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How does this compare to the Samsung deal with TigerDirect two weeks ago? I snagged it and love it, it came with the A6 3420m for 400 bucks new.
Edited by kLuTz - 4/17/12 at 11:56pm
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Originally Posted by kLuTz View Post

How does this compare to the Samsung deal with TigerDirect two weeks ago? I snagged it and love it, it came with the A6 4320m for 400 bucks new.

I'm assuming you mean the A6 3420m... The reason this laptop is so great IMO is one thing... The 6650 dedicated gpu. That's the main reason I got it. If it's the Samsung I'm thinking of.. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1766274&CatId=4938

The Lenovo everyone is talking about on this thread http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246328 and the Asus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230216 (This is the comp the thread was made for) are both WAY better than the Samsung in terms of gaming performance.

Personally... That's all I care about. (And temps, which is why I chose the Asus over the Lenovo)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230216
*AMD Quad-Core A6-3400M 1.4GHz (ez to OC and undervolt) thumb.gif
*4 GB PC3-10600 (1333 MHz) DDR3 (1x4gb stick, so you could add another 4gb ez)
*6650m 1gb gpu (6720g2 w/ the apu) thumb.gif
*500gb hdd (5400 rpm)
*6-cell battery
*15.6" LED backlight screen
Only downsides I see are the 90 day warranty and not the best screen quality.
One reviewer summed it up saying "Screen isn't great by any means, though the banding is fixed by a BIOS update, but it isn't bad compared to other laptops in this price range. A little grainy in darker areas but nothing terribly noticeable."
I'm in for one! thumb.gif
Edit:
(AMD calls the gpu combination of the 6650m and 6520g the AMD Radeon HD 6720g2)
(The cpu also has an unlocked multiplier for those wanting to OC)
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Out of stock guys frown.gif
If only ebay would've paid me earlier, now I have to spend another $40 if I want to buy it from an eBay seller or I'll have to find another source to buy a refurb. Anybody care to help me on my quest?
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Umm, I'm not even sure if people are interested in this laptop however I just want to tell you that it seems that eBay are still planning on selling the laptop, its back in stock again!
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Back in stock thumb.gif
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An amazing budget gaming laptop if you're willing to sit through some headaches. Be warned that there are alot of problems with drivers that make overclocking a nightmare, and openGL games do not use the dedicated card unless you have the modded BIOS with fixed mode (only using dedicated GPU)
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Do you think i can get a hold of that laptop? i wanted a decent laptop for carry around for cheap like to run borderlands low.. thnx. it sayss out of stock :/
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Do you think i can get a hold of that laptop? i wanted a decent laptop for carry around for cheap like to run borderlands low.. thnx. it sayss out of stock :/

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2008029&CatId=4935

^ This is $50 more, but has a better cpu, and gpu thumb.gif

(and these laptops would both run borderlands on high)
Edited by CpHaAiOnS - 6/7/12 at 10:06am
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