What makes a laptop appropriate for gaming? Its quite simple actually. Laptops that have hardware associated towards performance basically ensure that games produce the best results, is a general way to put it. But what components do laptops rely on that produce such results? Similar to a gaming desktop, laptops use hardware based off of performance but, must sacrifice space to provided portability and who ever thought gaming hardware could be fit into such a small space? Well I don't know, but I can tell you that there are select hardware components that justify exactly what gaming enthusiasts are after. Portability with a touh of performance. With that being said, i'll explain to you what performance factors you should consider when purchasing or researching a gaming laptop.
Below are various categories that emphasis on hardware meant for gaming laptops.
The Video Card
Looking at how gaming laptops rely on processing loads of data to produce the best possible graphics, we can begin our selection of mobile gaming components with the video card. You will need a video card that will produce the best frame rates for games such as Call of duty 5: World at War or Far Cry 2. This can be done by choosing a card that has a fast GPU, an adequate amount of dedicated memory, can utilize SLI or CrossFire technology, and operates at a cool temperature, to extend battery life. Nvidia offers its 200 series and ATI supplies its 4000 mobile series. Choose a card that best suites your preferences based off of the games you intend on playing.