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I was just wondering what the best place would be to purchase a Sager Clevo?

Directly from Sager, or through Xoticpc? Sager seems to be a bit more expensive, but which one offers a better warranty / customer service?

Also, I'd like to order it without ram or a hard drive. How do I contact them for something like that?

Edit: Just noticed the "speak with sales agent" number on xoticpc

Edit: I'd love to hear feedback from owners of Sagers, especially if you have a current model. I'm really interested in the noise level... I don't want it to be noisy at all. Even under load I want the volume to be very reasonable.
Edited by TEntel - 4/30/11 at 9:29am
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Through XoticPC. They have cheaper prices and better customer support. Warranty is three years.

I don't think you can order without RAM or Hard Drive, unfortunately.
    
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I was just wondering what the best place would be to purchase a Sager?

Directly from Sager, or through Xoticpc? Sager seems to be a bit more expensive, but which one offers a better warranty / customer service?

Also, I'd like to order it without ram or a hard drive. How do I contact them for something like that?

Edit: Just noticed the "speak with sales agent" number on xoticpc

Edit: I'd love to hear feedback from owners of Sagers, especially if you have a current model. I'm really interested in the noise level... I don't want it to be noisy at all. Even under load I want the volume to be very reasonable.
FOR THE LOVE GOD PEOPLE SAGER IS AN OEM NOT ODM! They simply sell Clevo notebooks just like System76 and others.
     
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FOR THE LOVE GOD PEOPLE SAGER IS AN OEM NOT ODM! They simply sell Clevo notebooks just like System76 and others.
Why do most people choose Sager branded Clevos? Do they offer a better warranty?
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Why do most people choose Sager branded Clevos? Do they offer a better warranty?
I'm not sure. I only learned about them two or three years ago. They were the one that most people talked about. In fact most people equate Sager and Clevo as interchangeable before they learn the difference between ODM and OEM. It took someone telling me they were not, in a somewhat unkind way, before I even knew that.

As for the warranty questions; I'd shop around. That seems to be the difference though you'll find others between the Clevo OEM sellers. I'd check Sager, xoticpc, and Digital Storm. Seems to be a stronger xoticpc following on here. System76 I think has less options and no Windows OS but usually is cheaper on the few models they carry. But don't take anyone's word without checking yourself.

EDIT: DigitalStorm seems to not allow any customizations on their notebooks now. Since when did that happen?
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