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I've been looking around to buy a really good 1st laptop. This is what I've been looking at: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834115987. But then people started mentioning about Sager and Alienware, so I took a look: http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5160-...hn-p-2999.html. This is close to the price that I wanted. With $20+, I can have i5 2nd generation, gaming laptop, smaller harddrive with (320GB 7200RPM).
Do you agree with this buy?

I also looked at Alienware, it is so expensive!!!
What is the updatability on a Sager?
Edited by inmate - 5/11/11 at 3:23pm
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I'd take a Sager over an Acer any day my budget will let me even if it is a bit more.
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Sager all the way.
     
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Seriously?

Sager is one of the best notebook makers on the planet and most Acer's are junk! I have one and I have replaced memory, cpu, and lcd. I never had to mess with my Sager at all, very solid and powerful.
 
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post #6 of 13
I would go with Sager but there is a better Acer here.
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Originally Posted by NuclearSlurpee View Post
I would go with Sager but there is a better Acer here.
No. Just... No...

Comparing the build quality of an Acer to a Sager is like comparing the effort put into making a Squire Stratocaster vs a Gibson Les Paul.
     
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No. Just... No...

Comparing the build quality of an Acer to a Sager is like comparing the effort put into making a Squire Stratocaster vs a Gibson Les Paul.
Ha, I was just showing him a better Acer. True comparison.
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I would go with Sager but there is a better Acer here.
Lol, of course it's better, it is more expensive!!!
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Originally Posted by NuclearSlurpee View Post
Ha, I was just showing him a better Acer. True comparison.
Again my analogy went right over your head.

Like I said, it's similar to you promoting how good this Squier Strat is compared to a Les Paul. All I can say is... Good luck with that...
     
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