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hi, im in the process of buying a new laptop for back to school. I want to be able to do some gaming and video editing. I have been looking at the following laptop:
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=710_577_371&item_id=039060
but if you can find me another with my requirements, i would greatly appreciate it!

my requirements:
17 inch screen
core i7 processor (preferably sb)
dedicated graphics (preferably amd)
<$1000 cnd
8gb+ ram
no os required
would like usb 3.0 but not required

thanks!
    
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http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np5175-clevo-w170hr-p-3000.html

The build quality on this is much better than the Acer. The screen is gorgeous.

I'm not sure if Xoticpc ships to Canada, but I'm sure you can find a Sager/Clevo reseller somewhere.
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All I can say is go Sager if you can
    
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