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Windows 7: Best Gaming Computer?:)

30 Dec 2010   #1

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Best Gaming Computer?:)

Ok first things first!

My laptop is bad, it shuts down whenever i play any game and its just broken: since this is the second laptop that lets me down in 2 years I wanted to switch to more serious stuff.

So help me out with this small debate: whats better for computer gaming: Laptop or PC? (and by pc I mean the one thats not a laptop, and I will ask for your forgiveness if Im a noob)


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30 Dec 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64


The answer to your question depends on essentially two factors:

1. What type of games you want to play, and at what quality and resolution, and
2. How much money you are willing to spend to achieve 1. above.

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30 Dec 2010   #3


With enough money, laptops can be just as good as desktops (e.g.: Falcon DRX, Malibal Nine).

If you don't need to bring it anywhere, get a desktop. Better bang for buck. You need to be more specific in your question, e.g. choice between what models.
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31 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

PC's i think are a better choice for gaming if your not doing anything to intense a laptop would also do fine. it all depends on the money you want to spend
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31 Dec 2010   #5


Do not get a laptop for games.. Build your own PC, or buy a decent one from a malefactor.
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31 Dec 2010   #6
amigo max

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, # Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit

Well, Its mostly your choice. If your going to be gaming laptops and desktops are good. But If you want to upgrade later a Desktop would be your choice. Gaming Laptops have a bit of portability which is sometimes useful. Desktops come cheaper than Laptops for the same level of specifications.
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31 Dec 2010   #7


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Handycam View Post
Do not get a laptop for games..
If you buy a crap laptop what do you expect.

Other than performance per dollar, there's no difference at all, unless you want an absolutely bleeding-edge machine - laptops don't do >2-way SLI (yet).
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31 Dec 2010   #8

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

For games you need a desktop PC with twin gfx cards & get the biggest HDTV you can afford!!
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31 Dec 2010   #9

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

PC's can be upgraded much more easily then a laptop to keep up with newer games. Graphics, Limited screen size, overheating, can't imagane playing without a mouse. Dollar for dollar you'd be hard pressed to convince me otherwise.
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31 Dec 2010   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

as posted above all depends how much you want to spend but some nice desktops right here iBUYPOWER: Year End Special Details
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