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Old 08-12-2012, 06:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I will be heading to college in 2 weeks and want a good laptop that I can use for school as well as gaming as an aside. I really want something in the price range of $600-$700 but will be willing to go over if necessary. I'm not an intense pc gamer but would like a laptop that can at least run Guild Wars 2 and Rome 2 Total War smoothly (when they come out). I would also like a 14-15" monitor and nothing too small like a netbook. I have heard great stuff about the ASUS brand, and am currently looking at some of their laptops. Anyone have any laptop recommendations for me?

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Just wondering, if you are starting college next year, as next fall I take it, why not wait until then? New technology will be out and the prices will be more flexible.

But, as just to answer your laptop plea:

This is a good deal for your price range: Newegg.com - ASUS A53SD-NS51 Notebook Intel Core i5 2450M(2.50GHz) 15.6" 6GB Memory DDR3 750GB HDD 5400rpm DVD±R/RW NVIDIA GeForce GT 610M
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thanks alot, i'm actually starting college in two weeks . I'm a little late starting my laptop shopping haha.
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is this laptop good?
ASUS K55A-DB51 - XOTIC PC - 15.6" ASUS Notebook
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That ASUS has integrated video. Meaning that it will steal memory from your RAM. It is not kind to most games.
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