buying lap top help

September 22, 2010 at 12:37:45
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, 2.519 GHz / 1023 MB
lookin at this laptop

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64bit, English
Intel® Pentium® Dual Core™ T4500 (2.3GHz/800MHz FSB/1MB cache)
3GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 800MHz
320GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
9-cell battery
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD
8X CD/DVD Burner + Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning - Enhanced Burn/Authoring
Dell 1397 Wireless-G
Integrated 1.3 MP Webcam
Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Internal (2.1) for Windows 7 Operating Systems
Soundblaster X-Fi Hi Def Audio - Software Enabled
Jet Black
Bright, glossy widescreen 15.6 WLED display (1366x768)

Its commin in at $610
could you tell me is this good or maybe i could get more bang for my buck somewere else please.



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September 22, 2010 at 13:34:31
It's not a gamer because of the crappy Intel graphics. You're going to have to pay more for decent game play.

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September 22, 2010 at 13:56:18
how about this one if you dont mind

PS really apreciat the quick reply :-). jam

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September 22, 2010 at 14:21:02
"Intel® HD Graphics, up to 1274 MB total available graphics memory"

Intel Graphics are no good for gaming, did you look at Jam's links ?

You need to spend more than £400.00, see Alienware:

Look for a Laptop with a IGP from the Class 1 or 2 listed here:

This may be of guidance, but anything under £550 is not worth even considering :

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September 22, 2010 at 14:21:18
Not a gamer. Once again, crappy Intel graphics. You need to look for a laptop/notebook that uses either ATI or Nvidia graphics. Here's a table of over 250 mobile graphics chips listed in order of performance:

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September 22, 2010 at 16:01:11
id love to do some proper gamin but i like my retro (ish) is games as long as it can play max payne 2 and half life 2 maybe even doom3 nicely i guess

AMD Athlon™ II Dual-Core Mobile Processor P320 (2.1GHz, 1M, 3.6GT/s)
15.6" High Definition (1366x768) WLED
1.3 Mega pixel Integrated Web Camera
320GB (5,400rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive
4096MB 1333MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM [2x2048]
65W AC Adaptor
DVD +/- RW Drive (read/write CD & DVD)
Primary 6-cell 48 WHr Lithium Ion battery
ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4250
Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Module - European
Dell Wireless 1501 Mini Card (802.11g/n)
AMD Vision

i dont expect crysis out of it lol.

once again thanks for your help an patience

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September 22, 2010 at 17:51:49
"i dont expect crysis out of it lol"

If you'd do a little research, you'll find a laptop that'll play Crysis for under $800.

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September 22, 2010 at 22:59:07
buy the dell studio xps 16 its a good gaming laptop here is a review link
its a very good laptop

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September 23, 2010 at 00:23:30
MoC Yes OK Dell but the review is 12 months old, but again it is the graphics chip is older technology:

Low-Midrange Graphics Cards - Low-end graphics cards for users who want to play games. New games should run on these cards, but only with low details and mediocre resolution. The power consumption (of modern cards in this class) should lead to a good battery life.

At least a Class2 graphics Chip from this list:

Anyway here is a nice Sony:

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September 23, 2010 at 02:16:55
these are two very very very good gaming laptops
the ASUS Laptop Even Supports 3D

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