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justflowwithit402

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    Need help for gaming.
    « on: December 12, 2016, 08:39:51 AM »
    I don't know to much about computers but I want a somewhat good gaming laptop to be able to play ESO on medium-high settings. My current stock build is the following.
    Processor: AMD A8-5550M APU
    Graphics: Radeon(tm) HD
    Ram: 8g
    Motherboard: HP Pavilion 17 ts notebook pc


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    Re: Need help for gaming.
    « Reply #1 on: December 12, 2016, 09:50:02 AM »
    How large of a budget do you have to work with?

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      « Reply #2 on: December 12, 2016, 10:13:04 AM »
      Anywhere from $100 to $500. I wanna keep it cheap though.

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      Re: Need help for gaming.
      « Reply #3 on: December 12, 2016, 10:46:50 AM »
      Not a realistic budget...especially for gaming.
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      « Reply #4 on: December 12, 2016, 11:38:26 AM »
      Thinking your budget needs to be around $700 for a new laptop to do that. If you look for a refurb you might be able to get one at the $500 price tag. If this was a desktop computer you would be just looking at a video card upgrade, but you need an entire new laptop because the GPU is unable to be upgraded.

      Here is a refurb gaming laptop that would run it well but its $582.00 after shipping....  http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834315794

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      NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M 2 GB
      Intel Core i5 6200U (2.30 GHz)
      8 GB Memory 256 GB SSD
      15.6" Full HD 1920 x 1080

      Here is info showing others saying the GTX 950m is a good match for the settings you want: https://www.reddit.com/r/elderscrollsonline/comments/4orop1/will_nvidia_gtx_950m_2_gb_run_this_game_at_high/

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        Re: Need help for gaming.
        « Reply #5 on: December 12, 2016, 11:41:29 AM »
        Would an Intel core i7 950 quad core be pretty good? Buddy of mine is selling one for $70

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        « Reply #6 on: December 12, 2016, 11:57:33 AM »
        Good deal for that CPU. Still retails for $322 USD. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115211

        You would be going with a desktop computer instead of a laptop with that CPU though. And would need to build a complete desktop computer.

        Costs for the build:
        OS Windows 10 Home will cost you $100
        Motherboard about $100
        That CPU for $70
        RAM for $50
        Hard Drive for $50 ( cutting corners )
        Computer case for $50 ( basic full tower cheap case)
        500 Watt Power Supply $50
        DVD-RW drive $25

        That puts you at $495 and you still need a monitor and keyboard and mouse and video card which sends you outside of your budget by about $285. $100 monitor, $20 keyboard, $15 mouse, and $150 Video Card