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    Gaming lappy advise please.

    I'm after a lappy for playing game, although it will mainly be WoW. Have a budget of around £1000-£1200.

    I have looked at a few Dell's and even Alienware, they seem expensive though, compared to the Dell's.

    Saw this posted in another of the threads in this section.

    The ASUS AD7 is a nice notebook and can be had for just under £1000 specs are:

    AMD Mobile Turion™64-MT30
    Genuine Windows® XP Home
    1024MB DDRII 533 Memory
    100GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
    128MB ATI Mobility Radeon X700
    17.1"WXGA+X-Glass Widescreen
    High Resolution (1440X900)
    Dual Layer (+/-) DVD-RW/CD-RW
    Mini PCI Wireless LAN 802.11b/g
    Media Card Reader 4 in 1
    Built in Video camera (1.3M Pixels)
    Azalia 5.1 audio, 4 x speaker (Built in)
    Weight ~3.9Kg ,Battery Life ~ 3 hrs
    2 Years Worldwide Warranty

    Would this run WoW fine? or do I need more power? I have no idea how powerfull that cpu is in that Asus, bit out of touch, but everything else seems fine. Are Asus laptops good? Or should I spend a little more and go for a Dell?

    Thanks for any help.

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    Had a little look mate. This one doesnt seem to bad. http://www.rockdirect.com/consumer_notebooks.htm
    Go on the Xtreme CT about 3 /4 down and go configure the cheapest one on the right, and change card to a x800Xt and that would be a nice lappy
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    What about THIS for £1264?

    Or THIS for £1,213?

    Both X1600 equipped, but the Asus has a 17" screen and uses GDDR3 with the X1600 which ought to be better than the HP.

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    • holy god of nil's system
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    realise this thread is a bit old but in case your still looking:
    http://www.acer.co.uk/acereuro/page4...crc=1863089789
    I have one of these, cost me about £950 from dabs, very nice bit of kit and plays games very well in my experience so far plus has nice added gubbins like the tv tuner.

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