Laptop advice

I am thinking about buying a new laptop as the sims 3 runs slow on my old laptop but i am looking for a laptop to play the sims 3 games,expansion packs and stuff packs on which i would like to run fast and also download custom content.


I know nothing about laptops so i need help on deciding what laptops to buy.

Laptop 1 -

ASUS X53SD-SX189V 15.6" LAPTOP
Dedicated Graphics: nVidea GT 610 2G VRAM
Storage (hard drive): 750 GB
Processor Name: Intel Core i5

Laptop 2 -

ACER ACELXRR902013 15.6" LAPTOP

Brand: ACER
Screen Size (inch): 15.6 inches
Memory (RAM): 6 GB
Storage (hard drive): 750 GB
Processor Model: B800

Laptop 3

ACER ASPIRE-5349 15.6" LAPTOP

Screen Size (inch): 15.6 inches
Memory (RAM): 6 GB
Storage (hard drive): 750 GB
Processor Name: Intel Celeron Dual Core
Processor Model: B815


Laptop 4

Acer Aspire 5738DZG 3D Laptop
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  1. None of those laptops are recommended for gaming but if they are your only choices,then go with the ASUS X53
  2. Sorry to bother you again

    What desktop would be best to run all the sims expansion packs and stuff packs on high quality
  3. For desktops,mid range cards like HD 6770(and higher models) can max it out and for notebooks,cards like GT 650M will play it fine
  4. Processor Intel® Core™ i5-2390T (2.7 to 3.5 GHz with Turbo Boost, 5 GT/s (DMI), 6 MB L3 cache)
    Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    RAM 6 GB (1 x 2 GB, 1 x 4 GB)
    - DDR3
    Graphics card AMD Radeon HD 6550A with Avivo technology
    Screen type WLED
    Screen resolution 1920 x 1080
    Screen size 23"
    Screen features Touch-enabled diagonal Full HD widescreen BrightView WLED
    Hard drive 2000 GB
    - 7200 rpm
    - SATA 3G
    Optical disk drive Slim Tray Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner
    Memory card reader 6-in-1 memory card reader
    USB Number of front panel USB ports: 2 x USB 3.0
    Number of rear panel USB ports: 4
    Modem/Ethernet Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
    WiFi Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
    Audio interface 1 Beats stereo audio line out
    1 Beats headphone/mic combo
    1 Beats subwoofer out
    Sound Onboard / Beats audio console
    Webcam Yes
    Keyboard & Mouse Wireless
    Accessories included Wireless keyboard, Wireless optical mouse, Integrated webcam with built-in microphone, HP Win7 Media Center Remote Control
    Software included Microsoft® Office Starter: reduced-functionality Word and Excel® only, with advertising. No PowerPoint® or Outlook®. Buy Office 2010 to use the full featured software.
    HP TouchSmart 5.0 software suite; Beats Audio console; HP
    LinkUp; HP Setup manager; HP Music; HP Games Console;
    Cyberlink Power2Go; EasyBits Magic Desktop; Norton Online
    Backup (30-day trial); Microsoft Internet Explorer; Adobe Reader;
    Adobe Flash Player; Windows Live Essentials
    Size 580 x 217 x 457 mm
    Weight 11.7 kg

    HP TouchSmart 520-1085uk 23" All-in-One PC


    Would this run the sims 3 in HIGH quality
  5. I always recommend building your own desktop rather than buying an AIO PC but if you can't,then it can handle Sims 3 fine on low resolutions
  6. I currently have a Compaq Presario CQ57 and it worked great when I only had the Sims 3. But when I bought Ambitions and Latenight it started to run slow but still playable. Then, I bought Generations and it's ridiculously slow. I just bought Seasons but I'm definitely not interested in installing it on this laptop because it's obvious it can't handle the games. I looked up the specs and found out that my laptop has 1.4 GHZ (No wonder it was so slow ! :o ) So basically I'm looking for a laptop that can perform well with the expansions I have ( Sims 3, Ambitions, Latenight, Generations, Seasons & Im planning on buying Pets soon) while staying relatively in my budget ( $400). I've looked on various posts and I just thought I'll post my info up to get some assistance because I really miss playing my games its been way to long lol I also want to be about to video chat because I also use Oovoo.

    Does anybody have any suggestions on which laptop I should get? I'm willing to up the price to $500 but it'll have to be worth it.
  7. bugsbunny22, what is your max budget for a laptop?
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