Gaming laptops forum: Help picking a new / first laptop

by: AWC2003 December 16, 2012 10:08 PM PST

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by AWC2003 - 12/16/12 10:08 PM

I'm looking into getting a new laptop which will also be my first. I'll be useing this to watch the occasional DVD, browse the Internet, and play games. I have a spending limit of no more than $700. I have no clue what to get or where to start. One of the games I'm looking at requires some kind of a game graphics card? Said the absolute minimum to have was a GeForce GT330 or a ATI Radeon HD 6720G2 graphics card or better (min 256 MB VRAM)?? Idk what that means but I'd like to have something better than that since its only the minimum. Also requires Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows xp32. Intel core duo e43000 1.8 ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual core 4000+ or equivalent 2ghz processor, 2 GB RAM, 2 GB free hard drive space, Soundcard, DVD-ROM Drive. I have no clue where to start or what to look for. I just want something with a 15" plus screen, excellent game graphics card thing, and for $700 or under.

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