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Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Yonke » Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:55 am

at last its time i can afford a new laptop..... my budget its 900 dlls and want something i can run half life 2 at 60 fps.....

this is mi pick

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-+L ... &cp=1&lp=1

ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5Processor Speed2.26GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 2.53GHz )Battery Type6-cell lithium-ionDisplay TypeHigh-definition widescreen LED (1600 x 900)Screen Size (Measured Diagonally)17.3"Cache Memory3MBSystem Memory (RAM)4GBType of Memory (RAM)DDR3Hard Drive TypeSATA (5400 rpm)Computer Hard Drive Size500GBOptical DriveDual-layer DVD±RW/CD-RWOptical Drive Speeds6x DVD+R DL; 6x DVD-R DL; 8x8x8 DVD+RW; 8x6x8 DVD-RW; 5x DVD-RAM; 24x24x24 CD-RWDirect-Disc LabelingNoDigital Media Reader or SlotsYes, digital media card reader,GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 1GB
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by DaMadFiddler » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:34 pm

A friend of mine was recently looking for a decent gaming laptop (ha) around $800. He ended up choosing this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6834157046

It seems to be the current general recommendation at a number of places for "power on a budget." You pay for it in battery life, though.
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Yonke » Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:38 pm

battery is not a problem because mostly of the time im gonna use it in my house.....this is more of a replacement of my good old pentium 4 desktop pc i have (but with ability to use it wherever i want......)
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by DaMadFiddler » Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:38 pm

There's also this, courtesy of Gizmodo:

http://www.techdealdigger.com/pr/cheap- ... deals/3041
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Yonke » Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:26 pm

After doing some research i think gonna expend a few hundreds more and go for a i7 chip set i had found a few interesting ones in the 999 dollar budget.........


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liking this one...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6834220696
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Jeeba Jabba » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:10 pm

Best, cheaper gaming laptop is gonna be any by Asus. Hands down. And yes, I fucking love mine.
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Yonke » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:32 pm

Jeeba Jabba wrote:Best, cheaper gaming laptop is gonna be any by Asus. Hands down. And yes, I fucking love mine.
The Asus would be....now playing the waiting game to save some more cash.....

Any heating problems in your asus?????.............
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Post by Jeeba Jabba » Tue Apr 06, 2010 3:04 pm

Nope. No problems at all. I paid 1,000 bucks for it last Summer. It runs Call of Duty: World at War at full speed on high settings. Really nice machine.
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Smurph » Thu May 13, 2010 5:35 pm

I bought a Sager NP2098 last august for $1000. Runs fairly cool, rock solid and 3-4 hour battery life.
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Re: Advice on getting new laptop......

Post by Lartrak » Tue May 18, 2010 9:33 pm

Believe it or not, there's now an Alienware laptop in your price range. The m11x. I hear it's pretty good for the price.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/02/23/alie ... 1x-review/

Downside is the screen isn't real high res, and it's a bit small. But, very good battery life, very portable, and pretty decent performance for $800.
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