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post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
iv been using xoticpc since they have some good laptops for the money. just wondering if theres another site.

also i dont think xoticpc charges tax rite? i live in california.

budget is around 600-700 =\\ light gaming. maybe 800 if it justifiable
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post #2 of 16
What kind of games do you want to play.
Your best bet is to look towards AMD A-Series. Can be had for under $550
Edited by Sp33d Junki3 - 10/25/11 at 1:21am
    
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For gaming worthy laptops, $800 is refurb territory... but the Mobility HD5870 is still on par with the GTX 460m/560m.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230021
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post #4 of 16
Thread Starter 
nothing too intense. something better or equal to GT 525M with a quad.

i was hoping to add in a 1080p screen but it always goes in the upper 800s or 900s =\\

i guess i'll keep looking for deals.
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post #6 of 16
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Originally Posted by MPIXAPP View Post
$50 says that thing runs around 90°C playing a modern game.
post #7 of 16
Xoticpc.com which you know, and I have used Malibal's main site.

There's another, but I'm not on my main PC, so no bookmarks...

I loved Malibal's customer service BTW!

-T
post #8 of 16
I just got a Malibal too.. haven't used their tech support yet, but from custom order to in my hands was 5 days. They are also in LasVegas if I remember right...
    
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post #9 of 16
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the cheapest malibal was over $900. but i might consider one when i upgrade.

but need one thats 600-700 right now.
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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by thegreatsquare View Post
For gaming worthy laptops, $800 is refurb territory... but the Mobility HD5870 is still on par with the GTX 460m/560m.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834230021
This would probably be your best bet if you don't mind refurbs. Most gaming laptops are bottlenecked by their GPUs, and with this beast of a GPU(on par with a 5770), you shouldn't have any problem.

Also, no XoticPC doesn't charge tax, but you will have to have it ship from Nebraska.
     
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