1. Michael Alan Goff's Avatar
    Her current computer is an ID49C (Gateway) with only the i3 iGPU and 4GB of RAM. It has some keys missing and non-working USB. I have three options in mind, all involve saving up obviously.

    A) Fix her current computer up
    B) Get her this.
    C) Get her a 1st gen Surface Pro (maybe refurbished).

    I'm asking about this, though, because it's thin/light/might be good enough for her needs of playing Morrowind, emulated PS and GBA games, and running GIMP.
    08-26-2014 06:44 PM
  2. berty6294's Avatar
    I'd suggest the Surface Pro. It is the more powerful of the 3 and has a lot of extras including a stylus.
    08-26-2014 07:04 PM
  3. Michael Alan Goff's Avatar
    I'd suggest the Surface Pro. It is the more powerful of the 3 and has a lot of extras including a stylus.
    Thank you.
    08-26-2014 07:23 PM
  4. xandros9's Avatar
    I would say its a downgrade.

    While its a compact device with much much better battery life, fanless design, and is inexpensive, its still less powerful AFAIK. however, it may be enough for Morrowind and everything else.

    I'd try to patch up the laptop a bit first.
    salmanahmad likes this.
    08-26-2014 07:23 PM
  5. salmanahmad's Avatar
    I would also recommend patching the laptop.
    xandros9 likes this.
    08-26-2014 07:29 PM
  6. Jon-Anthony De Angelis's Avatar
    Morrowwind runs great so dose skyrim and sim city 3000, Sims 3, batman Arkham asylum, five nights at Freddys
    I use my USB super Nintendo controller with emulators
    Its really surprising how powerful this lil t100 is
    xandros9 likes this.
    12-16-2014 04:23 AM

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