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I'm interested in how this thread pans out as I'm also in the market for a $1000 laptop (for a friend). Bookmarked.
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The Sager NP5165 is the best laptop you're gonna get for $1000, but I recommend you get it at XoticPC because they have lower prices and better customer service. It's one of the best laptops ever made at the $1000 price point. It has good battery life, only weighs 5.7 pounds, has a very good GPU, and a decent sized and well-built chassis.

You won't find any 15" laptops that have dual HDD support apart from the ASUS G53 and the MSI GT680. Unfortunately, those are out of your price range, weigh a lot more, are a lot bigger, and have next to no battery life.
    
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
The Sager NP5165 is the best laptop you're gonna get for $1000, but I recommend you get it at XoticPC because they have lower prices and better customer service. It's one of the best laptops ever made at the $1000 price point. It has good battery life, only weighs 5.7 pounds, has a very good GPU, and a decent sized and well-built chassis.

You won't find any 15" laptops that have dual HDD support apart from the ASUS G53 and the MSI GT680. Unfortunately, those are out of your price range, weigh a lot more, are a lot bigger, and have next to no battery life.
Thanks a lot for that XoticPC link! I think I'm gonna go with the 5175 instead of the 5165, for the 17" screen. Definitely bookmarked for when I finish selling off my sig rig. Thanks so much
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Thanks a lot for that XoticPC link! I think I'm gonna go with the 5175 instead of the 5165, for the 17" screen. Definitely bookmarked for when I finish selling off my sig rig. Thanks so much
Great choice. Enjoy.
    
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I don't see why a G73 hasn't been mentioned yet. They are all over ebay for 1000.00

Check out a G53 also.
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I don't see why a G73 hasn't been mentioned yet. They are all over ebay for 1000.00

Check out a G53 also.
Already been mentioned. They're too big and have next to no battery life.
    
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I see an "Additional Hard Drive In Optical Drive Bay" option. If I buy the laptop with an optical drive, will I be able to manually remove the optical drive and put my own SSD in there?
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I see an "Additional Hard Drive In Optical Drive Bay" option. If I buy the laptop with an optical drive, will I be able to manually remove the optical drive and put my own SSD in there?
Yes, but you'll need to buy some parts to accommodate it. I think you'll need a bay adapter and some other things...
    
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I looked more into it and looked at the reviews for Sager computers, and it looks like Windows is modified to accommodate the very high PPI for the 15" 1080p screen, and Windows just looks horrible. I understand this isn't an issue for many people but I want perfection.



It looks like I will be going to a 1600x900 screen.

Any more suggestions?
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