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Old 02-01-2008, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone,

Iíve been looking at getting a new laptop for a while and, long story short, the following model caught my eye. I can get it at a very nice price, including a free bag, router and mouse. In essence, Iím looking for something that will cope with quite a bit of graphics software (Adobe stuff mostly), and the ability to tackle games would be very nice as well.

Model: ASUS M51SN-AP003G
CPU: Inter Core 2 Duo T9300 2.5GHz
HDD: 200GB
Screen: 15.4"
Optics: DVD Burner
OS: Vista Ultimate
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GS with 512MB Dedicated Memory (Lots of people tell me that this is roughly equal to the NVIDIA GeForce 8600)
Additional Features: Intel Santa Rosa Platform (Centrino), Express Card, Carry Bag, Mouse and Router
Warranty: 2 Years
Price: $1799 (AU)

So, my question is how well you think the above machine will perform. I donít need the strongest, fastest machine ever produced, but something with a bit of grunt would be nice. If someone could give me an idea of the games I would be able to play (and the settings they would be playable at) I would really appreciate it.


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Old 02-01-2008, 07:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forums.

That laptop should be fine for what you need, games wise i can't comment on because i don't game often but it should handle STALKER quite nicely.

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Old 02-01-2008, 08:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You should'nt have any problems with the laptop for what you are going to be using it for. Just curious, how much is on the card
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