Sony vaio - gaming usage?? Tags: Sony Vaio Mobile Computing Last response: June 4, 2012 7:46 PM in Mobile Computing Share dunn2k June 4, 2012 5:54:04 PM Iv customised up a sony vaio for 740 with the following spec - do you think it will run BF3!? Intel® CoreTM i7-3612QM,2.1GHz Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 500 GB Serial ATA (5400 rpm) 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3-SDRAM AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7650M 2GB couldnt get an ssd on it or performance Ram - my concern was the Graphics!! thanks for your help PS: any other recomendations for an athetically pleasing laptop for gaming lol More about : sony vaio gaming usage WR2 June 4, 2012 6:31:20 PM Hello dunn2k; It will run BF3. You'll probably need to run on Low graphics settings to get a smooth, fluid gaming experience. WR2 June 4, 2012 6:39:01 PM What kind of budget are you working with? For just under $1000 you can get a HP Pavilion dv6t-7000 Quad Edition 15.6" 3rd Gen Ivy Bridge Core i7 Laptop Includes Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD & 32GB SSD cache, 15.6" 1920x1080 anti-glare LCD w/ Geforce GT 650M. With Blu-Ray, Bluetooth and backlit keyboard. NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M review http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GT-650M.718... Related resources Sony Vaio Issue - Forum Dell are sony vaio - Forum Upgrade a Sony Vaio - Forum How did I do?/FYI/ some questions about Sony Vaio - Forum Dell Inspiron n5010/15R vs. Sony Vaio EB vs, Lenovo IdeaPad Y560A - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dunn2k June 4, 2012 7:07:17 PM im in the UK and my budget is £800 very max.....but i dont want a really chuncky one lol.... i cant seem to find that hp in the uk mate - checked on hp website WR2 June 4, 2012 7:18:03 PM The new Ivy Bridge models have only been out a short while. But I suspect when they do arrive the IVB/GT 650M combo will be over budget for you. Size wise & weight wise the 15.5 Sony and 15.6" HP dv6 are nearly identical. Got a link to your Sony model? dunn2k June 4, 2012 7:25:02 PM basically i just configured the E serioes on their website- ill link it anyway https://shop.sony.co.uk/shop/b2c/cto/navigate/(xcm=PCM_b2ccrmstandard&layout=27_184_176_151&uiarea=1)/.do?from=Accessories&to=looks i guess in essence a gaming laptop is out of my budget - this is as gd a spec as iv found for the price and i know the build quality is good too dunn2k June 4, 2012 7:29:06 PM i priced up a cyberpower system but customising takes the price up a bit much http://www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk/system/Xplorer_X6-740... dunn2k June 4, 2012 7:31:13 PM my desktop is currently running a MSI 6850 1Gb GPU - how does that compare with the 2Gb 7650M in the laptop?? WR2 June 4, 2012 7:46:21 PM HD 7650M will perform a bit less than a desktop HD 5570 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPros and cons for sony vaio computer-VPCEB24FX/WI ForumProblem with Sony Vaio laptop CPU usage ForumSamsung Q430-11 vs Sony Vaio VPCF12AFM/H ForumSony vaio laptop which is the best for gaming ForumIs a sony vaio s series 15" a good gaming laptop? ForumSONY VAIO S Series Specs for gaming ForumSony Vaio Overheating ForumSony VAIO E Series 14P ForumCustomized Sony VAIO E for gaming ? ForumSlow running Sony Vaio ForumI was wondering if I could upgrade my Sony Vaio 's laptop Graphics ForumWill this RAM work with my Motion LE 1700? Forum50 % cpu usage all the time Forum[Solved] Best Smartphone For Gaming? ForumMobile Gaming Device Idea More resources !