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post #1 of 9
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I got the last few components in and have started siphoning over my data I want kept before I do a complete reformat and start up my Raid0 deal on the machine. (At least attempting. Of course Toshiba has confirmed it's possible through a bios update apparently.)

I'm just looking for a final vote on how good it looks before I hunker down and sit pretty till it ages to death before I upgrade. ^_^

EDIT: It's the sig rig just so everyone knows... >.> Forgot to mention that...
Edited by Imglidinhere - 10/2/11 at 10:32pm
     
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This would be one hell of a laptop, if it wasn't the newer Sandy Bridge CPUs that really make a difference.

I mean wow, 12-cell battery.
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This would be one hell of a laptop, if it wasn't the newer Sandy Bridge CPUs that really make a difference.

I mean wow, 12-cell battery.
If it's any consolation, I get something like 45 minutes tops when surfing the web now and like, 5-10 min during games.

That battery was never built for extended gaming. But it helps more than the original 8-Cell. Thankfully I managed to see the original CPU with the new battery for a little while and it managed to keep it solid at 4 hours surfing the web and an easy two hours during games.

But the battery was more for ceremonial purposes to be honest. I never expected it to be really used unplugged.
     
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post #4 of 9
Its definately a high end laptop, cept the 460m isnt too flash. Performance relative to the desktop world would be average at best.
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Its definately a high end laptop, cept the 460m isnt too flash. Performance relative to the desktop world would be average at best.
Well... this was what I was well aware of to be honest. I know it's nothing shabby, but my bottleneck theory was correct in my previous review in the sig. I'm working on my second review at the moment. The GTX 460m requires a fairly powerful CPU in order to bring it's full potential to bear. It's actually only barely slower than a GTX 260 if there's nothing hindering it. Fairly impressive really.
     
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post #6 of 9
I want to see some pictures!!! Even in your review thread you don't show off the chassis!

It's a great laptop spec wise for performance, definitely not a traveler!
     
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post #7 of 9
i have an ASUS G73SW. i7 2630QM, GTX 460M.

the processor is really powerful, but the gpu, not so much.

i would consider 560M or higher, if i were you.
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I'm saying 9/10. It's great just the way it is! If only that gorgeous 18.4" was running 1200p. And something a little better than a 460m to push it
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i have an ASUS G73SW. i7 2630QM, GTX 460M.

the processor is really powerful, but the gpu, not so much.

i would consider 560M or higher, if i were you.
I already own the machine listed here... >.>
     
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