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I can't understand why people suggest these monster laptops.
Have you taken a close look at that thing? 17.3 inches, 8 pounds. Do you really thing anyone would want to carry that around?
That laptop is gorgeous, well ventilated, rugged / resistant to mobility type damage (scratches), 1080p, and phenomenal performance (laptop wise). Its perfect for a college student who games or those who are constantly on the move such as the military. If you get this for taking notes... then you are doing it wrong.

Also note: How big and heavy is your desktop in comparison?

It should be carried in shoulder bags, all of which are roughly same size. If 8lbs is an issue though you seriously should develop upper body strength. When I was in college, my phys calc books weighed twice as much as that.
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post #32 of 79
They might not have Apple styling, but a lot of business laptops from Dell and HP look pretty great themselves too, and a hell of a lot better looking and higher quality than their home/office Pavilion and Inspiron lines.
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Laptops will get very annoyingly hot when gaming extensively so I wouldn't waste money on one. Get a cheap laptop and build a beast gaming desktop that way you're going to enjoy both systems
    
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post #34 of 79
uhm, find a mac super cheap on ebay and tell your friend to buy that for her, then help your friend find a decent gaming laptop for even 800 bucks somewhere and buy that for himself??

or am i dumb for suggesting such blasphemy?

honestly...My friend has a macbook pro and he loaded windows onto it (not bootcamp but for real) since he decided osx just wasn't cutting it anymore, and my other friend's mac is falling apart...literally...there are bits and pieces coming off and the keyboard has made little square indents in the screen...
    
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Oh the LOLs in this thread have made my day. Honestly I would have dumped the girl if I was him. She is probably so hipster and pathetically vapid, that it would do your friend some good to be rid of her. Or better yet, get her an old ibook G4 and laugh.

Macs are "twice the price for half the power." So that should also put to rest a Mac being considered gaming worthy (unless you REALLY are loaded and can shell out for still less than the best parts). People need to spread that cold truth around.

Sorry OP but that's really all there is too it.
     
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post #36 of 79
I think you should tell your friend to get a Windows based laptop, perhaps the HP envy some people have mentioned already, buy VMware workstation and load OS X on that. There's tons of tutorials on how to do that on the internet.
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Oh the LOLs in this thread have made my day. Honestly I would have dumped the girl if I was him. She is probably so hipster and pathetically vapid, that it would do your friend some good to be rid of her. Or better yet, get her an old ibook G4 and laugh.

Macs are "twice the price for half the power." So that should also put to rest a Mac being considered gaming worthy (unless you REALLY are loaded and can shell out for still less than the best parts). People need to spread that cold truth around.

Sorry OP but that's really all there is too it.
I game on mine.
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Apple gaming laptop... LOL, that's a good one.
    
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Attach an Apple sticker to the back of an Alienware.
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Here you go:
http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/specs.html
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