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I just received my Refurbished ASUS G60VX-RBBX05 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...=ITD&body=MAIN. It has everything I want in a notebook for the price of 619.00.
Unfortunately the notebook is stuck in headphone mode because the jack is faulty and the pin will not come out. Rather than attempt to repair. I am returning it for a full refund.
I am looking for a low end gaming notebook for around 700.00.
This is the best I have found so far to replace the ASUS and it has a better resolution and bigger HD albeit only 5400 RPM which I hope in the future to replace with a SSD.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834215005
Any suggestions I really would appreciate.
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You're gonna either have to play on a lower res or in windowed mode.
as the 5650 is a sucky card and it will struggle on low settings with such a high res.
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You're gonna either have to play on a lower res or in windowed mode.
as the 5650 is a sucky card and it will struggle on low settings with such a high res.
Do you have any better recommendations other than this system for maybe no more than 800 out the door?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834215003


Acer Aspire AS5742G-6846 Notebook Intel Core i3 380M(2.53GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory 640GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
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http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5160-...er-p-2999.html

Click configure.

the 540m is a mildly better card, and it comes with optimus, and you can get a 2630qm for under $800.

In terms of straight up graphics power, the 260m was the best out of all of the cards, and ideally if you dont mind refurb/used the g60 is still one of the better options in your price range, and I can help you find another if you liked it except for the broken jack.
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http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5160-...er-p-2999.html

Click configure.

the 540m is a mildly better card, and it comes with optimus, and you can get a 2630qm for under $800.

In terms of straight up graphics power, the 260m was the best out of all of the cards, and ideally if you dont mind refurb/used the g60 is still one of the better options in your price range, and I can help you find another if you liked it except for the broken jack.
As soon as I receive my refund I may take you up on that offer. I am on the phone with tigerdirect trying to see if they will exchange the Asus for another that works. But I may have to go thru with the return anyway.
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