Should I purchase the Vostro 1700 for half decent gaming? 8 replies

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#1 12 years ago

am no computer genius so I need help before spending my hard earned££££,

Dell have seemly brought out a nice new laptop, Vostro 1700!

Does anyone have any views on how it will perform on games such as day of defeat? I like the look and might buy it but I would like some advice!

Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo Processor T7300 (2.0GHz,4MB L2 Cache,800MHz FSB) Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Basic 1024MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x512] 17.0" Widescreen WXGA+ (1440x900) TFT Display 120GB (5400rpm) SATA Hard Drive Fixed Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Drive including Software 256 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT

Thanks for any comment

Adrian




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#2 12 years ago

What's your budget?


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#3 12 years ago

I've never heard of that brand, is it ATI/AMD or Nvidia?




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#4 12 years ago
n88tr;3817062I've never heard of that brand, is it ATI/AMD or Nvidia?

It's not a graphics card... it's a laptop created by Dell.




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#5 12 years ago

The Vostro is a Dell.

It looks like a pretty good system, the Mobile 8600GT should give you pretty good gaming. Only thing i would do is get 2GB Ram if possible. Any faster CPU options available?

Whats the price tag on that?




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#6 12 years ago

Definitley get 2GB of RAM if your going Vista. Otherwise it will probably be very slow. I would also like to know the price.




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#7 12 years ago

the 8700M was recently released and available on Toshiba laptops (the x205 satellite series) which is why I asked for his budget. I recently bought one (the expensive one, heh) for my girlfriends new computer.


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#8 12 years ago
SteVen;3817271Definitley get 2GB of RAM if your going Vista. Otherwise it will probably be very slow. I would also like to know the price.

With 2GB RAM it cost £850 which incl vat and shipping....I think i may just get this!




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#9 12 years ago

yea I would go for that. You will have a decent gaming for sure.