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Best laptop for gaming, games design student?

by Bwnci / June 9, 2011 11:35 PM PDT

Hi everyone, I apologies in advance if I'm fishing in the wrong place here but I'm really stumped at the moment regarding what laptop to set myself up with. I have always been a desktop man but with all the travelling between home and university it really has become necessary to invest in a laptop.

I'm a student with a budget of around

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For 500 what did you find?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 10, 2011 2:20 AM PDT

I didn't find a gamer laptop.

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Thanks, I found something in the end
by Bwnci / June 12, 2011 1:49 AM PDT

Appreciate the effort. I wasn't after a gamer laptop though, needed a desktop replacement one with decent dedicated graphics. I went with the Samsung RV511-S01.

-15" screen
-Intel Core i3-380M Processor
-6GB RAM
-640GB HD
-NVIDIA GeForce 315M graphics card with 1 GB dedicated graphics memory

I should get by on that.

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Looks like it missed your spec.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2011 2:55 AM PDT

I thought I saw that for 700 Euro which is not what you asked for. If you change your mind on specs, do share with the forum.
Bob

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You have misunderstood
by Bwnci / June 12, 2011 10:17 AM PDT

No I wasn't talking in Euros, I was talking in GBP. I used the pound symbol while typing my question but it didn't transfer to the forum. I was able to find the machine for 470 pounds including delivery.

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This forum
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2011 10:57 AM PDT
In reply to: You have misunderstood

Is full of things that don't get through. While I can convert currencies fast enough, when I don't see it I make a bad assumption it's a green back.
Bob

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Additional tips..
by Keigh / March 7, 2012 5:00 PM PST

Bigger, heavier
laptops with large screens can incorporate powerful hardware you won't find in
smaller, lighter models. Most of these laptops are as powerful as a desktop PC.

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