help needed in choosing an affordable gaming laptop


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Alienware m14x

It is under $1200, has a core i5 processor and a very respectable gaming card.

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We have one for sale!


Are you still looking for a gaming laptop? We have one for sale which is in good condition. We no longer require it as my partner has a laptop now from his work. Spec as follows:

Brand: ROCK
Features: Intergrated 10/100/1000 LAN Card, 2.0M Built in Camera, Ports - 4x USB 2.0, 1x eSATA, IEEE 1394a, DVI-I ou, WiFi - Intel 5300 Series, OS - Windows Vista Home Premium, Firewire, Modem, Operating System, USB, WiFi Enabled
Processor Type: Intel Core Duo T9550
Hard Drive Capacity: 250 GB
Processor Speed: 2 x 2.67Ghz
Screen Size: 15.4
Memory (RAM): 4 GB DDR 3
Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quaddro FX2700M 512MB GDR3 High Performance
Primary Drive: DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo

This retails at approx

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Be careful here.

While a nice choice of CPU did avoid some heat, gaming laptops tend to need some service so factor about 50% of purchase price if not outright replacement in 2 to 3 years. And beware the new names since they tend to have no spare parts or rather repairs run beyond what you pay for the name brands.

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