Things To Look For When Buying A Gaming Laptop

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There are lots of laptops in the gadget market and this makes it a hectic task for some laptop buyers to decide the best options for their gaming needs. One important thing is to consider the laptop maker while another is to check out the components of a gaming laptop before purchasing the laptop.

If you’re an addict of the latest high-end games such as Assassins Creed, Battlefield 4 and Watchdogs, you should invest in good quality laptops like these gaming laptops under 600 dollars.

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Here are some of the important things you should look for when buying a gaming laptop:


It is very important for a gaming laptop to be packed with a top-notch GPU in order to run popular heavy-feature games. Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) serves the great purpose of delivering PhysX, MSAA and other properties for producing captivating gaming visuals. AMD Radeon HD graphics seems to be the most recommendable option but most laptops do not have it in them.

If you can’t afford higher options, you can still opt for GeForce GTX 760M or GeForce GTX 850M. Each of these two GPU options is considered the least requirement for a gaming laptop. Notably, many of the top games out there will run smoothly on both GeForce GTX 800 and 700 series.


After the GPU, the CPU (Central Processing Unit) happens to be the most essential chip in a gaming laptop. In order to run all their features and functions, many of today’s games –including Assassins Creed, Watchdogs and Battlefield 4 –utilize plenty of horsepowers. To magnify your gaming experience and avoid lagging, you need a laptop with a top-notch CPU especially if you’ll be using P2P multiplayer. Of course, the CPU of your gaming laptop needs plenty of processing to keep up with multiple players without lagging.

It is advisable that you opt for a gaming laptop that packs Intel Core i7 quad-core processor especially if you’ll be playing high-end games such as Watchdogs and Battlefield very often. While a dual-core i5 can still serve the same purpose, it is recommended that you go for Intel’s quad-core processor to avoid any slow-down while playing these high-end games.

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While 6GB can be a satisfactory limit of RAM, it is highly recommended that you opt for 8GB provided you’ll be playing high-end games very often. The CPU (Central Processing Unit) of your gaming laptop needs to save sufficient amounts of game files and settings in the system RAM and to do this, you may have to consider choosing 6-8GB of RAM.


VRAM is a kind of memory attached to a GPU so that the GPU can save up important properties including frames and textures. Of course, a GPU without its own VRAM will not function well and if you’re not using a sufficient VRAM with your GPU, the monitor of your gaming laptop might not get enough frames. About 3 or 4GB of VRAM is enough for sufficient storage. But if you’ll be spending less –probably by selecting a GeForce 860 packed with just 2GB of VRAM –be sure you’re using a satisfactory resolution of at least 1080p.


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