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Gaming laptop need advice..

by jerkhead29 / November 9, 2012 3:14 PM PST

I'm on a deep budget and looking forward to purchase a used gaming laptop. I have some questions and in need some of your expertise and i know little about gaming laptop. Here are my list of used laptop and are they capable of playing this game or which laptop is capable to all this games.Thank you in advance

Game List:
Iron front liberation 44
Red Orchestra 2
Sniper Ghost Warrior 2
Company Heroes


1) Acer Aspire 5755G-6823
Processor 2nd Gen Core i5 Intel i5-2430M / 2.4 GHz ( 3 GHz ) ( Dual-Core )
Memory 4 GB / 8 GB (max)
Hard Drive 500 GB - Serial ATA-300 - 5400 rpm
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
Display Type 15.6 in TFT active matrix
Max Resolution 1366 x 768 ( HD )
Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

2)Acer Aspire 5553G-5357
Graphics Card
ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5470 Graphics with 512 MB of Dedicated DDR3 VRAM
Type : AMD Turion II P540 dual-core processor
Speed : 2.40 GHz
FSB : 1066MHz
Cache : 2 MB L2
500 GB 5400 rpm sata hdd

3) HP Pavilion DV5
Core 2 Duo T5800 @ 2.0 GHz
Dedicated Nvidia 9600m GT 512MB GPU
4 GB of RAM
320 GB Hard Drive
Windows Vista 64 Bit

4)ASUS G50vt
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor
NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800M GS External 512MB GDDR3 VRAM

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First. Do not take item 3.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 1:34 AM PST

The 9600's are too similar to the failed 8600 to go near. Type 8600 recall at google to learn more.

" used gaming laptop " is a very bad idea. Most are 2 year affairs then they need repairs. You are getting the machine worn out and will not much life left.

I strongly suggest you don't do this unless you get it so cheap that you can afford a new motherboard and other repairs.

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Will this work
by jerkhead29 / November 10, 2012 6:10 AM PST

This is brand new:

Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7332
Operating System
Windows 8
Processor Brand
Processor Series
Installed Memory
6 GB
Hard Drive Size
640 GB
Card Reader
Hard Drive Detail
640GB Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive (5400RPM)
Processor Speed (GHz)
16.3 (W) x 10.6 (D) x 1.3 (H) inches
6-cell Li-ion Battery (48 Wh)
Optical Drive Detail
DVD SuperMulti Drive Supporting 11 Formats
Graphics Brand/Model
AMD Radeon HD 7520G Graphics
Wireless Compatibility
TV Tuner
Screen Size
Fingerprint Reader
Networking Detail
10/100 Ethernet
Processor Model
AMD A6-4400m

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The AMD Trinity.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 10:51 AM PST
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PS. Just tried Minecraft on a ...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 1:05 PM PST
In reply to: The AMD Trinity.

Just had my son checkout Minecraft on a Samsung RV515 and it looks like it runs OK. Not a big test but thought I add this.

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the 1st is better
by GhostQ / November 15, 2012 4:51 PM PST

I5 and GT 540M are better than any others,in my opinion.

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