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Is this a good gaming laptop I purchased?

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Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
May 21, 2012 11:14:41 PM

I didnt want anything too expensive and amazing, ill pretty much be playing games like diablo 3, TL2, Path of exile on the go when I am at starbucks etc I bought it for 500$.

Model #:
Operating System:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
2nd Generation Intel Core i5-2430M Processor 2.40GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.0GHz
4096MB Dual-Channel DDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive:
640GB SATA (5400RPM)
Optical Drive:
8x DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive (plays and records all standard DVD and CD formats)
Media Card Reader:
SecureDigital (SD)
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Memory Stick PRO
xD Picture Card
LCD Monitor:
17.3" HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-LCD display
1600 x 900 resolution
16:9 aspect ratio
Yes, 1.3MP HD
Resolution: 1280 x 1024

Additional Specs

AMD Radeon HD 6650M
Video Memory:
Up to 2048MB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM
System Bus/Cache Memory:
3MB L3
Sound System:
Built-in speaker
(1) Headphone/speaker jack
(1) Microphone-in jack
Wireless Network Adapter:
802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Network Adapter:
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Pointing Device:
Multigesture touchpad
(3) USB 2.0
(1) HDMI
(1) VGA Connector
(1) Kensington Lock Slot
(1) AC Adapter Connector
6-cell Li-ion (4400 mAh)
Approx. 3 hours of battery life

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a b D Laptop
May 22, 2012 6:36:09 PM

WR2 said:
@ $500 it's a bargain.

You'll probably be able to run Diablo III on medium graphics.

AMD Radeon HD 6650M

^ +1

I started reading the specs first.. my original assumption is that you spent 700 bucks on it. Great deal!