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Hey guys, I dont have my desktop anymore and i currently have been using a Toshiba netbook and am getting tired of it quick. I am looking for a laptop in which i can use for some light gaming once in awhile and also watch HD and bluray movies. Some photoshop as well. I have been mostly interested in Asus N53 and N73 just looking for the best bang for my buck. I always come here for advice so just wanted to see if anyone else has good experiences and recommendations. TIA.
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post #2 of 16
Ok will be posting now
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post #3 of 16
What's your budget?
What screen size would you like?
Portability, or desktop replacement?

More information is needed to make an educated decision. =]
    
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Col. Sanders
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Col. Sanders
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post #5 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
What's your budget? sub 1200$
What screen size would you like?15-17inch
Portability, or desktop replacement?I honestly cant answer i would prefer something with alot of hmmph i hate lag and waiting so i would prefer a quad core.

More information is needed to make an educated decision. =]
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First Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8400 DFI Lanparty DK-P35-T2RS XFX 9800GTX 4G DDR2 Mushkin PC2- 8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250gb Seagate SATA 20x Liteon DVD Burner Windows Vista 64bit Samsung 2253BW 
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Corsair HX520 TT Armor Jr. Logitech G5 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8400 DFI Lanparty DK-P35-T2RS XFX 9800GTX 4G DDR2 Mushkin PC2- 8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250gb Seagate SATA 20x Liteon DVD Burner Windows Vista 64bit Samsung 2253BW 
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Corsair HX520 TT Armor Jr. Logitech G5 
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post #6 of 16
Thread Starter 
All look very nice, do you have any experience with any of these?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8400 DFI Lanparty DK-P35-T2RS XFX 9800GTX 4G DDR2 Mushkin PC2- 8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250gb Seagate SATA 20x Liteon DVD Burner Windows Vista 64bit Samsung 2253BW 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX520 TT Armor Jr. Logitech G5 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8400 DFI Lanparty DK-P35-T2RS XFX 9800GTX 4G DDR2 Mushkin PC2- 8500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250gb Seagate SATA 20x Liteon DVD Burner Windows Vista 64bit Samsung 2253BW 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX520 TT Armor Jr. Logitech G5 
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post #7 of 16
Check out this laptop upgraded to a 2630QM.
Sager is a great brand. Their quality is above average and XoticPC has great customer support.

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5175-...wconfigure=yes
    
CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3630QM HD 7970M HD 7970M 2x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Crucial M4 256GB mSata Seagate Momentus 750GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB DVD Burner 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate 17.3" 1920x1080 Matte Screen Auria 27" 2560x1440 Back-lit Clevo Keyboard 
Power
330 Watt Power *BRICK*! 
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CPUGraphicsGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3630QM HD 7970M HD 7970M 2x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Crucial M4 256GB mSata Seagate Momentus 750GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB DVD Burner 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 64-Bit Ultimate 17.3" 1920x1080 Matte Screen Auria 27" 2560x1440 Back-lit Clevo Keyboard 
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330 Watt Power *BRICK*! 
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post #8 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by armybrat View Post
All look very nice, do you have any experience with any of these?
Currently rockin' the DV7(Check my rigs)

Envy I have too.

XPS I've used it from my uncle

AW17 IS a good gaming laptop that my friend is cureently using
Col. Sanders
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge @ 4.9 Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z [Z68] [HT-ON] EVGA GTX 580 3GB FTW Hydro Copper Tri-Sli[3x] Corsair Vengeance Blue 32 GB 4x8GB 1866 MHZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
256GB SSD Corsair + 1 Velociraptor 600GB +3xF3 1TB Asus 24x Blu Ray Burner 24x DVD Burner 48x CD Burn Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition/XP Media Cent [3x]ViewSonic 27 Inch Led Backlit Surround [3x] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech WAVE Blue light Modded Corsair AX1200 CoolerMaster HAF 932 Blue With Window :D Logitech WAVE Ocean Imprinted 
Mouse Pad
Dasani (Eco Project) Mouse Pad 
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Col. Sanders
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge @ 4.9 Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z [Z68] [HT-ON] EVGA GTX 580 3GB FTW Hydro Copper Tri-Sli[3x] Corsair Vengeance Blue 32 GB 4x8GB 1866 MHZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
256GB SSD Corsair + 1 Velociraptor 600GB +3xF3 1TB Asus 24x Blu Ray Burner 24x DVD Burner 48x CD Burn Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition/XP Media Cent [3x]ViewSonic 27 Inch Led Backlit Surround [3x] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech WAVE Blue light Modded Corsair AX1200 CoolerMaster HAF 932 Blue With Window :D Logitech WAVE Ocean Imprinted 
Mouse Pad
Dasani (Eco Project) Mouse Pad 
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post #9 of 16
Wouldn't trust xotic
Col. Sanders
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge @ 4.9 Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z [Z68] [HT-ON] EVGA GTX 580 3GB FTW Hydro Copper Tri-Sli[3x] Corsair Vengeance Blue 32 GB 4x8GB 1866 MHZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
256GB SSD Corsair + 1 Velociraptor 600GB +3xF3 1TB Asus 24x Blu Ray Burner 24x DVD Burner 48x CD Burn Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition/XP Media Cent [3x]ViewSonic 27 Inch Led Backlit Surround [3x] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech WAVE Blue light Modded Corsair AX1200 CoolerMaster HAF 932 Blue With Window :D Logitech WAVE Ocean Imprinted 
Mouse Pad
Dasani (Eco Project) Mouse Pad 
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Col. Sanders
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge @ 4.9 Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z [Z68] [HT-ON] EVGA GTX 580 3GB FTW Hydro Copper Tri-Sli[3x] Corsair Vengeance Blue 32 GB 4x8GB 1866 MHZ 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
256GB SSD Corsair + 1 Velociraptor 600GB +3xF3 1TB Asus 24x Blu Ray Burner 24x DVD Burner 48x CD Burn Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition/XP Media Cent [3x]ViewSonic 27 Inch Led Backlit Surround [3x] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech WAVE Blue light Modded Corsair AX1200 CoolerMaster HAF 932 Blue With Window :D Logitech WAVE Ocean Imprinted 
Mouse Pad
Dasani (Eco Project) Mouse Pad 
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by GreekBostonBoy+ View Post
Wouldn't trust xotic
Any particular reason why? I know plenty of people who have used them with great success, just curious if you had a bad experience.
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