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WindowsVistaGeek19

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#1 12 years ago

Ok, I've come up with the final build for my laptop: V15NB120x107.jpg ok1_sign_small.gif img.aspx?p=x%2bNlbtsAy5SBoKNkMQ%2bTPyQhXw3TpAl6bb7qfTNXi2FvFyd5%2f49zD2fTn1t2fKoRAAQwdpTqV1tH8K80dH%2beLiwRB1fC6ARJUfK%2bJCVGhTlwZ1MXlOpQRkrwryQwQJEoYDIHRtGiUBIc%2fqVlMg3fKyQhFkeL6BcfDr7qYTNGmDQ5eEAdhOgEQl%2furWA4Et1sb2UBQNqlVhIcsfs%2fYRjIbnxzQA%2bZ9A%3d%3d Congratulations! Your system is ready to be built. components_on.gifMy System Details PROCESSOR - Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T5470 (1.6GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB) OPERATING SYSTEM - Genuine Windows Vista® Business LCD PANEL - 15.4 inch Wide Screen XGA LCD Display with TrueLife™ MEMORY - 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz, 2 DIMM HARD DRIVE - 120G 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive OPTICAL DRIVE - 8X CD/DVD Burner w/ double-layer DVD+R write capability VIDEO CARD - 256MB NVIDIA® GeForce™ 8600M GT WI-FI WIRELESS CARD - Dell Wireless 1390 802.11g Wi-Fi Mini Card WEBCAM - No Webcam Option SOUND OPTION - High Definition Audio 2.0 accessories2_on.gifMy Accessories BATTERIES - 85 WHr 9-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery software_on.gifMy Software PRODUCTIVITY - MS Works 8.5-Eng: Basic Spreadsheet, Word Processing & Calendar Program SECURITY - Norton Internet Security 2007 30-day Subscription ADOBE SOFTWARE - Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 7.08 services_on.gifMy Services & Warranties WARRANTY & SERVICE1 Year Limited Hardware Warranty with Mail-in Service DELL DATASAFE™ ONLINE BACKUP 10GB for 1yr Online Backup by Dell Datasafe AUTOMATED PC TUNEUP1 Year Dell Automated PC Tuneup DELL NETWORK ASSISTANTDell Network Assistant ON-SITE SYSTEM SETUPNo Onsite System Setup PURCHASE INTENTPurchase is not intended for resale. services_off.gifALSO INCLUDED WITH YOUR SYSTEM Integrated NIC and ModemIntegrated 10/100 Network Card and Modem Labels - Windows Vista™ Premium Processor Branding - Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Miscellaneous - Vostro1500 So, how well do you think it will perform game-wise? I plan to do some gaming on it, like JK3, Supreme Commander, Half Life 2, Oblivion, BFME1-2 and X-Pack, Halo 2 Vista, AoE 1-3, CS:S, F.E.A.R., Halo CE, and other games. Do you think it will be able to play those on high? And how well do you think it will perform in Crysis? In total, it's about $950. Anyone know of any better deals? (Don't say the Dell Inspirons, because the deals on those end in 3 days)




UNDIESRULES

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#2 12 years ago

Looks nice, dunno about playing them all on high, definately some of them. Certainly looks nice m8, have fun with it.




Cap'n Rommel

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#3 12 years ago

except being dell.. the specs are killer.




Bs|Archaon

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#4 12 years ago

I like how they include the stickers on the spec list lol.




marvinmatthew

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#5 12 years ago

For under $1000, that's a hell of a nice computer.




SteVen

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#6 12 years ago

I have to agree, very nice for the price. Should play all the games you listed fine. I wouldn't expect much for Crysis though..




Stark98

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#7 12 years ago

no, change the graphic card! Really its a 8600 gt, they are great for movies and mediacenter but they suck in gaming. THey are even less then a 7900 GS, way less! probably a little bit better than a 7600 gt(thats all!)




SteVen

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#8 12 years ago
Sovereign001;3842280no, change the graphic card! Really its a 8600 gt, they are great for movies and mediacenter but they suck in gaming. THey are even less then a 7900 GS, way less! probably a little bit better than a 7600 gt(thats all!)

Its a decent mid-range card and should play all he wants fine. Plus Vostros only go as high as to 8600M GT's. I'd be pretty happy with one of them in my laptop.




Stark98

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#9 12 years ago

oke you have dx 10 but dont expect to play max settings! i went to every store, and they told it. In even magazines. The card is not great for gaming.




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#10 12 years ago

While that is a nice setup you've got there I'm not to sure about being able to play all those games you listed on high res. In short the Vostro's are designed for small business use and not so much for gaming. The machines from Dell that are designed for gaming are the XPS systems and some of the higher end Inspirons.




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