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How's the Inspiron 6000 for college/game stuff?

by elknifo / July 22, 2005 11:09 AM PDT

I'm not a rich man, and I need a good computer for basic college stuff, and some home projects like game development/design, and modification. I need it to play HL2 well. I was thinking 1gig ram, 1.73 gig pentium m, and a 128 mb ati mobility radeon X300. How's that sound?

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by damasta55r / July 22, 2005 11:11 AM PDT

X300 isn;t the best gfx card for the game

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RERE
by elknifo / July 22, 2005 11:22 AM PDT
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I just need it to play on medium settings. What would be a better card I could later swap in?

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Non swappable.
by damasta55r / July 22, 2005 12:31 PM PDT
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Doubt medium settings. maybe highest settings with AA at 800x600 max. Notebooks aren't for gaming. Beware of the 64-bit.
Roger

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... some are for gaming
by CS3 / July 22, 2005 1:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Non swappable.

lol u think they arent for gaming? just follow the link its perfect for those games with high quility.
btw these shout be your requiremnts for a gaming laptop:

Fastest Pentium M, Pentium 4-M or desktop P4, or PowerPC G4 processors
512MB to 1GB of memory
A 15-inch display or larger
Advanced graphics accelerator with 32MB or 64MB of its own memory
The largest and fastest hard drive available
Swappable CD-RW and DVD recordable drives
Multimedia connectors, such as S-Video, FireWire, S/PDIF
External keyboard and mouse
Microsoft Windows XP Home or Professional, or Apple Mac OS X
Microsoft Office XP Premium, Adobe Photoshop


heres the link<http://www1.us.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/inspn_xps2?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs>

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by damasta55r / July 22, 2005 3:46 PM PDT

We all don't have over 2 grand for a notebook. I can get a car for less (used of course).
Roger

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powerpc
by wparker12 / July 23, 2005 1:33 AM PDT

Ha! PowerPC for gaming...

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