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Old 11-29-2007, 08:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i'm thinking of building a laptop w/ an intel dual core 2.0 ghz, 2 gigs of ram, and an 8600M GT 256 mb. it's in my budget exactly so i really can't spend any more. my question is:
will it run older games (BF2, half life 2, or Wow) at max settings and still have a decent fps? also, how long do you think this setup will last in the future w/ more and more games coming out w/ higher and higher system requirements?

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It should run those games rather decently, I know wow will work at maximum settings fine. The other games, I am unsure of.

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it mite just scrape COD4 on medium, it runs fine on the system in my sig
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8600M GT is currently second place for the best graphics card you can get in a laptop, so it shouldn't have a problem running those games you listed. 8700M GT is available, but rarely found in notebooks. 8800M GT/X is coming out sometime soon if it isn't out already (I just know of no laptops that are equipped with it).
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I have the 8600M, and it runs the fear demos very well, little lag at all untill the HDD is being accessed...
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