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1 year ago#1
Hey, I've been wanting to get into pc gaming for a while but I don't know where to start. I am in dire need for a laptop for university, but I want a laptop that I can play games like Skyrim fallout minecraft and others at a above average quality.

The first thing is it needs to be able to last me through 4 years of university.

I've been looking around online and I can't really come to a conclusion because I'm unaware of what a good graphics card and the specs of things compared to others. I know 8 ram is kinda necessary and decent memory is a must.

I don't want a massive brick but weight isn't too much of an issue either.

I'm trying not to be picky, but I hope I have kind of narrowed things down enough to get a more experienced opinion here. If someone could point me in the right direction or show me some good deals that would be greatly appreciated!
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1 year ago#2
WondrousRumble posted...
Hey, I've been wanting to get into pc gaming for a while but I don't know where to start. I am in dire need for a laptop for university, but I want a laptop that I can play games like Skyrim fallout minecraft and others at a above average quality.

The first thing is it needs to be able to last me through 4 years of university.

I've been looking around online and I can't really come to a conclusion because I'm unaware of what a good graphics card and the specs of things compared to others. I know 8 ram is kinda necessary and decent memory is a must.

I don't want a massive brick but weight isn't too much of an issue either.

I'm trying not to be picky, but I hope I have kind of narrowed things down enough to get a more experienced opinion here. If someone could point me in the right direction or show me some good deals that would be greatly appreciated!


Up your budget 3 or four hundred bucks and you'll get what you want.
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1 year ago#3
Is there anything specific that would cause the increase in price? When I say above average quality I more so mean that I want to play things on medium settings and run smoothly if that was confusing or not I don't know

If that's still out of my budget could you point me in the direction of my budget?
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1 year ago#4
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1 year ago#5
I know some people will probably yell at me, but Alienware does make nice gaming laptops that are affordable if you have the money lying around.
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1 year ago#6
ATARIJAWA posted...
WondrousRumble posted...
Hey, I've been wanting to get into pc gaming for a while but I don't know where to start. I am in dire need for a laptop for university, but I want a laptop that I can play games like Skyrim fallout minecraft and others at a above average quality.

The first thing is it needs to be able to last me through 4 years of university.

I've been looking around online and I can't really come to a conclusion because I'm unaware of what a good graphics card and the specs of things compared to others. I know 8 ram is kinda necessary and decent memory is a must.

I don't want a massive brick but weight isn't too much of an issue either.

I'm trying not to be picky, but I hope I have kind of narrowed things down enough to get a more experienced opinion here. If someone could point me in the right direction or show me some good deals that would be greatly appreciated!


Up your budget 3 or four hundred bucks and you'll get what you want.


It might be hard to believe but there are gaming laptops that fit his needs for under 1500 dollars
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1 year ago#7
Could you point me in the right direction of where to look or what some of them might be?
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1 year ago#8
WondrousRumble posted...
Could you point me in the right direction of where to look or what some of them might be?


You can check out this site.

www.xoticpc.com
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1 year ago#9
I play skyrim pretty nice on my alienware laptop, its starts at 1000 right now with black friday going on.
1 year ago#10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834313584
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