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So what's the point of the graphics gain with all the risk?
Some thing to do later down the road when I get a different laptop in maybe 4-5 years.
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So what's the point of the graphics gain with all the risk?

ever carried a desktop?
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Some thing to do later down the road when I get a different laptop in maybe 4-5 years.

i suggest buying the 6970M now then, while they are still availible/ reasonably priced. historically high end mobile GPUs get EXTREMELY expensive after their cycles.

for perspective, replacement 7900 GS's for my M9700 sometimes run $200 and up. And they get outperformed by a modern 540M
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You should have stayed at NBR... notebook info here is not that good or you get the "buy a desktop" rhetoric. The upgrade is not that hard and i would bet you have little to no warranty left considering the g73jh has not been available new in over 1.5 years. You have the desktop, you feel like tinkering...go for it. It is a significant upgrade.
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Sounds like a challenge ... Parts what I would worry about ... and heck I think you should do it if you want to spend the money!! smile.gif

Just know this could and very fast become exponentially $$$ costly!
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You should have stayed at NBR... notebook info here is not that good or you get the "buy a desktop" rhetoric. The upgrade is not that hard and i would bet you have little to no warranty left considering the g73jh has not been available new in over 1.5 years. You have the desktop, you feel like tinkering...go for it. It is a significant upgrade.
xD I have a 3 month warranty but this would be a future project when I get a new laptop.
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