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15" $1200-$1500 Gaming Laptop

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As the title says: My buddy is looking for a new gaming laptop. I showed him the Dell XPS 15 and the sager 8130-s1. Is there any other excellent options out there?

Note: I'm leaning towards the Sager because I've never seen one fail and I hear they are great computers. It also looks like the hardware is a little bit better than the Dell.

Thanks for the help,
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Dell sux look at Asus G series
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Dell sux look at Asus G series
I'll look into that. Do they make good quality laptops?

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I would say wait until July when Asus will release their new G54 and G74 gaming laptop models. They are very nice laptops with excellent performance.

There is always Alienware, which would be more of a gaming computer than a XPS. I'm probably going to get the M14x. Have a look.
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I would second the Alienware m14x. Not as much of a premium these days and fantastic performance and awesome looks!
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