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New "gaming" laptop having difficulty with latest games

I just bought a new laptop, intended for graphic design, but i would also like to run good games on it.
So the specs are
Intel Core i7 4720HQ 2.6 CPU @ 2.6GHZ
16 GB RAM
Nvidia GTX 860M

Is that a setup that could run games on high settings at fluid framerates?
If not, what could i change?
The laptop is an Acer Aspire V17 Nitro
Fallout 4 struggled on high settings, was slightly choppy on medium as well, was automatically set to low upon startup.
Arkham City ran okayish on decent graphics, but some lag spikes occurred.

Would be appreciated if suggested to buy a new part, where I might find this part for cheapish.

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No.

That's a mobile GPU so it's not going to deliver compared to the Nvidia 860 desktop version. Also gamers are giving the nod to the 970 desktop card.

You ask for a new part but this shows you may not know that about all laptops don't have video cards. That is the card is gone and the chips are put onto the motherboard for cost, space and other reasons.

For gaming at high you should be looking at much higher GPUs, like the 980m

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thanks

Will just stick to PS4 for the time being and upgrade my desktop later on, thanks for the reply.

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R.Proffitt is right...

Better luck with a desktop. PC machines are still on their way to delivering solid performance for decent price. Don't forget PS4 and the One offer it's users simultaneous use 8GB DDR5 memory. While most laptops only offer 1 or 2GBs of DDR3 memory for it's machines cards.

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Cheers

Will stick to my PS4 for now, kind of annoyed i bought fallout on PC now, oh well only 37 quid.
Thanks for the reply

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