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Thoughts on this laptop i'm buying?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ziggycorpse, Apr 17, 2008.

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  1. ziggycorpse

    ziggycorpse Thread Starter

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    What do you think, would it be good for playing new games?

    Heres the specs,

    Its a XPS dell for £569


    BASE Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T5750 (2.00 GHz, 667 MHz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache) edit

    OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium - English edit

    HARDWARE SUPPORT Base Warranty - 1 Year XPS Premium Hardware Support (incl. Gaming and On-Site Support) edit

    COLOUR CHOICE 2.0 mega pixel Camera & Tuxedo Black for CCFL Display edit

    LCD 15.4" Widescreen™ WXGA (1280x800) TFT Display (220nits) with TrueLife™ edit

    BIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION Biometric Fingerprint Reader with BLACK accent edit

    MEMORY 2048MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x1024] edit

    HARD DRIVE 250GB (5400RPM) SATA Hard Drive edit

    GRAPHICS CARD NVIDIA® GeForce™ Go 8400M GS with 128MB dedicated graphic memory edit

    OPTICAL DRIVE Fixed 8x DVD+/-RW Slim Slot Load drive, including SW edit

    PRIMARY BATTERY Primary 6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery (56 WHr)
     
  2. Rich-M

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    I have almost the same Laptop from Dell Vostro Small Business division and it's awesome only I have it with XP.
     
  3. Arcadion

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    It would be a bit slow to run Oblivion unless you turn the settings down, but most games would run fine on it. We tested a laptop with a GeForce 9500M graphics chip in it today, it was pretty impressive (7000 in 3DMark 2005), for a laptop.
     
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