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July 18, 2012 9:38:07 PM

So i need a laptop for school and want to to some gaming as well. I'm fairly let on this one as i can't go much higher in price:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I probably will buy another 4GB of RAM however, since its not too much. I pretty much want to be able to play stuff like Skyrim, Diablo 3, Rage, and Fallout on at least medium settings with a smooth framerate. is this possible for this laptop?

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July 19, 2012 12:10:15 AM

i would look at
http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products...
change the graphics card to a 7730m and use the coupon NBQ1148 for 540$ at checkout
or if you can increase your budget by 100$ you can get this

http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products... < upgrade to a gt 650m and upgrade to an i5 2310m for 670$ or for 640$ with the 3rd gen i3 with the coupon code NBQ1148 which will pretty much run almost every game on ultra on its native resolution
the 7730m will run almost every game on high while the gt 650m will prolly max most game on ultra at its native 1336X768 reolution
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July 19, 2012 1:31:37 AM

yes but the both of my links have a dedicated video card and a trinity apu is even worse then his laptop.. in the link?
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July 19, 2012 1:59:46 AM

i looked at the benchmarks for the 7730m and the GT630m, and the GT630m is almost just as good, if not a bit better on a lot of games than the 7730m?
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July 19, 2012 4:36:47 AM

where are you getting your benchmarks the 7730m is faster then the gt 630m by a LARGE margin a 7730m would be comparable to the 640m
7670m
and 6750m are both faster then a gt 630m
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July 19, 2012 4:46:26 PM

The APU will still perform better, no matter what benchmark you look at.
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July 19, 2012 4:59:13 PM

how would this do me?

HP Pavilion dv6z-7000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor (3.2GHz/2.3GHz, 4MB L2 Cache)
2GB AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7730M Graphics
8GB 1600MHz DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
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July 19, 2012 5:09:01 PM

That would do anything you want...

Your looking at 90% of the games out there at full settings and the other 10% at 3/4 settings.
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July 19, 2012 7:48:07 PM

the 7730m would max out all the games you listed on its native resolution

however there really is no diffrence between 6 gb's of ram and 8 gb's of ram and i wouldnt spend the extra 50$ of 2 gb's of ram....
Even battefield 3 only uses 4 gb of ram max..
and if you can go an extra 70$ i would still recomend you get http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/h [...] aoid=35252 upgrade to a gt 650m and a i5 3rd generation for only 670$ or an i3 3rd gen for 640$ which is a considerable performance jump of 30%! from the gt 640m and 7730m
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July 19, 2012 8:11:10 PM

ok, thanks for the RAM info. I think the you posted is broken, it doesn't take me anywhere.
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July 20, 2012 3:22:39 AM

is this what you meant?

HP Pavilion dv6t-7000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
3rd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M Processor (2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz)
NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 650M Graphics with 2GB GDDR 5 video memory
FREE Upgrade to 6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
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July 29, 2012 2:53:22 AM

Best answer selected by kai1990.
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