Help me find a budget laptop for gaming. $600 and below

Mackoo

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Hey guys, I dont plan on doing very hardcore gaming. I plan to play mostly Minecraft and Runescape and maybe some Tera Online and Windows movie maker editting. I was wondering if you guys can help me find a cheap laptop. I dont mind if its a year old model or refurbished. So can anyone suggest any laptop? Also im in Canada so i used Canadian Dollars for the pricing.

Tera would probably be the most taxing. So heres the recommended specs for it and please suggest laptops with its own graphics card, not intel hd.

Windows 7

AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ or,
INTEL Core2 Duo E6750

ATI Radeon HD 3870 or
NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT

4gb ram
Direct x version; 9.0C or Greater
 

Ahmadjon

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Anytime You're welcome :)
Don't forget to "Pick Solution" it would will others with similar questions and budget :)
 

Mackoo

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Thanks guys, both your replies are helpful. I found the models on models of laptops that you guys suggested. Im just narrowing them down now
 

Mackoo

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Ive narrowed it down to these three laptops

First priced at $438 (Small HDD but touch screen)
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=710_374&item_id=065457

Second at $498 (Bigger Harddrive not Touchscreen..i think)
http://www.amazon.ca/Acer-15-6-Inch-V5-552-8824-Quad-Core-Processor/dp/B00I9Y5SBA%3FSubscriptionId%3DAKIAIQP2MVQDM5R7S4MQ%26tag%3Dprifincan-20%26linkCode%3Dsp1%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB00I9Y5SBA

3rd Priced at $550 (Only difference is 1TB HDD , better graphics and Touch screen)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834314487

Im kind of iffy on buying refurbed just cus there might be something wrong. Im fine with the second laptop but Im unsure if its Touchscreen. It seems not having touchreen on Win8 is a hassle. Does it really make much of a difference?
 

Ahmadjon

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Go for second one, Touchscreen won't make any difference in Win8, it might be useful in metro panel, I used my friends laptop with Win8 on it and mouse was perfectly fine for metro panel. :)
 

Mackoo

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Ahh alright sounds good, Ill probably get the second one. I wish it came in black though haha. Do you think the metro panel AMD R HD8650G in the third laptop is much better than the AMD R HD8550G? I looked at benchmarks online and saw that AMD R HD8550G might be better but doesnt make sense since the AMD R HD8650G is a newer gpu?
 

Ahmadjon

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For ,minecraft and some light games both laptops would perform similar :)
I would go for second one as you mentioned.
 

Mackoo

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Yea refurbished i, not too sure about. But if I were to get a refurbished would the $550 Acer be good too? since it has 1tb for all the gaming needs and media i need and its essentially the same GPU
 

Ahmadjon

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I'm also not too sure, you have to be able to send it back for refund or replacement if you dislike laptop while first week usage, stick with refurbished if you able to get refund or get new "Second :D one) if there are no refund or replacements.
 

Ahmadjon

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Anytime You're welcome :)
Don't forget to "Pick Solution" it would will others with similar questions and budget :)
 
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