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November 1, 2012 4:21:17 PM

Im investing in a laptop today and i found one i just want to know if these specs are good enough for very high quality gaming, and if anything NEEDS to be improved. So what do you guys think about the build?


HP ENVY dv7t-7200 Quad Edition Notebook PC


Windows 8 64
3rd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM Processor (2.7 GHz, 8MB L3 Cache)
NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 630M Graphics with 2GB of dedicated video memory
12GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
NO mSSD Hard Drive Acceleration Cache
No Additional Office Software
FREE Upgrade to Norton Internet Security(TM) 2012 - 15 Months Subscription (activation required)
6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
17.3-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit Display (1600 x 900)
Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner
HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated dual array digital microphone
Intel 802.11b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth(R)
Backlit Keyboard
Included 2 Year Warranty

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November 1, 2012 4:25:15 PM

Hmm... it depends ... maybe you can run on medium at 1600x900.. but for the more taxing games, I'm not sure how it will fare.
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November 1, 2012 4:50:01 PM

That card you would be looking at low-medium at native resolution and low at best on some games, see benchmarks here: http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GT-630M.637...

I believe the 7730m is an option for many dv7t configurations and would be much better, but still would not get you to the "very high quality" gaming level (med on most games and high on some less demanding would be a reasonable expectation). You would need to be looking at either a 7970m or a GTX 680 to get to "very high quality gaming."
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November 1, 2012 7:22:43 PM

upperplace said:
And for games and video card, you need drivers and some apps to avoid errors.
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@OP: No way. It will not play games on very high. With demanding games you will be lucky to run them at playable rates at lowest settings at all.
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