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Planning on getting a laptop for gaming.

#1MMSMBPosted 8/29/2013 8:34:47 AM

Im looking for a laptop that can run games like SFIV, Starcraft 2 and FFXIV at max settings..

I've looked around and this one seems good, what do you guys think?
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#2XNo_FearXPosted 8/29/2013 8:36:55 AM
that laptop can play those games well. I have the same one but the 14 in one and its pretty good on a lot of games on high
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#3StormKMDPosted 8/29/2013 8:55:25 AM
That one is good, but how much is it?
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#4MMSMB(Topic Creator)Posted 8/29/2013 9:23:48 AM
It goes for 1899$...
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#5Knight2520Posted 8/29/2013 9:25:03 AM
Unless you've used a 17" laptop before, I would caution against buying one. They're larger than they seem and are heavy and a pain to lug around. Cases for 17" laptops are also significantly more expensive than cases for smaller laptops.

I bought a 17" Asus G72 several years ago, and while I don't regret it, I wouldn't buy another 17" laptop.
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#62Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 8/29/2013 9:29:02 AM


Considerably cheaper and not 17" I have a 17" laptop and it's really a pain to carry around.
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#7squidgy617Posted 8/29/2013 9:29:51 AM
#8TiamatKillerPosted 8/29/2013 9:30:31 AM
Might want to consider a Lenovo Y410p or Lenovo Y510p, along with a Sager np4650.
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#9Apac4245Posted 8/29/2013 9:30:51 AM
I would also check out ibuypower (

I got my gaming laptop there and have been very happy with it. The site allows you to customize what you want to an extent. Also, the laptop I built (customized) has those specs (the 675m card though with 4gb virtual memory) and I spent about 1500 on it. The one negative about ibuypower is that it takes a while to build and then ship to you. I believe it took about 3 weeks for me which wasn't actually too bad from what I read on their forums.

I liked the Asus line as well but I figure it never hurts to shop around. Good luck!
#10Erg0nPosted 8/29/2013 9:58:20 AM

check out that site

I wouldn't buy a gaming laptop, because they are useless. buy a desktop or console if all you want to do is game.

laptops are for school or work and gaming on them should be secondary.