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Old 02-23-2009, 09:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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sorry if this is wrong fourm
what is better? keep price in mind?
i will be playing games like cod5 l4d fallout 3


Costco - $999.99 after $200 OFF HP dv7-1273cl 17"W T6400 2.0 GHz 4GB DDR2 500GB HDD

Gateway - FX Edition Laptop with Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology - P-7805u
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The Gateway has the overall better GPU but for Bang for the Buck, I'd say the 1st one wins
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will the gpu make much of a diffrence?
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Gateway is better in just about all the important gaming areas, but the HP will definitely play those games you listed.
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will the gpu make much of a diffrence?
Performance wise yes... but neither would make a difference if the game was playable, unless you threw in the AA and AF on there..
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is there a reason you want a laptop over a desktop?
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is there a reason you want a laptop over a desktop?
I agree with Chad.
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sorry if this is wrong fourm
what is better? keep price in mind?
i will be playing games like cod5 l4d fallout 3


Costco - $999.99 after $200 OFF HP dv7-1273cl 17"W T6400 2.0 GHz 4GB DDR2 500GB HDD

Gateway - FX Edition Laptop with Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology - P-7805u
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