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Originally Posted by djriful View Post
A sub $1000-$1200 gaming laptop is quite tough unless you go for cheapy HP laptops.
Nevertheless about the branding. Alienware has a 13" just about $1k but you might want to hook up external monitor.

As for Asus, they are superb in quality built and services. Except the Brick AC.
yeah they do have bricks for the power adapters.
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post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post
A sub $1000-$1200 gaming laptop is quite tough unless you go for cheapy HP laptops.
Nevertheless about the branding. Alienware has a 13" just about $1k but you might want to hook up external monitor.

As for Asus, they are superb in quality built and services. Except the Brick AC.
If you dont mind a few missing features, they can be had. The best buy models come it at or below $1200 and are generally missing bluetooth, some hard drive space and a high res screen, which allows you to play at better framerates due to the lower resolution, and a year warranty instead of 2.

Ive had my bestbuy model running without issue for 2 years now. I'm happy with the purchase, just wish it was one of the new ones with a 560 in it. Haha.
     
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post #13 of 23
Alienware is Dell. Expensive, and of good quality, but not Top quality to justify the cosmic price. Asus - people love em, people hate em. I personally have ~10 Asus products, including an EEE, and have 0 issues with them.
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post #14 of 23
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Nothing compares to the Brick a high end Sager gets you. I have one that's bigger than my hand...
Unless you have mutantly large hands, that's not that big...
post #15 of 23
Sager, MSI, Asus, Alienware... What about Malibal?
     
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post #16 of 23
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Sager, MSI, Asus, Alienware... What about Malibal?
Honestly never heard of them.

BTW, nice Toshiba, that's another brand Ive had for a gaming laptop, and it was nice.

Edit** that Malibal Brand looks cool, prices are reasonable too. Lifetime labor, 1 year parts warranty is pretty neat as well!
     
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post #17 of 23
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Honestly never heard of them.

BTW, nice Toshiba, that's another brand Ive had for a gaming laptop, and it was nice.

Edit** that Malibal Brand looks cool, prices are reasonable too. Lifetime labor, 1 year parts warranty is pretty neat as well!
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...20xm,2855.html

Hmm.
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by identitycrisis View Post
Honestly never heard of them.

BTW, nice Toshiba, that's another brand Ive had for a gaming laptop, and it was nice.

Edit** that Malibal Brand looks cool, prices are reasonable too. Lifetime labor, 1 year parts warranty is pretty neat as well!
malibal and xotic pc are the most popular of the sager/clevo rebrand sellers from what ive noticed while looking on notebook forums
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Originally Posted by mylilpony View Post
malibal and xotic pc are the most popular of the sager/clevo rebrand sellers from what ive noticed while looking on notebook forums
Interesting, I really like the price and look of the malibals. I will have to remember that the next time I upgrade my notebook.
     
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