O'Reilly logo

Your First Notebook PC by Michael Miller

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 10. Playing Games on Your Notebook

Here’s a conflict. A large number of notebook computer users like to play games. Yet the typical notebook PC is a poor game-playing machine; most mainstream notebooks don’t have the graphics power to play today’s state-of-the-art computer games.

How to resolve this conflict? Simple: Purchase a notebook PC designed specifically for game play.

Choosing a Notebook for Serious Game Play

We discussed all the different types of notebooks in Chapter 2, “Choosing the Right Notebook for You.” As you might recall from that chapter, most types of notebooks are somewhat limited in their graphics capability. That’s because notebook manufacturers have to make a compromise between price, size, weight, and performance—and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required