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dirty bastard
10-20-2002, 01:18 PM
Hi I'm thinking about buying a laptop computer, unfortunately I can't buy a desktop since I move around too much. I want it to have enough power to play games in it. But I’m a little confused on what should I buy. I found this site where they are selling a notebook with a 2.0 GHz P4 processor with 512MB RAM and an ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500 with 64MB memory. On the dell site I can buy one for a similar price, a 1.7 GHz P4 processor with 512MB RAM and an ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 or for $40 less with a 64MB DDR 4XAGP NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go.

I want to be able to play most of the recent games especially Battlefield 1942.

· Is CPU power is more important that GPU power?
· Is the ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500 a good card or should I go with the more expensive MOBILITY RADEON 9000?
· Or maybe I should go for the 64MB DDR 4XAGP NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go

Any comment or advice would be appreciated.

acdcfanbill
10-20-2002, 02:49 PM
Hi, Welcome to Lucasforms, and since this forum is for Jedi Knight 2 topics only, I'm moveing this to Yoda Swamp, our off topic forum :D

Tyrion
10-20-2002, 02:53 PM
Originally posted by acdcfanbill
Hi, Welcome to Lucasforms, and since this forum is for Jedi Knight 2 topics only, I'm moveing this to Yoda Swamp, our off topic forum :D

But this area is already yoda's swamp....

*Never goes to the VotJ forums anywmore*

:D

acdcfanbill
10-20-2002, 02:57 PM
Of course this is the Swamp, you think I would move this thread incorrectly?

*I still visit the Valley of the Jedi* :D

Psionic Jedi
10-20-2002, 02:58 PM
CPU power is much more important than GPU power. I have a 600mhz P3 and a Geforce 4 MX420 64mb (never mind the MX :D ) and though the graphics are nice, I still get alot of slowdown.

I may be a bit biased about ATI v Nvidia, so I won't answer your Video card question.

*cough* Nvidia *cough*

Pedantic
10-21-2002, 01:24 AM
I would get the 9000 because it would give your notebook DX 8 capabilities.