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WWUD?
What would you do?

I have the awesome G74sx that i picked up at best that everyone has been talking about. 8gb ram, 1.5 560m, 2630QM.

Paid $2799 after tax..

But i've been wanted to 3d game for awhile now & its just to expensive to do it on a desktop.. Do it right anyways.

I have 1 day left in my 14day return policy on the G74SX..Should i return it & get this?

G74SX-3DE
http://www.gentechpc.com/config.asp?config_id=G74SX-3DE




Should i return my baby? I get awesome frames playing cod, crysis 2, Deadspace 2.. Will i in 3d mode?
    
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For paying that much, and wanting to hit up 3d gaming. Yes.
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I did some editing in the options & got the price down to $1735.. Still wondering should i do it or not?
    
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I would get an Alienware M18X with ATI 6990 in crossfire for this type of cash:d...
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If you already know what playing in 3D is like and enjoy it then go for it.

I wouldn't personally do it unless the other laptop had very similar if not the same specs + 3D for almost the same cost.

You could do what I do if you still can't decide. Flip a coin and call the sides and whether your disappointed or not by the outcome of the flip then you know what you want to do.
 
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If you already know what playing in 3D is like and enjoy it then go for it.

I wouldn't personally do it unless the other laptop had very similar if not the same specs + 3D for almost the same cost.

You could do what I do if you still can't decide. Flip a coin and call the sides and whether your disappointed or not by the outcome of the flip then you know what you want to do.
Nice... Ok i got up till when bestbuy closes tomorrow. I'll let you guys know what i end up doing.

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I would get an Alienware M18X with ATI 6990 in crossfire for this type of cash:d...
naw cant do that. M18x dont come standard at $1999 with anything.. You get 460m & to get 6990 crossfire thats a extra $500 bucks tacked on. They also only give u 4gb ram. Which is fine but compared to the G74SX-3D 14gb's of ram.. which is standard at $1800.. & last M18x dont have 120hz screen. If i matched the specs on the Asus with the M18x I'd be up to $3500 bucks.

Did i mention GenTech gave me a instant $57 discount for paying with Money order. Dont even have to mail it in until there instock.

Coupon Discount (#cash)
sku# cash $(57.24)

Free shipping & they didnt charge me tax :thumbsup

Total after shipping & handling and tax : $1850.77
Estimated Shipping & Handling 0.00
Estimated Tax 0.00

I think i made my mind up. Thanks for the responds MaddenModer. I knew if i debated the comments i would find my answer.

Ocn Ftw.. Will post the specs
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post #8 of 14
3d isn't that great. Especially when you play for many hours straight. Id keep it.
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WWUD?
What would you do?

I have the awesome G74sx that i picked up at best that everyone has been talking about. 8gb ram, 1.5 560m, 2630QM.

Paid $2799 after tax..
You meant $1799 after tax for the G74sx, right?
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3d isn't that great. Especially when you play for many hours straight. Id keep it.
thanks man. I still dont have to send payment in till 2 weeks. So i'll take any extra thoughts..
    
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