There are several key features that are required to deliver the optimal gaming experience on laptops.
The best will have the best, quickest and latest possible graphics. When considering a laptop with the purpose of gaming make sure to look for the latest graphics card/graphic chipset. Also be sure to check the specs of the laptop to see if you could upgrade the graphics card on transparent-merchant your laptop as the need arises (for most laptops this is standard).
Some of the best graphic chipsets are NVIDIA, ATi Mobility Radeon 9700, Intel’s Graphics Media, or ATi’s Mobility FireGL V3200.
NVIDIA graphic chipsets have integrated graphics cores that are notably smarter than those of any other integrated chipset from any other manufacturer to be met in the marketplace nowadays and is optimal for 3D gaming.
The ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 graphic chipset will make your laptop perform a variety of functions, including 3D, HDTV, mobile video editing studio and graphic processor. Also the Radeon 9700 is not only a quality Graphics Card it will also give you better performance while saving battery power.
Other common graphic chipsets include, Trident S3, STMicro, 3D Labs, Matrox, and SIS.
RAM is a crucial factor in getting the best laptop for gaming. Simply put RAM, or random access memory, refers to the amount of programs you can run on your laptops without running into slow downs. 512MB of ram is optimal for the serious gamers as this will allow for the large memory needed to run graphics that are required for gaming. Basically more RAM equals a better laptop for gaming. Some laptops come with as much as 2GB of RAM! RAM is essential for running video graphics, 3D, and for gaming in general.