Are these good specs for a gaming machine?

by on April 18, 2012

Q: Are these good specs for gaming?

Operating system Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Processor 2nd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2350M Processor (2.3 GHz, 3MB L3 Cache)

Graphics card 1GB AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7470M GDDR5 Discrete Graphics(TM) [HDMI, VGA]

Memory FREE UPGRADE to 6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)

Hard drive 640GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

Primary battery 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (standard) – Up to 6.0 hours of battery life

Display 15.6″ High Definition HP LED Brightview (1366×768)

Primary optical drive SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support

Networking Intel 802.11b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth(R)

Keyboard Standard Keyboard with numeric keypad

One Response to “Are these good specs for a gaming machine?”

    This should be a pretty good setup, just know that you aren’t going to be able to upgrade the video card, and you’re paying a premium price vs a desktop for the same level of performance.

    Unless you travel a lot and want to be able to play games on the go, I’d strongly recommend you go with a desktop computer. It will be cheaper and you’ll be able to upgrade parts as needed.