£500ish gaming laptop Tags: Laptops Games Last response: December 13, 2011 10:03 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share ovion December 13, 2011 9:29:46 PM 1. What is your budget? Don't really want to go over £500 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1366x768 4. How much battery life do you need? Not a huge concern 5. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? swtor, skyrim (low/medium), BF3 (although this might be overly ambitious) 6. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) general gaming 7. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. ebuyer, etc, really any good UK sites 8. How long do you want to keep your laptop? 3+ish years 9. What country do you live in? UK 10. Please tell us any additional information if needed. Currently debating between these two: http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Acer_Aspire_5750G_108698... http://www.ebuyer.com/291731-asus-k53ta-laptop-k53ta-sx... Can't decide between them. Opinions? Are there better laptops out there for that price that I'm not seeing? Thanks More about : 500ish gaming laptop amirp December 13, 2011 9:52:18 PM here, look at the following two links for comparison on their graphics performance there are several benchmarks including games: http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GT-540M.417... http://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Radeon-HD-6650M.43962.... and here are the CPUs being compared: http://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-A-Series-A4-3300M-Note... vs http://www.notebookcheck.net/Intel-Core-i3-2310M-Notebo... based on those it seems the nvidia card is slightly better, and the Intel processor is a whole lot faster than the amd one, thus I would choose the Acer laptop. Just use this site, notebookcheck.net to compare any other laptops you have in mind amirp December 13, 2011 10:03:00 PM here's a better way to compare the GPU's in the two laptops based on games: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Computer-Games-on-Laptop-G... (scroll down, select gt540m and the 6650m and hit the "restrict" button) but due to the i3 in the Acer one I would still chose that one, the A4 would be noticeably slower Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved$500ish gaming build suggestions. Forum Solved$500ish Best Gaming/Video Editing Noob Build. Forum Looking to assemble a gaming rig, 500ish budget. Forum Solved$500ish gaming rig. Forum Building Budget Gaming PC (Around 500ish) Forum $500ish laptop suggestions Forum $500ish First gaming computer Forum Gaming/Music Recording 500ish? Forum [Homebuilt] Will this $500ish build work for gaming? Forum 500~ish gaming desktop in June-July Forum Advice on new £500ish gaming pc Forum SolvedGaming Laptop Deals During Christmas Forum SolvedLooking for a new casual current gen gaming laptop Forum Solvedlooking for gaming laptop Forum SolvedBest Gaming Laptop Forum SolvedShould I get a Xbox One and a gaming laptop or just a really good gaming desktop? Forum SolvedIs this laptop good for gaming? Forum SolvedGaming Laptop Help Forum SolvedShould I Buy This Gaming Laptop? Forum SolvedIs this laptop good for gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !