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Old 06-27-2014, 05:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone, my name is Caleb and I am almost 21 years old. I am a University student (UT @ Austin, Texas) but I have never been big or knowledgeable on computer hardware/software. My current laptop is a Dell Inspiron as of 2012 to now.

I want to upgrade from my current laptop to a laptop that is more powerful and is gaming-orientated in terms of performance. I do not care much for the weight or physical aspect of the laptop and my price range is approximately $500 to $1,000 (USD for any non-U.S. people).

I have done some research in the type of hardware I would like, as listed below;

A 64-bit operating system allowing games/simulators to use 1.5 to 2 GB of RAM.
CPU: recent Quad-core processor (Intel) or recent Eight-core processor (AMD)
GPU: GTX 670 or Radeon HD 7950 or better (>1GB Video RAM)
Windows 7/8

I will answer any questions or concerns regarding my inquiry and I hope y'all have a good day! This is my very first post and my first time on this forum so I may be slow to respond by navigating or seeing how I get notifications. Thank you for any help and please let me know how to make the best purchase in terms of my budget and my performance needs.

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If you're not against buying used... : MSI Computer Corp. Notebook GT70 0NC-494US;9S7-176212-494 17.3-Inch Laptop : Gaming Laptop : Computers & Accessories

That fits your budget straight away.
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