Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Laptops and Netbooks › What site should I buy a laptop from?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

What site should I buy a laptop from?

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
What site should I buy a gaming laptop from - looking for a reputable site with good support/quality build (if its a custom building site aka getting a clevo frame and then building it).

list of sites Im currently looking at
-xoticpc
-powernotebooks.com
-ibuypower
-cyberpowerpc
-asus directly possible?
-sagernotebooks.com (i assume this to be the actual site of sager?)

Feedback greatly appreciated =)
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 2630qm@2.0ghz 560m GTX 1.5gb dedicated 8GB 1333hz 500 7200RPM 
Optical DriveMonitor
128 SSD 15.6" 1080p 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 2630qm@2.0ghz 560m GTX 1.5gb dedicated 8GB 1333hz 500 7200RPM 
Optical DriveMonitor
128 SSD 15.6" 1080p 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 8
Off the top of my head, I have only heard of three of those sites. (Ibuypower, Cyberpowerpc, Sager)

And of those three I know more people who have bought from CyberpowerPC, and CyberpowerPC is the only one consigned through newegg.

Just my 2 cents.
Money
(17 items)
 
Z575
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.8Ghz MSI B350 Pro Carbon GIGABYTE R9 390 8GB 1100/1650Mhz 16GB Team DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
PNY CS1311 240GB - OS 2 x 2TB WD Black Raid 0 Synology DS416slim 4 x 1TB (raid 5) Corsair H100 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 Pro ElementaryOS Loki LG 29UM67P 29" 2560x1080 FreeSync HPE 87 w/ Browns + Ducky PBT caps 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA 600W B2 Lian Li PCA05N Steelseries Rival 100 FiiO G10K + Philips SN9500HiFi 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A6-3420M @ 2.2Ghz 1.1v Lenovo Torpedo A55 6720g2 8GB Kingston 1600 CL9 
Hard DriveOSMouse
Samsung 840 250GB ElementaryOS x86_64 Abyssus 3.5G 
  hide details  
Reply
Money
(17 items)
 
Z575
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.8Ghz MSI B350 Pro Carbon GIGABYTE R9 390 8GB 1100/1650Mhz 16GB Team DDR4-3000 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
PNY CS1311 240GB - OS 2 x 2TB WD Black Raid 0 Synology DS416slim 4 x 1TB (raid 5) Corsair H100 
OSOSMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 Pro ElementaryOS Loki LG 29UM67P 29" 2560x1080 FreeSync HPE 87 w/ Browns + Ducky PBT caps 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
EVGA 600W B2 Lian Li PCA05N Steelseries Rival 100 FiiO G10K + Philips SN9500HiFi 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A6-3420M @ 2.2Ghz 1.1v Lenovo Torpedo A55 6720g2 8GB Kingston 1600 CL9 
Hard DriveOSMouse
Samsung 840 250GB ElementaryOS x86_64 Abyssus 3.5G 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 8
xoticpc.com and powernotebooks.com are really good. I just bought my Sager from xoticpc.
Edited by inmate - 5/28/11 at 9:19pm
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsOS
i7 920 Gigabyte GTX 260 55nm Window 7 Ultimate 
Power
Corsair Tx650w 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsOS
i7 920 Gigabyte GTX 260 55nm Window 7 Ultimate 
Power
Corsair Tx650w 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 8
im thinking of a word, a 2 syllable word...


it rhymes with budget
rebirth
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom 2 x4 955 BE Asus M4A88TD-V EVO Asus gtx560 ti (non ref) G.Skill DDR31600 x12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 500Gb LG 22x Antec Kuhler 620 Win 7 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 24in Logitech g15 Corsair 650TX Corsair 600t 
MouseMouse Pad
Razor Diamondback Walmart 
  hide details  
Reply
rebirth
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom 2 x4 955 BE Asus M4A88TD-V EVO Asus gtx560 ti (non ref) G.Skill DDR31600 x12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 500Gb LG 22x Antec Kuhler 620 Win 7 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 24in Logitech g15 Corsair 650TX Corsair 600t 
MouseMouse Pad
Razor Diamondback Walmart 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 8
I have a Sager laptop and they make good quality products. Haven't been in the laptop scene in awhile though so I don't know about their cost to performance.
Herp
(1 item)
 
  
Other
Dolla Billz Yall! 
  hide details  
Reply
Herp
(1 item)
 
  
Other
Dolla Billz Yall! 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 8
Might I add there are a few others, small companies, that i discovered in my research for my own laptop. they are, providing links,
1. http://www.malibal.com/ (Base in Vegas
2. http://www.digitalstormonline.com/ (bit more pricey but has a g4 recommendation if that is important to you. Based in San Fransisco I think.)
3. http://www.falcon-nw.com/ ( VERY pricey, but the falcon looks cool, I think based in Alaska)
post #7 of 8
XoticPC - Sager
post #8 of 8
powernotebooks.com is really good.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Laptops and Netbooks
Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Laptops and Netbooks › What site should I buy a laptop from?