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LoopySnoopy

Member Since 20 Apr 2010
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In Topic: Ranger Pet Guide ?

09 November 2014 - 11:40 AM

New pet locations are here http://wiki.guildwar...f_pet_locations as for a guide drakes and devouers for farming cats for DPS and the others for general pve/pugging what the situation requires

In Topic: Can I run GW2?

20 October 2014 - 04:15 PM

View PostQuaker, on 20 October 2014 - 01:51 PM, said:

That Lenovo is an older model overall. The graphics performance of the 720m is significantly lower than the 840m. While the earlier system only had a dual-core i5, it was significantly faster (2.6 vs 2.2), a newer design, and has hyperthreading. The best bet would be if you could find a model of the first machine with the next step up in CPU.
I wouldn't want to pick one of those over the other without actually trying them with GW2 first. ^_^

Speaking of Lenovo, this would be much better (but I don't know what your budget is)
http://www.pcworld.c...022810-pdt.html

Cheers again Quaker, my budget is around £700-£800, the one you linked looks bad-ass! For me laptops are another beast as I'm used to my desktops :)

In Topic: Can I run GW2?

19 October 2014 - 02:54 PM

View PostQuaker, on 19 October 2014 - 01:44 PM, said:

The GT-840m graphics should handle GW2 with no trouble - at least medium. You didn't say what the screen rez is, but the GT-840m should be good up to 1920x1080. I can't say what the exact graphics settings could be, and it may depend a bit upon how much the CPU sucks.

Which is the problem - a dual-core mobile CPU (with single channel RAM, to make things worse) is apt to choke whenever there's a lot going on, such as in crowded towns (LA), events and WvW.

The speed of the hard drive only affects load times, not the fps of the game.
Thanks for that Quaker I think I'll go higher on specs as I tend to do a lot of world bosses. I know the Graphics card is different then the other one I posted but t has a better Processor according to Lenovo
Screen Size 17.3 inches Processor Brand Intel Processor Type Core i7 Processor Speed 2.2 GHz RAM Size 8 GB Computer Memory Type DDR3 SDRAM Hard Drive Size 1 TB Graphics Card Description Nvidia GT720M Graphics RAM Type DDR3 SDRAM Graphics Card Ram Size 2 GB Operating System Windows 8.1

In Topic: Can I run GW2?

19 October 2014 - 08:40 AM

Hi, i'm wondering how well this laptop specs would handle gw2 on medium settings, also would there be any bottlenecks, I already know that the hdd isn't ideal as its a slower rpm. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Processor
  • Intel Core i5-4210M 2.6GHz
  • Turbo boost up to 3.2GHz
  • Dual Core
  • 3MB Cache
Memory
  • 8GB DDR3 1600MHz
  • Configuration 1 x 8GB
  • Expandable to 16GB
  • 2 x SODIMM
Hard Drive
  • 1TB SATA 5400rpm
Graphics
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M - 2GB

In Topic: Most adorable Asura contest!

17 July 2014 - 10:35 PM

Here is my attempt at cute Asura, she still needs work. Not sure about the armor yet

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