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Intel integrated GPU is pretty much the worst of the worst for gaming.
 

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#3
Gaming point you would want a GTX675M in a laptop paired with an I7
 
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Intel integrated GPU is pretty much the worst of the worst for gaming.
Would a AMD Quad core with a decent graphics card work ok?
 

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Would a AMD Quad core with a decent graphics card work ok?
Better than the Intel for gaming, and it would be decent at every other task too.
 
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#6
So does having a Quad core necessarily help with gaming or is that soley on the video card?
 
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yes it matters, its not all about the video card

which AMD quad are you looking at in a notebook exactly though
 
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#10
Would a AMD Quad core with a decent graphics card work ok?
If you don't have a lot of cash then go for the A10. It will run most games on low-med settings with very playable frame rates. And some games will even run on high.

For medium gaming laptop, there's nothing that can top the 660gtx for price and battery life. The you have Radeon 7970m and GTX 675mx on high end. But anything in this league is just too expensive and non portable to be a laptop. The best set up I've seen so far is Sager for portability in a gaming laptop but it's still too big heavy for my taste.

I use a Lenovo Y580 for travel gaming(660 gtx). But I think I pretty much wasted my money as I hardly ever use it for gaming. Maybe I'm just getting old. My laptop can run Star Craft 2 at 80-100 fps on light scenes and still maintain fluid 30 fps on heavy battles.
 
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Did you check out the one I have for sale? It runs BF3 great on low to med. settings.
 
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If you must get that particular laptop, the first thing you should do is wipe the HDD and install a fresh copy of Windows on it. The amount of extra useless software (bloatware) slows them down considerably. Either way, for gaming it is not a good laptop.
 
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yep toshiba installs alot of it on their laptops recently, and I mean ALOT
 
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Your better off with a AMD Trinity laptop. Intel's 4000 graphics is not as good as AMD's
 

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Your better off with a AMD Trinity laptop. Intel's 4000 graphics is not as good as AMD's
heck Llanos APU still is stronger
 
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For that much money check out the K55DR. It has a dual core clocked at 2.7ghz, with crossfire. I can play fallout NV on it on medium with 20+ mods no problem. It plays TF2, Payday and even BFBC2 without too many problems. Its kinda awesome for the price. The only problem I have with it is the texture of the trackpad.
 
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heck Llanos APU still is stronger
HD6550 and 7650 beat Intel hands down in graphics if he is looking into gaming. When I reviewed Trinity agiant Intels 4000 series graphics, Intel gave low frame rates and choppy gaming making the OPs choice not recommended.
 
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If you don't have a lot of cash then go for the A10. It will run most games on low-med settings with very playable frame rates. And some games will even run on high.

For medium gaming laptop, there's nothing that can top the 660gtx for price and battery life. The you have Radeon 7970m and GTX 675mx on high end. But anything in this league is just too expensive and non portable to be a laptop. The best set up I've seen so far is Sager for portability in a gaming laptop but it's still too big heavy for my taste.

I use a Lenovo Y580 for travel gaming(660 gtx). But I think I pretty much wasted my money as I hardly ever use it for gaming. Maybe I'm just getting old. My laptop can run Star Craft 2 at 80-100 fps on light scenes and still maintain fluid 30 fps on heavy battles.
Can you send me a link with an A10 Processor chip in it? Again I'm trying to keep cost under $600.
 
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If you must get that particular laptop, the first thing you should do is wipe the HDD and install a fresh copy of Windows on it. The amount of extra useless software (bloatware) slows them down considerably. Either way, for gaming it is not a good laptop.
Can you send me a link of a decent one. Again I'm kinda strapped with $600. Tx
 
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So which is better. A du-core/Quad core processor or an A8 a10 AMD chip