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Hey guyz i am planning to buy a new laptop.Its Asus Lamborghini VX1 u can check it out on asus.com.It is for 2000£.Do you think i should go ahead and buy it or should buy some other laptop.Please let me kno as I am planning to buy it this week.Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 11
It's a nice looking laptop (160GB HD? 2GB RAM Core 2 Duo 2.0Ghz) but for 2000 Pounds ($3500 ) you can get a better deal than that.

Where do you plan to buy it from? What's your budget range?
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post #3 of 11
Its £2000 actually, which equals ~$3500 (pre-tax)
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post #4 of 11
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i dont have any budget.i just need a good laptop.
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post #5 of 11
Whoops, sorry about the confusion over currencies guys

Where can you get the laptop from? Dell.com? Asus.com? etc.

What will be the main uses for it? Do you want more battery life or more performance? What size screen do you want?

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post #6 of 11
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i want d bst performance (gaming) and m gonna buy it from london.
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post #7 of 11
I recomend for £2000, get a DELL XPS, if you are willing to spend more get a core 2 duo Alienware for 3000+.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OCZedd View Post
I recomend for £2000, get a DELL XPS, if you are willing to spend more get a core 2 duo Alienware for 3000+.
That is now officially a waste.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by OCZedd View Post
I recomend for £2000, get a DELL XPS, if you are willing to spend more get a core 2 duo Alienware for 3000+.
Yeah, agreed on the XPS. Although this isn't too bad either. 240GB hard drive is the only better benefit.

Get the XPS M2010 if you want a really large screen. It will cost more though...

Here is the XPS M1710 for exactly 2000 the way I configured it (without shipping/tax)
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whoa. . .free vista upgrades from dell? (third page) . . . hmmm
 
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