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Topic # 142744 23-Mar-2014 13:09
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Does anyone know if it's possible to rent a gaming laptop? If so where from? I want something quite grunty.

I want to play with an oculus rift dev kit 2 but I don't have a high enough spec machine hence the reason for wanting to rent.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

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  Reply # 1012029 24-Mar-2014 19:19
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Some of these models from PC Rentals have ok gpu's
http://pcrentals.co.nz/Products/Laptop+Computers.html



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  Reply # 1012317 25-Mar-2014 10:53
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Ragnor: Some of these models from PC Rentals have ok gpu's
http://pcrentals.co.nz/Products/Laptop+Computers.html


Thanks.   I emailed them re: the lappy with the 2GB GPU which I assume is the best.  I'll research tonight how good that GPU is.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1013235 26-Mar-2014 15:34
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Hi I would stay away from HP as a gaming laptop renting or buying in my experience they have been a nightmare old drivers and HP has their own version of windows so peripherals won't work properly.




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  Reply # 1013267 26-Mar-2014 16:15
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After the latest Oculus/Facebook news I'm no longer going to buy a DK2 and thus no longer need a gaming laptop.

Thanks for your replies though, much appreciated.

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