's not really robust but it'll play fine in low/medium in modern games?
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post #5 of 18
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Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX View Post
its not the best gaming laptop in the graphics department, otherwise its pretty nice
Is there a way to upgrade the graphics card?
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I basically want a laptop to run fallout 3
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Originally Posted by shakenbake158 View Post
Is there a way to upgrade the graphics card?
generally, no. some of the higher end cards are removable and upgradeable but I doubt this one is
    
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post #8 of 18
You cant upgrade graphics in a laptop unless you use a product which ive seen before which is basically a USB pci-e slot!

EDIT: I remember now it was a prototype at a convention ages ago :3
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post #9 of 18
Yeah, you could do worse. But you could certainly do better. Are you focused on a 17" laptop or are you willing to sacrifice screen size for a better GPU?
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post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by The_Cyb0rg View Post
Yeah, you could do worse. But you could certainly do better. Are you focused on a 17" laptop or are you willing to sacrifice screen size for a better GPU?

I dont care about screen size, Im looking for best performance
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