I'm getting to that point where I really need my own PC.
However, there just isn't room or a logical spot in my house to put another desktop PC. So I was thinking more along the lines of a Notebook.
I need a good one but I need to keep it under 1,600 USD. I need it to run, and run well all my Adobe + modeling software. A few games. Speaking of games, I would like it to actually be able to run FH2 well on, maybe, possibly, hopefully High. Also wanting it to handle Steam and the SDK-Base high graphics mods. Some other things I not only want, but need is obviously a good graphics/video card ( I really don't know whats what, I'm not PC savy ) and a good sized, yet afordable harddrive.
Thanks - Apple
29th January 2005
Buy a powerful desktop and plug it into the already existing monitor, then buy something like and eeePC or an MSI wind for portability.
Seriously, dont try to do a two in one or you will more than likely get less of each.
Just my advice. :p
In Vino Veritas
28th August 2006
Eh, I think you'll find it hard to get a really nice gaming notebook for under 1600, I'd really suggest getting a regular Desktop PC, look at me, Im getting a high-end well balanced system for $850, and I know for a fact its going to last me awhile.
I made mine on here: XtremeGear
They have notebooks as well but your not going to find the same quality in them as you will a Desktop.
Well heres the thing. Right now, we have two desktop PCs. We were going to get new ones, and keep the current two. Since one of them really isn't that bad. But the current two, plus two new ones to replace them, plus me getting one? We don't have enough desks for that. My room isn't laid out for a desktop PC. So I figured having a notebook was my best bet.
Gelato pwns all
11th March 2006
Choose one of Gateways P-series laptops. All are <$2000 and have high end graphics (8800GTS 512MB) that will let you play FH2 on max.
you Yes you Stand still laddie
9th November 2006
If you are not one to upgrade parts often Id look at Shuttle (it can be done but takes some planning) and a KVM you should be able to share deskspace... Or get your own 17"LCD on the cheap.