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Old 07-26-2011, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - Acer Aspire AS5552-7819 Notebook AMD Phenom II Dual-Core N660(3.0GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 320GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Radeon HD 4250

I've been looking on Newegg for a low-budget laptop that will run games at a good speed. For some reason this laptop is only $379.99 and it seems to have better hardware in it than the $400+ ones.

e.g. Newegg.com - HP 2000-210US Notebook Intel Pentium P6200(2.13GHz) 15.6" 3GB Memory 320GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi Intel HD Graphics or Newegg.com - SAMSUNG R Series R540-JA06 Notebook Intel Core i3 380M(2.53GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory 320GB HDD 5400rpm DVD +/-RW Dual Layer Intel HD Graphics

Could someone help me out and tell me if it's good, or if it's not which one would be good?
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Seems like the Acer is better than the HP.
For gaming performance, I have no idea on how they will perform.
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Its cheap becaquse its old...

As long as you don't expect top graphics, it'll be okay.
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Is it possible to get a laptop for under $500 that can run games on medium-high graphics?
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Is it possible to get a laptop for under $500 that can run games on medium-high graphics?
The best your gonna do on most games is low-med settings.
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Hmm. Well, do you guys have any laptops in mind that are under $500? I might be willing to go up to $600. I'd at least like to run games on med without any problems at all.
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This is the best I can find on newegg, it's $490. It will do low-med but barely for med. settings I think...depending on the game the frames could drop abit.
Newegg.com - Acer Aspire AS7551G-7606 Notebook AMD Phenom II Quad-Core N970(2.2GHz) 17.3" 4GB Memory 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi AMD Radeon HD 6470M

I can't find anything good in the $500-$600 range. I think you have to jump to a $700 laptop just to get fluent medium settings.
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