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Well, I'm looking for a gaming laptop guys and need some help. I did find these two what do you guys think. Asus - G53SX-DH71 and Alienware-M14x. If there's any other mother I should consider let me know. Need it for June so I'm not in a hurry tbh.
    
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Does it have to be BB? Can't it be Newegg?

You could get the G53 or even a G74 for cheaper than BB's price.
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I have an Asus G60VX and my brother has an Asus G73JH, and I can tell you.
Asus makes one of the best solid gaming laptops ever.

I've had this for about 3-4 years now with no problems!

Also, Alienware isn't worth it for the price, it's all namebrand. Asus stands up to their name as "Republic of Gamers"

I'm in the process of building my desktop because I need a little more power thumb.gif

All in all, Asus is a solid choice

+1 for Asus
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Sager NP8130 or NP8170. Much, much cheaper than the M14x with all the same features when customized (purchase from www.XoticPC.com, not straight from Sager) and a lot better build quality. Not to mention lifetime warranty on labor for free.

I purchased a NP8130 from them and I was extremely happy with the purchase.

Otherwise MSI and ASUS make great notebooks too, but I would go with Sager since they are cheaper, have better build quality, 1080p screens (you can choose matte if you want, as well as 95% gamut), and they have much better cooling.

Links:

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8130-clevo-p151hm1-p-2973.html

http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8170-clevo-p170hm-p-2971.html

http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Xotic_PC

Not trying to advertise for XoticPC btw, their customer service is just simply amazing. I have had a few friends order from them as well after I recommended it to them and they have been extremely happy with the service.
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Does it have to be BB? Can't it be Newegg?
You could get the G53 or even a G74 for cheaper than BB's price.

I can do ncix as newegg shipping to Canada is horrendous.
    
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Also the Alienware I would be getting a deal on it, but dont know final price. I dont want to spend more then $1500
    
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I can do ncix as newegg shipping to Canada is horrendous.

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I say the G53 then if nothing else. I always seem to miss the location of the OP at the strangest times.
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IMHO.."Gaming" and "Laptop" should not be used in the same sentence. ninja.gif
 
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I was in the same situation for a gaming laptop. I go with either Asus, MSI, or Sager laptops. A 17" is pretty big and heavy, but it looks so nice. Of course, there will be heating issues so be sure to have a way of cooling the laptop. Alienware is overpriced when the three I listed above are much more 'affordable'. Wait and see if nVidia will be releasing new mobile video cards (6xxm) for their laptops.
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I was in the same situation for a gaming laptop. I go with either Asus, MSI, or Sager laptops. A 17" is pretty big and heavy, but it looks so nice. Of course, there will be heating issues so be sure to have a way of cooling the laptop. Alienware is overpriced when the three I listed above are much more 'affordable'. Wait and see if nVidia will be releasing new mobile video cards (6xxm) for their laptops.

True, like I mentioned need it around June. So you never know.
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IMHO.."Gaming" and "Laptop" should not be used in the same sentence. ninja.gif

Well I kinda need one for the OCN Lan, I'm not willing to lug my 80lbs gorilla with me to Toronto.
    
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