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Best video card in a 15.4" laptop?

by berniethepilot / June 4, 2006 9:15 AM PDT

I just wanna know what the best video card available is in a 15.4" widescreen laptop is, and what laptop manufacturers offer it.

I know nVidia and ATI make some pretty beefy video cards, however some are only available in the 17" notebooks. What's the best in 15.4"? (by the way, it has to have the intel core duo cpu, unless you can argue a better processor)

Also, should I expect to see any better video cards on the market come end of July into August?

Thanks for the help guys,
Randy S.

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ATi Mobility Radeon X1600

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Acer has on certain model the old ATi Mobility Radeon X700. But the after-sale service and the quality-built isn't as good as Dell or HP.

For Dell, this is the ATi Mobility Radeon X1400 that I have in my E1505 / 6400. HP has the same but on the nVIDIA side, the Geforce Go 7400.

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If you really want to play, a 17" will be better. I think to the Dell Inspiron E1705 / 9400 and the Toshiba P105 with the GeForce Go 7900 GS.

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by Nooorm / June 5, 2006 3:43 AM PDT

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