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Does this look like a solid gaming laptop?

#1joeman2004Posted 10/25/2013 7:00:46 AM
I'm going back to school soon, so I'm looking to get a new laptop. I not only want a laptop that I can study with but can also do some pretty hardcore gaming as we'll. I'm not too knowledgable when it comes to PC specs especially in relation to the current gaming market. I want a solid laptop that is going to last me a while and be able to handle most of what I throw at it reasonable well. So here it is.

http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?GroupID=457&Code=59390951&category-id=96EBC6A8C8EC47A59E95B3D5E300F333&hide_menu_area=yes

I'm kind of on a budget so shelling out $2000+ for an Alienware or Razer laptop is not an option. Any and all opinions are welcome. Also anyone with any previous experience with Lenovo please give your thoughts on their hardware. Thanks!
#2Cool_Dude667Posted 10/25/2013 7:03:53 AM
No, and hardcore gaming on a laptop would be a terrible experience unless your traveling shopvac salesman.
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#3joeman2004(Topic Creator)Posted 10/25/2013 7:06:26 AM
I understand laptops aren't the optimal device for hardcore gaming, but a desktop is not an option for me. I need the portability. As far as laptops are concerned will this handle most games pretty well?
#4OldSorrowPosted 10/25/2013 7:07:51 AM
No such thing as gaming laptop

Buy cheap laptop
Build gaming desktop
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#5SlaynPosted 10/25/2013 7:14:26 AM
You get what you pay for. It's not bad but not great by any means. There is a premium price for laptops because of the small form factor. You pay more for less. It's hard to find laptop benchmarks, but this will give you an idea:

http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GT-750M.90245.0.html

I mean most current games are medium, some high. So it is fine I guess.
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#6fuzzymanPosted 10/25/2013 8:16:55 AM
http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8235-clevo-p151sm1-p-5840.html
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#7Pepys MonsterPosted 10/25/2013 9:36:20 AM
It looks damn solid to me, TC.
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#8joeman2004(Topic Creator)Posted 10/25/2013 4:34:33 PM
Thanks for all the input guys. I'm still going to do some more research, but I am leaning towards the Lenovo.
#9VIP86Posted 10/25/2013 4:37:50 PM
You probably won't be able to play on HIGH settings at 60fps after a couple months on a 750m. If it's hardcore gaming you want, you need atleast a 780m. This is coming from someone who bought a laptop last year with a 660m.
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#10ATARIJAWAPosted 10/25/2013 4:43:20 PM
VIP86 posted...
You probably won't be able to play on HIGH settings at 60fps after a couple months on a 750m. If it's hardcore gaming you want, you need atleast a 780m. This is coming from someone who bought a laptop last year with a 660m.


You and the guy above apparently didn't realize he has SLI 750ms. He'll be fine.
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