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Old 29 Jun 20, 10:24 AM  
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DS is looking at getting a new laptop and would like it to be able to use it for occasional gaming. In the words of Manuel "I know nothing" (If you're not of a certain age - it's a Fawlty Towers reference )

Can anyone help with suggestions of models or specs he should be looking at, he's thinking of spending between 600 - 1,000 although would prefer to be closer to the lower end.

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What do you mean by occasional gaming? What games as whether you play them once or all day, they still have a minimum specification.

True gaming laptops from the likes of (DELL Alienware) are north of 1.5k so you are really looking at the higher end of normal laptops. DELL have a gaming spec as well for the more casual gamer.

These can be found at dell/en-uk/shop/lapt...ptops/g-series
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What do you mean by occasional gaming? What games as whether you play them once or all day, they still have a minimum specification.

True gaming laptops from the likes of (DELL Alienware) are north of 1.5k so you are really looking at the higher end of normal laptops. DELL have a gaming spec as well for the more casual gamer.

These can be found at dell/en-uk/shop/lapt...ptops/g-series
This would be the requirement for the sort of game he would be interested in.

System Requirements

Minimum:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 10/8.1/7 64-bit
Processor: Core i3-2100 3.10 GHz
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Geforce GTX 650 Ti
Storage: 25 GB available space
Sound Card: Onboard

Recommended:
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
OS: Windows 10/8.1/7 64-bit
Processor: AMD FX-8320 8-Core
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: Radeon R7 370
Storage: 25 GB available space
Sound Card: Onboard

On that basis do you think the G3 or G5 from Dell would be OK?

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You need to be looking at the models with 16Gb RAM to meet the games requirements.

I would suggest one with a minimum of an Intel i5 or AMD Ryzen 7 CPU and a dedicated graphics card with at least 4Gb RAM.

There are both G3 and G5 models that meet those specifications.
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