Guidance/suggestions for buying a laptop or laptop graphics card advice.

  • SG 11 Dec 2013 21:06:50 1,896 posts
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    I have a Dell L502XPS with a Geforce GT 540M GFX card, i5 processor and 6GB of DDR3 RAM. I've recently moved and there are a few little niggles that I have with what is otherwise an excellent system and want to replace it with something brand new (or manufacturer refurbished) and want a slight upgrade but really know nothing when it comes to graphics cards so I was hoping that someone can make a recommendation on a laptop with a better graphics card. Not fussed about hard drive size as I have a decent triple-platter 1TB Western Digital one which is very quick. With or without Windows 7/8 or OS-free - not fussed.

    Can anyone suggest a good model, preferably from a more reliable company - or a good site to get a better lappy that I can order from within the UK? Or at the very least [B]suggest a graphics card within a laptop to look for?[/B] I have done much Googling but am as confused as ever regarding the cards. I have around 600 I can spend, maybe 700.
  • Moot_Point 11 Dec 2013 21:25:29 5,530 posts
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    If you need a graphics card in a laptop, you need a desktop. Most Intel HD chipsets are adequate enough to do gaming.
  • Deleted user 11 December 2013 22:16:03
    @SG Try the Laptop building options at
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