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Old 08-14-2012, 05:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm trying to find a good gaming laptop to buy and I have one that seems to be pretty good. I don't know a lot about the insides of computers so can somebody tell me if these are good features for a gaming laptop?

- Processor: 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)

- RAM: 8GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz

- HARD DRIVE: 1TB Serial ATA (5400RPM)

- Video Card: 2GB AMD Radeon HD 7730M

- Display: 15.6in Full High Definition (1080p) WLED with AntiGlare

Is this good? It is the Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition. It is selling for £859.

Thank you for your help!
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I personally wouldn't get a Dell. I would rather look for similar specs on ebuyer.com or scan.co.uk

Look at Acer, ASUS or Toshiba.
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Hi!
I'm trying to find a good gaming laptop to buy and I have one that seems to be pretty good. I don't know a lot about the insides of computers so can somebody tell me if these are good features for a gaming laptop?

- Processor: 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)

- RAM: 8GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz

- HARD DRIVE: 1TB Serial ATA (5400RPM)

- Video Card: 2GB AMD Radeon HD 7730M

- Display: 15.6in Full High Definition (1080p) WLED with AntiGlare

Is this good? It is the Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition. It is selling for £859.

Thank you for your help!
It has a very slow HDD, and a not the best GPU.

Also, I'd avoid Dell's consumer line. More trouble than it's worth.

What's your budget?
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Well, he says that one is 859 GBP, so I'd go around that price.
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I think MoM and tj covered it all.... Slow HDD, try getting 7200, a better GPU and not a Dell.
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Thanks for summarizing it up, Thery!
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Thanks for summarizing it up, Thery!
Can't tell if sarcasm... :P
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Can't tell if sarcasm... :P
What, are you saying it's racist? :P
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All these are good specifications for gaming purposes. But nvidia vedio card is the more effective than the Radeon.
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