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Gaming Computer

#1 adambom   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   1 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 12 March 2009 - 08:27 PM

OK i need some help. i want a really cheap gaming laptop or computer w_e either one is fine also it needs to be able to play basically valve games like HL2 L4D and TF2. and NOT A MAC. thanx (under 900 pllleeaaseee if not than just put the cheapest one u can find that can play those games)

#2 DrFoo   I think I can beat you. CAGiversary!   573 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 March 2009 - 10:13 PM

You're going to get a lot of recommendations to build a computer since it's the cheapest option, but I would recommend buying something like this and then just throwing in a new video card (which isn't very hard). It would only end up costing about $600 after you buy a video card (I recommend the Radeon 4850). Everything on that computer is very high quality other than the on board video.

Also if you want a gaming laptop this is probably one of the best deals you can find on one:

#3 s2k   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1191 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 March 2009 - 10:37 PM

The nice thing about valve games is that they run on really old rigs. It dosent take much to run em good.

#4 contradiction   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   20 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  


Posted 13 March 2009 - 07:23 PM

You can get a real good quality rig for under $900 now a days. I would follow DrFoo's advice if you are not too familiar with building your own.