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How Can I upgrade this laptop for Gaming?

by bboa / December 3, 2013 12:06 PM PST

Its the Asus K55N-DB81
Here's the specs:
1.9GHz AMD A8-4500M Quad-Core
4GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
500GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
Integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640G Graphics
15.6" Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
1366 x 768 Native Resolution
SuperMulti DVD Burner
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
Windows 8 (64-bit)

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That does game.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 3, 2013 11:14 PM PST

You need the second stick of 4GB RAM to get the video speed up.

Borderlands 2 is very playable at pretty high settings. There is a small lag as a new scene loads or pulling up the inventory but it does game very well for the dollar.

It's just missing a stick of RAM.

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Any other suggestions?
by bboa / December 4, 2013 4:03 AM PST
In reply to: That does game.

I think upgrading the ram to 8GB is a good idea, can you think of anything else?
Thanks for answering Grin

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Well a faster HDD
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 4, 2013 4:06 AM PST
In reply to: Any other suggestions?

But that won't change FPS, etc.

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by bboa / December 4, 2013 5:57 AM PST
In reply to: Well a faster HDD

Thanks for your help then! Happy

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