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I want a good cheap gaming laptop that is around 500$. And 8 or more ram

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October 2, 2013 9:31:21 AM

I want a good cheap gaming laptop that is around 500$. And 8 or more ram. Good graphics so i could play games like black ops 2 minecraft gta
a c 450 D Laptop
a b 4 Gaming
October 2, 2013 10:37:16 AM

For around $500 you are not going to find a laptop with 8GB of RAM and good graphics.

Based on what is available at Newegg.com you basically have two choices. Both have the Radeon HD 8750 and 4GB of RAM. The good thing about RAM is that you can upgrade it later when you have money for it. Both have the same price of $530 and overall the same specs.

The main difference seems to revolve around the RAM. The Acer has 4GB of embedded (you cannot replace it), and a single slot for you to add one more stick of RAM. The Acer supports a total of 12GB. The Lenovo has 2 RAM slots, but it seems only 4GB RAM modules are supported since the official max RAM for the laptop is 8GB. The Lenovo comes with 1 stick of 4GB RAM installed.

Lenovo G505s (59378837) AMD A-Series A8-5550M(2.10GHz) 4GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Acer Aspire V5-552G-8632 AMD A-Series A8-5557M(2.10GHz) 4GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


The Radeon HD 8750m is considered pretty decent for a mainstream graphics chip. It is about equal to a nVidia GT 640m / GT 735m. How will it run GTA 5? Unknown. The game probably will not be released for another 7 months or so based on when the PC version of GTA 4 was released.
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