Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: WDYT about this gaming laptop (for my sister)

06 Feb 2010   #11

Windows 7 x 32 bit

(nina's sis still here)

Well I have a budget of up to $2000 (including shipping)

So please post any other better laptops that you think I could get for this price as I've only just started pricing out and shopping around.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2010   #12


Some Australian computer shop links would help
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2010   #13

Windows 8 Pro

My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Feb 2010   #14

Windows 7 x 32 bit

(Nina's sis again)

Thanks for the links electro! I'll look into those ones too.

stores I know of
Desktop Computers, Laptops, Servers, Monitors, Printers & PC Accessories | Dell Australia
JB Hi Fi - Australia's Largest Home Entertainment Retailer - Smashing Prices!
Harvey Norman Australia | Your Specialist in Electrical, Computers, Furniture and Bedding
Toshiba Australia and New Zealand

I tend not to buy from harvey norman though, I've had nothing but bad luck and support from them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2010   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

CyberPower Inc. - UNLEASH THE POWER - Create the Custom Gaming PC and Laptop Computer of your dreams
That is where I got my lappy from, and I am really happy with it.

You can customize it to your budget and power. Don't know if they ship to AUS, but its worth looking.


EDIT: Most of those laptops have an i7 option, as well as the newest GPUs. The ones shown on the page ARE NOT the base models, they can drop in price as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Feb 2010   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

Laptops are pointless for gaming. If you want to load up a game at native resolution and max out every setting except filtering, look elsewhere. Bioshock 2 will murder most gaming laptops. I also can't see why you would want to game on a machine that can't run console ports @ maximum settings, excluding filtering.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Feb 2010   #17


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Some Australian computer shop links would help
Unfortunately all the 'good' online Aus stores don't carry any decent gaming laptops.

For the expected performance vs the price, unfortunately it's not going to happen

Image quality will have to be sacrificed to meet the budget.

For sheer gaming, perhaps a PS3 or 360 may be a cheaper option and with the left over cash, just grab a 'decent' netbook for non-gaming stuff.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Feb 2010   #18


I have a dell studio xps 16 that I use only for games. You can get one with a SSD for around $1600, which will have a bigger impact on gaming performance than all other available upgrades combined
My System SpecsSystem Spec

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Frequent crashes on my sister's Acer
Visiting family in the Midwest doing work around my sister's house when she mentions one of her PC"s is crashing regularly. I see the Minidump so will post it all up in hopes one of our brilliant analysts can guide a fix in the next few days. She says it always crashes when she's scrolling...
BSOD Help and Support
Gaming on a Desktop Computer VERSUS Gaming on a laptop
In your opinion, what do you think are the pros and cons of gaming on a desktop computer and a laptop computer ? I'm hoping in the next several months to own a fairly decent gaming system, whether it be laptop or desktop. However I'm still undecided as to what I really want. Money won't be...
My sister used NTR 3.3.1, Do I need to format?
My sister used Norton Trial Reset 2011 3.3.1 to get free norton.. I have removed the .exe and uninstalled norton. Has this invited hackers? Does anyone know if I have to worry about logging into online banking? Should I format the PC?
System Security
Dennis/THW's sister is gravely ill.
Dennis/THW sister is dying. He is headed to Seattle this morning as of my last contact. From what he told me my guess is she has at best a few days left. So you may want to cut him a break on his comments last night on "What annoys you" thread. He needed to vent somewhere and I...
Chillout Room
Giving Laptop To Sister Without A Key?
I have a laptop I want to give my sister, and I would like to pre-install Windows 7 Home Premium from from my Family Pack Upgrade. Here is what I want to do and I'm hoping someone can tell me if it's possible. I have the 3 licenses from my Family Pack in use on my own machines. I would like to...
Windows Updates & Activation
I put windows 7 on my sister laptop, she hates it.
My sister is not all techy, she had vista on her laptop, windows vista 64bit and it was running horribly even with 3gigs of ram, and so I downloaded the 32bit version of windows 7 ultimate on my computer and installed it on my laptop, and so she said that she wanted windows 7 on her laptop too, so...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:35.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App