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How can I get decent frame rates on battery power?

by arcturus_18 / August 18, 2012 6:26 AM PDT

Hi everyone,

I've been shopping for a laptop that meets the GD adjusted requirements for Guild Wars 2 (listed here: and can play the game with respectable settings on battery power. I know the cpu/gpu performance on most laptops tends to drop dramatically on battery power, so I was wondering if plugging in to an external charger like the one listed here: might help. Alternatively, I'm aware that there are some laptops out there that are designed specifically with maintaining performance on battery power in mind, like the Alienware Mx11, or there may even be a software solution to the problem. I appreciate any info or suggestions.


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