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The problem is battery. Gaming consumes a lot of power and wherever you go with the laptop you will need to plug it, making it less portable than you thought. If you only live and work in one place I would suggest sticking to a desktop, getting better price/performance.

Of course when you are gaming it will use a lot of power. Otherwise they generally get pretty good battery life. Mine (Supernova in my sig) gets around 4 hours if I'm careful with it. I surfed the internet yesterday while zeroing out a hard drive for about 3 hours yesterday. Modern laptops can shut down or throttle pretty much every part in them.
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post #102 of 112
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Would This Laptop Be a worthwhile Purchase or just Wait around save a little more and get one From Xotic ?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230408

I was looking at Xotic PC , And id heavlily consider a notebook with SLI or CF if they dont have any CF available just Snag atleast a 680
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post #103 of 112
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Would This Laptop Be a worthwhile Purchase or just Wait around save a little more and get one From Xotic ?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230408
I was looking at Xotic PC , And id heavlily consider a notebook with SLI or CF if they dont have any CF available just Snag atleast a 680



On that G75 a reviewer reccommends getting a g75 with a 660 i know the 670 and 680s are Rebranded Cards , would the 660 really be that much better.
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post #104 of 112
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On that G75 a reviewer reccommends getting a g75 with a 660 i know the 670 and 680s are Rebranded Cards , would the 660 really be that much better.

I think that G75 is overpriced. That is right at what I bought my laptop for, my buddy got his (i5 dual core quad thread, 8GB RAM, and 650m for barely over $1k). The 680m is not a rebrand, the 670m and 675m are rebrands. If I had to choose between the 660m, 670m, and 675m I would pick the 660, it will be a little slower but it runs really cool and should overclock nicely.
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I think that G75 is overpriced. That is right at what I bought my laptop for, my buddy got his (i5 dual core quad thread, 8GB RAM, and 650m for barely over $1k). The 680m is not a rebrand, the 670m and 675m are rebrands. If I had to choose between the 660m, 670m, and 675m I would pick the 660, it will be a little slower but it runs really cool and should overclock nicely.

Kk ill have to keep Putting Money away and really Decide.
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post #106 of 112
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I think that G75 is overpriced. That is right at what I bought my laptop for, my buddy got his (i5 dual core quad thread, 8GB RAM, and 650m for barely over $1k). The 680m is not a rebrand, the 670m and 675m are rebrands. If I had to choose between the 660m, 670m, and 675m I would pick the 660, it will be a little slower but it runs really cool and should overclock nicely.

Kk ill have to keep Putting Money away and really Decide.

If you really want something better than the 660m you should get the 7970m. It is a great card. Should be right at 680m performance for several hundred dollars less.
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post #107 of 112
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If you really want something better than the 660m you should get the 7970m. It is a great card. Should be right at 680m performance for several hundred dollars less.

It's about half the price, around $200 less. But there's a minor issue concerning Enduro and the 7970M with a Clevo machine, which happens to be the primary chassis that everyone looks to when buying a gaming machine. Sager uses the Clevo chassis.

I have to say that if you're gonna go for a 680M in a laptop that you'd need to save around... $1,800 minimum. tongue.gif The 680M is EXPENSIVE.
     
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post #108 of 112
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It's about half the price, around $200 less. But there's a minor issue concerning Enduro and the 7970M with a Clevo machine, which happens to be the primary chassis that everyone looks to when buying a gaming machine. Sager uses the Clevo chassis.
I have to say that if you're gonna go for a 680M in a laptop that you'd need to save around... $1,800 minimum. tongue.gif The 680M is EXPENSIVE.

What issue do you mean? I haven't run into any problems with Enduro on my machine.
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post #109 of 112
No. Don't do it.
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What issue do you mean? I haven't run into any problems with Enduro on my machine.

wut?

See that's the problem I see almost every time that I read about it. One person states they had no issues with it and the other says they get really crappy low framerates. (>.<)

It's a concern of most Clevo machines out there and is one reason why most people are going after Alienware or MSI or another brand of some sort. tongue.gif
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No. Don't do it.

Don't do what? O_o
     
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