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Originally Posted by ArticleWhile the G60Vx's graphical power is fine in and of itself, no product stands in isolation, and the GTX 260M's big problem is ATI's Mobility Radeon HD 4850. We had limited time with an MSI laptop using this GPU, the GT725. It uses the HD 4850, and despite having only 512MB RAM, proved slightly quicker in Crysis, and was the G60Vx's equal in GRID. The MSI posted a minimum framerate of 42fps at its native resolution of 1,680 x 1,050 - virtually identical to the G60Vx, despite the fact the latter has a lower resolution panel.
Originally Posted by wuyanxulaptop = portable with enough battery life, able to put on lap without breaking your legs
gaming = able to play at monitor's native resolution and able to enjoy the game without overheating
gaming laptop = a huge pile of silicone that will burn your lap and have performance issues
gaming never really is meant to be for laptops. looking at that spec and its price. my 2 year old desktop can beat it. 2 years ago, i spent £1000 on my desktop with the quad core, 4GB RAM and 8800GTX and a 22inch monitor. 2 years is a LONG time in technology and yet 2 years later, the gaming laptop is still a lowly dual core, it's still a cut-down version of 8800GTX, it's still slower.
get a desktop, or a shuttle if you want to go to lanparties. along with a netbook/small laptop for portable purposes.
Originally Posted by knyghtryda
As for the gaming laptop argument... yeah, a laptop will never make a perfect gaming platform. But for people on the road alot (like me) there really isnt the option of dragging along a powerful desktop, even a shuttle. I just want a powerful all around laptop, and any gaming I can throw in would be fantastic.
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