Thread: Gaming laptop

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    Gaming laptop

    Hey folks, got a laptop on the way, anyone with similar specs or some computer knowledge care to give their opinion on how well this will run wow :

    BATTERY: 6-cells Li-Ion Battery Pack 4800mAh
    CD: 8X DVD+/-R/RW/4X +DL Super-Multi Drive
    CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM Mobile Processor 2.40 GHz 6M Smart Cache, Max Turbo Freq. 3.40 GHz
    FLASHMEDIA: Built-In 3in1 Media Reader
    HDD: 750GB 7200RPM SATA300 Hard Drive
    VIDEO: NVIDIA GT 650M 2GB PCIe Video
    HDMI: Built-in HDMI Port
    KEYBOARD: Built-in US Keyboard
    MEMORY: 8GB (8GBx1) DDR3-1600 SODIMM Memory [+20] (Corsair Vengeance)
    MOTHERBOARD: Intel HM76 Chipset Mainboard
    NETWORK: Built-in 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Card
    NOTEBOOK: QAL51 Gaming Notebook 15.6" Full HD 1920x1080 Display w/ Built-in 1.3MP Webcam, HDMI Port, Li-Ion Battery, & Universal AC Adapter
    OS: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)
    SOUND: Built-in 3D Premium Surround Sound
    SPEAKERS: Built-in Stereo Speakers System
    UPS: None
    USB: Built-in 2x USB2.0 Ports + 2x USB3.0 Ports
    WEBCAM1: Built-in 1.3 Mega Pixel Webcam
    WNC: Killer Wireless-N 1202 802.11 a/b/g/n Half Size Adapter [+28]

    Cheers guys

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    The Unstoppable Force Rukentuts's Avatar
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    The 650M is a lower end card from what I hear, can you afford to upgrade it? Otherwise it will probably be the bottleneck of this build.

    As for running WoW, I run a i7 3720, GTX 680M, and 12GB RAM and get about 50FPS in Org on max.

    Edit: However, WoW is CPU intensive, not as much GPU. You can probably pull it off, as that CPU is pretty good. Let's see what others say.
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    Planning on hooking it up to a 24" monitor and I'm wondering how much this will impact upon the fps if at all? Clarification would be cool!

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    TBH, WoW doesn't require too much power. My friend has an iMac with that gpu, and runs wow at 60fps minimum. It struggled on 25m a little, dropping down to low 30s-high 20s though.

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    Ah ok thanks! Unfortunately I can't upgrade the graphics card but from what I hear it will run fine even if I can't have everything on ultra ill be happy

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