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Hello,

I have a friend who just bought a laptop so that he could run World of Warcraft and EVE on it. He did so cause he travels a lot of the time. My question to you is what would you change in this system that may be a bottle neck in running either of the games?

Here is the system:
ASUS G Series G73JH-X1 NoteBook Intel Core i7 720QM(1.60GHz) 17.3" 8GB Memory 500GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870


Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220695
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  1. It should be fine since those games are not very demanding.

    However, I just want to point out one thing... If this was a desktop I would say a 1.6Hz i7 CPU (dual core I suppose) would limit the HD 5870. I would assume that will still be the issue for a laptop. So either drop down to a laptop with a HD 5850 instead to save a little bit of money (and yes the CPU is still slow for this card). Or buy a similar model but with a faster i7 core; which means more $$$.
  2. ^ And lower battery life.
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