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So I am looking at the 8150. Looking for a solid gaming laptop, and it seems like they bring the most to the table. The reviews always look good, and my friends with them like them as well. I am planning on getting it unless someone here thinks that there is a much better option out there.

If I do go with the Sager though, where should I buy it? I can get it directly off their site, or it looks like there are other sites too that have them such as:
www.rjtech.com
www.xoticpc.com
www.powernotebooks.com
www.pcmicroworks.com

Is it better/cheaper/more reliable to get it from one of those or Sager directly?

Thanks a ton in advance smile.gif
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I find xotic, rjtech, powernotebooks and eurocom the most reliable. Either one of them will be fine, its just a matter of the pricing. I think its also cheaper to get it off a 3rd party re-seller. RJtech and Xotic are hardware reps on NotebookReview.com as well so its easy to get in touch if you have problems
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Originally Posted by Uncivilised View Post

I find xotic, rjtech, powernotebooks and eurocom the most reliable. Either one of them will be fine, its just a matter of the pricing. I think its also cheaper to get it off a 3rd party re-seller. RJtech and Xotic are hardware reps on NotebookReview.com as well so its easy to get in touch if you have problems

So there is no difference at all other than price? Like they give full warranty and the exact same laptop?

Thanks for the help. +rep

Other opinions are welcome as well!
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www.gentechpc.com

As well. Tho i would probably buy from xotic
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Thanks for that recommendation as well. +rep

I've never ordered from xotic, do they have good reviews and stuff?
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Ive been looking at www.malibal.com they sell sager/clevo notebooks under their own brand. Their prices seem reasonable, and they have active members who post over on a notebook forum I visit. Which makes me feel better, they are helpful and read through posts as well. I don't own one but it seems like most people like what they receive. They are just re-branded clevos from what I can tell.

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I bought my Sager from Xotic and was very pleased. Their customer service is good too. I emailed them several times with questions and they always answered within the same day with help. smile.gif
 
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post #8 of 10
xotic and malibal. pick whichever is cheaper.
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Next laptop I buy will be from Malibal with at least a 6970m level GPU. I love my Qosmio, but Toshiba doesn't meet the expectations that I have as a gamer. Gonna run this laptop as long as I can and then buy something new down the road. biggrin.gif Malibal, hope you're ready. devil.gif
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bigal1542 View Post

Thanks for that recommendation as well. +rep
I've never ordered from xotic, do they have good reviews and stuff?

Yea, ive ordered through them before and they were very professional. Gentech is also pretty good, forgot to mention thers a hardware rep on NBR for that company as well. I like companies that have reps on forums because it really shows they care about their customers and actually know what they talk about. The price between most of them will be similar as to warranty.
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