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How's this laptop my friend got for his birthday?

#1DAENF0RCER13Posted 8/17/2013 1:36:22 AM

Pretty impressed with the specs. Would it handle next gen games fine?
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#2eddy1nsanePosted 8/17/2013 1:52:56 AM
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#3_Marka_Ragnos_Posted 8/17/2013 2:09:20 AM
On lower settings if he wants to maintain a good framerate.

You want at least 45fps
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#4Fade2black001Posted 8/17/2013 4:24:46 AM
That card seems to be better than my card and on my card I can handle most games fairly decently at high to ultra somewhat fine. My card is a 2GB 6950. Unless those benchmarks are wrong...
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#5ATARIJAWAPosted 8/17/2013 9:08:24 AM
Your friend should be able to play pretty much everything for the next 3 years at least. The nice thing about the ASUS series is it has a PCI-E port and with an adapter you can use a desktop GPU for some added graphical power. When I'm home I use a desktop 670 with my laptop and when I'm at work or traveling I use the built in 2 gb 560m. It's a nice option to have.
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#6Erg0nPosted 8/17/2013 9:11:20 AM
17" laptops are ridiculous , might as well buy a desktop with that price
#7New_PantsPosted 8/17/2013 9:21:29 AM
Looks pretty powerful, but I still can't justify the cost.
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#8ThePCElitistPosted 8/17/2013 9:27:46 AM
Erg0n posted...
17" laptops are ridiculous , might as well buy a desktop with that price

While I agree because I'm more interested in 14" and 15.6" laptops it's really none of our business to dictate what other people like.
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#9DAENF0RCER13(Topic Creator)Posted 8/17/2013 10:43:27 AM(edited)
Thanks for the feedback.
I know a laptop that big at that price would net him a desktop, but he wanted something portable, decent for gaming, and for school and his old laptop was pretty much on the verge of dying.
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