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Cheap netbook capable of playing minecraft?

#1PaskyPosted 6/2/2012 11:44:15 AM
Or if there is a laptop even cheaper, no more than the $300 range.
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#2Pasky(Topic Creator)Posted 6/2/2012 1:13:05 PM
bump
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#3occonoPosted 6/2/2012 2:08:32 PM
The HP Pavilion dm 1?
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#4Pasky(Topic Creator)Posted 6/2/2012 4:40:09 PM
That's like $400 =/.
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#5JonWood007Posted 6/2/2012 5:22:58 PM
Netbooks won't run minecraft well.

Try to bump your budget up to $400-450 and go for a cheap AMD A series (like an A4 or A6).

I got an A6 and it runs MC well on fast graphics with far render.

An AMD E series MAY run it, but I wouldnt trust it. GPU power is adequate, but the E series CPUs are bottom of the barrel and will be barely passable for minecraft if usable at all.
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#6little_spedvePosted 6/2/2012 6:19:42 PM
tc, you will be surprised when you see how much of a resource hog Minecraft is.
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