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Well I kinda need one for the OCN Lan, I'm not willing to lug my 80lbs gorilla with me to Toronto.
How could your desktop be 80lbs.? Does it have lots of WC parts and multiple video cards? Never been to a LAN party before, but gotta love competition though.
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post #12 of 69
so build a mATX desktop with one of those handle cases biggrin.gif
 
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post #13 of 69
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How could your desktop be 80lbs.? Does it have lots of WC parts and multiple video cards? Never been to a LAN party before, but gotta love competition though.

Well the case is huge to begging with and its steal. Now add motherboard, PSU, 3gpu ect...plus add watercooling loop. It gets there fast.
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so build a mATX desktop with one of those handle cases biggrin.gif

True, but I will still need to rip my monitor off my wall mount, plus I cant find the stand. Big headache, I rather just buy a notebook.
    
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post #14 of 69
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so build a mATX desktop with one of those handle cases biggrin.gif

That would be a better option unless you're willing to bring your own monitor, mouse, and accessories. All I can think of is the Fragbox. Problem would be cooling the components and can't use multiple video cards, but at least it beats out some gaming laptops.
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post #15 of 69
Eurocoms ever crossed your mind?? Or even Malibals and Sagers??
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post #16 of 69
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Ive heard of sagers before, but there not nice looking lol
    
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post #17 of 69
Eurocom is just too expensive for OP, even if it is in Canada. He might have a better chance finding a gaming laptop for less on eBay. Sager laptops are rebranded Clevo laptops.
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post #18 of 69
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Ive heard of sagers before, but there not nice looking lol

Sagers are more of a gaming laptop in disguise.
 
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post #19 of 69
M14x graphics kind of suck for gaming (well, they're not bad, but the 560M is 40% faster). I'd probably go with an MSI GT683 or 780DXR. http://www.amazon.ca/MSI-GT683DXR-473US-15-6-Inch-I7-2670QM-SuperMulti/dp/B005M1OL1G/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1330572581&sr=1-2

http://www.amazon.ca/MSI-GT780DX-277US-17-3-Inch-I7-2670QM-SuperMulti/dp/B0062JM6EQ/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1330572518&sr=8-3

LAN party = own some noobs and show off some sick hardware biggrin.gif . The 780 has a backlit keyboard with programmable colors, that's riced out enough IMO. Bonus points for having a laptop louder than most desktops (not saying it is, but if you OC and overvolt the graphics.. it'll be loud and/or hot)
 
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post #20 of 69
I recently purchased an XoticPC Force 16F2-012 which is built on an MSI chassis and I've been pretty impressed with the quality.

For ~1350 USD I got a 2670QM, 570m, matte 1080p, 8GB HyperX 1600MHz, bluray 6x player, 750GB WD Scorpio Black, 60GB SSD (bought myself), etc.

Can't beat that price. I think the comparable MSI branded GT683 with the same specs cost something like $350 more so I think it was worth it.

Cooling is not too bad either. Obviously running Prime 95 you'll see temps in the low 80s, same with Furmark but games are something like 60-65 on each at stock clocks on the 570m when playing Skyrim on high @ 1080p.

If you want something to play games on you really shouldn't settle for anything less than a 6970m or a 570m. 560m only has 192 CUDA as opposed to the 336 on the 570m, albeit at a lower clock speed (200 MHz).

But as you can see with the somewhat low temps in games you could probably get away with some overclocking. Some people were able to get 700+ MHz on the same chassis.

Obviously YMMV but it's a great laptop. The brick is huge though (180w) and you NEED to use it to wake up the 570m from it's slumber for full clock speeds. Other than that I love it.
Edited by blackbalt89 - 2/29/12 at 7:48pm
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