Best answer as chosen by user lvbaseball: For that much bucks, compromise laptop.

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"Our tests demonstrate fairly little difference between a $225 LGA 1155 Core i5-2500K and a $1000 LGA 2011 Core i7-3960X, even when three-way graphics card configurations are involved. It turns out that memory bandwidth and PCIe throughput don't hold back the performance of existing Sandy Bridge-based machines. ",3106-4.html

So why not a better GPU?

Gaming is all about the GPU and you didn't select anything that a gamer would want.

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