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OK I have a M11x i have been using for the last year ish. I am done with it. I want something new.

(rest is ramblin on what I want ...jist 900p or better LCD 13-15 inch ...i7 2630q or better cpu ... 6770/555 or better 9cell is alway nice?? allfor @ or less then 1000**)


What I am looking at is a i7 2630 or better CPU wize ... (wish AMD had something that could kick its but out already)

If the screen is under 14 inches (like 13.9 or smaller then 720p_ but i want atleast 900p on 14 and then anything 15inches need to be like 1080p heck my laptop i want what i want!

I need a good video card and something i can switch to intergrated so i can save bat life when no hooked into a wall. (amd 6770 or better/nv ..maybe 540 but 555 the min i want)

HDD and Ram idk i dont care i will upgrade my self.

Blue ray is king!

I been looking at logic buy and found the HP is having a huge sale!


** But Idk my OC /b/ro i need your help! I want to get all of this under 1k! so i need some help with an Epic deal or something and then i will pounce on it like it is a beautiful kitty! ;Z) but really .. i would love m14x ... but i am not spending over a grand unless it is just AMAZING like a 2500$ set up for 1350 ... i would maybe do it .. WOuld love warranty to be longer then 2 years too!!!

Thanks for all the help!
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http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5160-...hn-p-2999.html

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5165-...hr-p-3063.html
Edited by thegreatsquare - 5/15/11 at 2:21am
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Sager
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Go with Sager. May the force be with you.
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ok now if there was a 14 inch one ... that would be perfect ... those are Great prices but in a 15 incher i would want better video card .... i am looking

Edit:

+rep u three ... the force is strong ...

Edit # 2:

Are there any other 14incher laptops with 900p screens or just the M14x?
Edited by Jackeduphard - 5/15/11 at 11:16am
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Hmmm, i'll look into that. For mere price/performance without caring about looks, I wouldn't consider the M14X cos i think it is overprices
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Have you looked at the HP envy 14? you can add that to the comparison list and see
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recently i got a sager.........it basically fell apart in less than a week...i returned it, and fedex will be dropping off my dell XPS tomorrow.....

im not saying anything bad about sager, BUT so many people hate dell because of who they are and swear by sager....truth is, all companies have their good and bad.....

just saying dont overlook dell, hp, toshiba, etc...
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recently i got a sager.........it basically fell apart in less than a week...i returned it, and fedex will be dropping off my dell XPS tomorrow.....

im not saying anything bad about sager, BUT so many people hate dell because of who they are and swear by sager....truth is, all companies have their good and bad.....

just saying dont overlook dell, hp, toshiba, etc...
^Agreed.

Frankly speaking, no matter the brand, laptop durability can't be tied to a particular manufacturer. It depends on many circumstances. I know people who detest dell cos they got a virus and they blame it on dell *sigh*. If one doesn't take care of the laptop, it will fail no matter who made it
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^Agreed.

Frankly speaking, no matter the brand, laptop durability can't be tied to a particular manufacturer. It depends on many circumstances. I know people who detest dell cos they got a virus and they blame it on dell *sigh*. If one doesn't take care of the laptop, it will fail no matter who made it
This.

Dell isn't that bad, they're just overpriced for what you get and tend to tell you what you want to hear when it's not entirely true. I was told by a rep over the phone that the GT 425m would handle Crysis at medium settings. My 460m barely does that at certain moments.

Sager is the way to go. The NP5165 is a good buy here. It seems to be the best choice for the money.
     
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