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#1 Billybobjoebob

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Posted 12 November 2010 - 09:45 PM

My budget for the new computer is: $750 or less

What are the primary uses for this computer (IE: mail, web browsing, programming, games, etc)? Games, videos. I'll be downloading a lot of stuff as well with comcast internet, if that makes a difference in the purchase.

What software do you intend on using on the computer? I usually watch videos on youtube, hulu, and other sites while playing my games. I specifically play Runescape, but I might move on to more demanding games later on. This computer will be on all day, so I will need a fan. My last computer won't even stay on for 30 minutes because of overheating within 3 years of buying it.

Do you play games? If so, what type of games? Lots. mmorpg mostly.

Do you tend to have a lot of programs running at the same time, or do you close every program when you are done using it? A lot of programs usually up at the same time.

Do you store a lot of pictures or music on the computer? No

Thanks

I found a good laptop at a reasonable price and was wondering if the I could run my game and watch videos at the same time smoothly.

http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-15r-combo-mod/pd?oc=dnpdrx6&model_id=inspiron-15r-combo-mod

Edited by Billybobjoebob, 13 November 2010 - 07:38 PM.


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#2 Billybobjoebob

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 01:04 AM

Ignore the link to dell above. I started looking at Toshiba laptops now, and I can't figure out where the edit button went, so I'm going to post right here.
(Link didn't work) So I'll post the model number instead: Satellite C650-BT2N13 Laptop and I upgraded it to the intel i3 processor for a total of $600.
Hopefully this link will work... It just says integrated graphics, would that be good enough to support my gaming and movies?

Edited by Billybobjoebob, 14 November 2010 - 01:10 AM.


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Posted 14 November 2010 - 01:48 AM

Toshiba

>Michael 
System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Games: APB: Reloaded, Hours played: 3100+  System2: Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15inch   OFw63FY.png





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