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Posted 18 December 2017 - 09:22 PM Edited by Steezy., 18 December 2017 - 09:23 PM.

Hey, so, I'm looking to buy a laptop in the near future that'll be able to run most (not all) games on regular settings. I'm on a budget, however, so the most I'd be willing to spend is about $500-600. I'm bad when it comes to laptops and PCs so I don't really know what's best.

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 10:30 PM

a laptop ...that'll be able to run most (not all) games on regular settings.


thes most I'd be willing to spend is about $500-600.

These two things are incompatible. You might, might get something second hand that can play some modem games on low settings at 30fps.
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Posted 18 December 2017 - 10:47 PM

As sivis said, second hand is your only bet. You simply won't find a gaming laptop for $600, at least not one that can play any games from post-2010 with any decent performance.
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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:39 AM Edited by Steezy., 19 December 2017 - 08:40 AM.

Hmm, that makes sense. Then what kind of games would I even be able to play on a $600 laptop?

Edit: I'm pretty bad at quoting lmao

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 10:58 AM

the question is what sort of games do you want to play
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Posted 19 December 2017 - 02:24 PM

For $600 your only real option is a PC build.
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Posted 19 December 2017 - 05:13 PM Edited by HaRdSTyLe_83, 19 December 2017 - 05:18 PM.

Hmm, that makes sense. Then what kind of games would I even be able to play on a $600 laptop?

Edit: I'm pretty bad at quoting lmao

 

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:03 PM

the question is what sort of games do you want to play


Would the older GTAs like San Andreas and Vice City play smoothly at least?

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 11:36 PM

 

the question is what sort of games do you want to play


Would the older GTAs like San Andreas and Vice City play smoothly at least?

 

You should be able to play those fine on a laptop. I never have problems with them.

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Posted 20 December 2017 - 10:27 AM

the question is what sort of games do you want to play


Would the older GTAs like San Andreas and Vice City play smoothly at least?


I was playing those on an entry level Dell Inspiron I got from my ISP in like 2008 I'm sure you'll be fine :p
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Posted 23 December 2017 - 07:33 PM

Alright, so how about games like Fallout 3 or Elder Scrolls: Oblivion?

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 11:14 AM

Pretty sure i saw San Andreas on a "games that will run on any PC" list. San Andreas has been on smart phones for years now youd probably struggle to find a laptop that cant play it.

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 04:53 AM

Pretty sure i saw San Andreas on a "games that will run on any PC" list. San Andreas has been on smart phones for years now youd probably struggle to find a laptop that cant play it.

Yeah to be honest I would laugh if you did. Would have to be some dodgy-ass bootleg chinese "Sorny" or "Hewlitt Pockard." Haha


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Posted 31 December 2017 - 06:13 AM

Hey, so, I'm looking to buy a laptop in the near future that'll be able to run most (not all) games on regular settings. I'm on a budget, however, so the most I'd be willing to spend is about $500-600. I'm bad when it comes to laptops and PCs so I don't really know what's best.


Build a gaming pc like me. My budget is 550$ same range as you.
Besides,Laptop is not suitable for gaming it damages your battery life and heats it up.
For good gaming laptop budget should be atleast 1000$




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