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Is Sager's NP260 a Good Gaming Laptop

By DreadSilver
Jun 5, 2013
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  1. I would like to play games from Steam like Skyrim, L4D2, and BF3. I wonder if this computer could run these games at a reasonable setting.
     
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

  3. DreadSilver

    DreadSilver TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry I meant the 2650
     
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    It doesnt have a graphics card other than Intel graphics, so no, it cannot play the latest games well. What is your budget?
     
  5. DreadSilver

    DreadSilver TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Under 1200
     
  6. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder TS Evangelist Posts: 2,187   +587

  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    I never liked mobile AMD chips, they are slow and eat power like nothing else. Maybe they have changed, but I do not buy laptops with an AMD inside because of past experiences. Other than that, the Y510 is out ;).

    Here are some other options:
    Lenovo Y510p
    The MP7370, MP7352, and MP6652 all fit your price range. The MP7370 and MP7352 are basically equivalent in terms of specifications, but the MP7370 has a 17.3" display while the MP7352 has a 15.6" display.
     
  8. DreadSilver

    DreadSilver TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks so much! I might ask one more time, between two computers which you would get.
     
  9. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    It is really your choice. Bigger screens generally provide a better gaming experience, so the 17" option is a better choice in my opinion. Plus, it is only $30 more. I would upgrade the option under Hard Disk Drive One to "750GB 7200rpm SATA3 Hybrid Hard Drive with 8GB SSD [+$90.00]" over the regular HDD (default option) since a regular HDD is pretty slow by itself. That will bring you to about $1200.
     

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