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[The Source] Acer Aspire A315-21-92FK 15.6” Laptop - Price : $299.99

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[The Source] Acer Aspire A315-21-92FK 15.6” Laptop - Price : $299.99

Acer Aspire

Acer Aspire A315-21-92FK 15.6” Laptop with AMD A9 9420 Processor,
1TB HDD,
12GB RAM,
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics & Windows 10

Price : $299.99
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How good of a laptop would this be to play games on? I don't need it running 4k or nothing but I want something that can play like call of duty and not be choppy and unplayable
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Display: 1366x 768
Processor: 3.0 GHz AMD A9 9420 Dual-Core Processor
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timbit01 wrote: How good of a laptop would this be to play games on? I don't need it running 4k or nothing but I want something that can play like call of duty and not be choppy and unplayable
This is far from a gaming laptop.
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seems like a good laptop for kids home schooling + minecraft...
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timbit01 wrote: How good of a laptop would this be to play games on? I don't need it running 4k or nothing but I want something that can play like call of duty and not be choppy and unplayable
https://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Radeo ... 655.0.html

That website was my go to when I was looking to buy a dirt cheap gaming laptop. I didn't care for graphics at the time so low settings @30 fps for AAA games was good enough for me.
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Friends don't let friends buy old gen Dual core AMD mobile processors.

Poorer performance than a Pentium N5000. This is Netbook performance, not Laptop.
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timbit01 wrote: How good of a laptop would this be to play games on? I don't need it running 4k or nothing but I want something that can play like call of duty and not be choppy and unplayable
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timbit01 wrote: How good of a laptop would this be to play games on? I don't need it running 4k or nothing but I want something that can play like call of duty and not be choppy and unplayable
Hope you are good at solitaire.
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timbit01 wrote: How good of a laptop would this be to play games on? I don't need it running 4k or nothing but I want something that can play like call of duty and not be choppy and unplayable
For Black Ops 2, minimal settings FHD (note the laptop here is HD), it's definitely playable (@28-35 FPS when not recording). Don't expect to play Warzone or any newer COD game. Multiplayer might play differently, just a warning.

Forgot to mention, the video I linked used the pc itself to record video, so the game may appear more "unstable" than normally run.

Personally, I'd stay away from this PC due to low resolution/consumer refurb, but people's circumstances may vary.
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isrdum wrote: Display: 1366x 768
Processor: 3.0 GHz AMD A9 9420 Dual-Core Processor
1366 x 768 for a 15.6" screen is horribly coarse and pixelized now that everyone is accustomed to the HD and/or FHD screen of smart phones and tablets. I would not touch it.

At the minimum, 1600x900 is merely passable for general office suites and basic youtube streaming.
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drdtyc wrote: 1366 x 768 for a 15.6" screen is horribly coarse and pixelized now that everyone is accustomed to the HD ad FHD screen of smart phones and tablets. I would not touch it.

At the minimum, 1600x900 is merely passable for general office suites and basic youtube streaming.
Seconding this. I may consider 1366 x 768 for 12" laptops due to weird scaling on very specific legacy apps, but even at that, it's inadvisable for most people.
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GoPosit wrote: Seconding this. I may consider 1366 x 768 for 12" laptops due to weird scaling on very specific legacy apps, but even at that, it's inadvisable for most people.
1366 x 768 on most 11" Chromebooks are usable too.

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