Gaming laptop

  Flyingangler 17:25 30 Apr 2007
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Could anyone please advise me as to which laptop to consider for gaming and internet use along with word and excel. many thanks

  Kate B 18:13 30 Apr 2007

Gaming laptops are expensive - you won't get any change from £1,000 and you should probably spend more. Does it have to be a laptop? A desktop is better value and will last you longer because you can upgrade it.

  Flyingangler 18:23 30 Apr 2007

Kate B, thanks for your thoughts but yes I appreciate I will have to pay at least £1,000. Laptop is what I am looking for thanks. flyingangler

  wjrt 18:44 30 Apr 2007

click here

also Rock computers , Alienware or AGP computers

  PP321 18:46 30 Apr 2007

why not go for Alienwares high end SLI laptop? click here


Its a strong £ against the $ at the moment, u cud grab a bargain.

1,599.00 USD = 799.328 GBP

which leaves plenty for shipping, and NO uk laptop will beat it performance wise.

  Kate B 18:58 30 Apr 2007

Don't forget that you'll have to pay import duty - which could wipe out the saving.

  jimmybond 19:01 30 Apr 2007

..and the $1,599 version you're referring to has an AMD turion 64 1.8Ghz processor, only 1Gb memory, a SINGLE 256 7900GS card, only 1440 x 900 screen res, no 7200 rpm drive....

there's plenty that will beat this performance wise

  jimmybond 19:04 30 Apr 2007

In fact, I've just configured all the settings, to something that's comparable to rocks xtreme ctx pro, performance wise - it wapped the price up to $2,919

:-)

  Flyingangler 20:18 30 Apr 2007

Thanks guys, at least I've a starting point.

  provider 2 20:40 30 Apr 2007

Here`s another one: click here Be prepared for some compatibility problems with games/Vista though.

  Joe R 21:38 30 Apr 2007

Another here. click here

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