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post #1 of 12
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hey guys iam Looking for a good Gaming Laptop and my budget is around 400$ - 800$

i have no clue on which laptop is good or bad and this laptops primary focus will be gaming and then surfing etc but primary is gaming

any and all suggestions are welcome

thanks
    
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post #2 of 12
you are not going to find a "good" laptop for gaming in that price range without going used. the cheapest good gaming laptops start at 1200 and go up from there.
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post #3 of 12
What games will you be playing?
Because gaming capable laptops (new) often cost 1000 onwards
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post #4 of 12
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i mean nothing fancy

but still it shld run the games like tf2 and all on medium settings

iam ok to shed up like 700+ but i mean it should be worth it
    
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post #5 of 12
You would probably want a 460m at the least. I'd say wait another month or so for the 560m, that's what I'm doing.
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yah thanks iam in no hurry tbh
    
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post #7 of 12
http://www.xoticpc.com/

I've heard they got exellent customer services and they also have a wide selection.

Would look into ASUS G53SW if you plan on getting it now. SB quad core i7 + 460m
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thanks man
    
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Durdle Class A View Post
http://www.xoticpc.com/

I've heard they got exellent customer services and they also have a wide selection.

Would look into ASUS G53SW if you plan on getting it now. SB quad core i7 + 460m
Starting price for that sexy beast is $600+ over his budget.

Check out the Sager NP5160 at xoticpc if you have a spare OS. Upgrade the CPU to i7 2630qm. Done deal for around $800.

or

TF2 on medium settings? Here's a decent gaming laptop. Acer Aspire AS5742G-6600

However, I say wait until another excellent HP deal comes around. For example, check out this deal (now expired) that happened a few weeks ago. Stay on the look out for something similar to this. HP Pavilion dv6t Quad Edition 15.6" Core i7 Sandy Bridge Quad Core, HD 6770!!!! 6GB Notebook $825 at HP
Edited by moedank - 4/10/11 at 9:54am
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Durdle Class A View Post
http://www.xoticpc.com/

I've heard they got exellent customer services and they also have a wide selection.

Would look into ASUS G53SW if you plan on getting it now. SB quad core i7 + 460m
I just bought my Sager from them. They are awesome over there, they even shipped it to a second facility before sending it to me so I didn't have to pay state sales tax. If you can afford it, I second this.
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