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Help deciding on a laptop.

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MADG3ni0us Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hey I am in the market for a new laptop and I'm having trouble picking one.I/m trying to decide between [link], [link], [link], [link], and [link]. I would mainly use it for digital painting, movies, and games.I just can;t seem to figure out which would get me the most bang for my buck.
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The moment you say "games" is the moment you need a system with a proper video card.

What is your exact price range?

If you can find a system with specifications something like this.

A CPU as close to 3GHz as you can get and a Quad Core CPU preferably by Intel, this is mostly due to AMD having APU systems, meaning there is a video card chip in the CPU, these are not really good for playing video games.

4 to 8GB of System Ram

a dedicated video card with no less than 1GB of system ram.. if you can find a system with at minimum a GT 650M that would be an okay Gaming video card. If you can get one with a GT 660M you would be laughing and very capable of playing video games.

I found this system [link]

The CPU is an i7 2.3GHz quad core.. I think it has turbo of 3.3GHz

You could also look for systems with i5 CPU's

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If you have the money >>> [link]

[link]
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MADG3ni0us Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
My exact price range is about 500-600 max.

Since you gave me something to look for it should help out. I'm trying to get the best I can for my low budget. I can't really save anymore cash I haven't had a laptop for like almost 3 months it sucks.
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Here is a nice windows 8 system with a GT 630M ..it's in your price range.. and you would be able to play games with it.

[link]
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Here is a nice system.. and it will play games [link]
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh... you are in the US!!

Use this website!! >>>>>>>> [link]
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I found this nice system [link]

As for Dell.. they do make good systems, just not really gaming systems, they are mostly Business systems.. Dell bough Alienware, Alienware is their gaming line of Laptops.
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
500-600.. mmmm.. that is a very low end system.. It's tough to pick in that price range.

Mmmmmmmm..

Brand Wise, I can vouch for Asus, I have an Asus laptop myself and it is pretty good.

Best of luck with picking.
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MADG3ni0us Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the help and the only reason I was partial to toshiba because that was my previous laptop brand.
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's okay.. Toshiba make ok Laptops too..
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MADG3ni0us Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for all the links I really like the acer and the dell hehe. Imma be up all night deciding I wanna order by tomorrow morning so I can get it like monday.
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