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i need your opinion on this laptop..

The Spec is as below:

CPU: 3rd gen. i7-3610QM
Graphic: NVIDIA GT630 (2GB DDR3 VRAM)
RAM: 2GB + 4GB DDR3 RAM
HDD: 750GB

U can look for the detail spec at the below link:

http://my.asus.com/Notebooks/Versatile_Performance/A55VM/#overview
post #2 of 7
My 2 cents
Plus:
*probably the best compromise quad laptop IB - fast yet not so expensive
*6GB RAM (though most have 6-8GB nowadays)
*good connectivity and networking
Minus:
*weak GPU when compared to how good the CPU is; they might have skipped the 630 altogether as it's not much better than the HD4000. If the lappy will be a CAO/CAD machine by all means, if it's for gaming I'd pick a dual core and a GTX 650 any day.
*HDD... one simply has to have an SSD, but you might be able to find an adapter to mount one in the DVD bay
*low res low quality screen
*not that much battery

Its only really positive point is the CPU, if that is important for you then go ahead; if not there are better options.
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post #3 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post

My 2 cents
Plus:
*probably the best compromise quad laptop IB - fast yet not so expensive
*6GB RAM (though most have 6-8GB nowadays)
*good connectivity and networking
Minus:
*weak GPU when compared to how good the CPU is; they might have skipped the 630 altogether as it's not much better than the HD4000. If the lappy will be a CAO/CAD machine by all means, if it's for gaming I'd pick a dual core and a GTX 650 any day.
*HDD... one simply has to have an SSD, but you might be able to find an adapter to mount one in the DVD bay
*low res low quality screen
*not that much battery
Its only really positive point is the CPU, if that is important for you then go ahead; if not there are better options.

This guy's made the points. tongue.gif Knowing your budget would be good I think. Might help. :3
     
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find a laptop that's putting all of its development costs into quality components, not just a good looking case
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my budget is about MYR 3K (USD 990). The main usage for the laptop are for work and gaming ( of course).

Can you suggest to me some of the laptop?
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Well what websites do you have access to? I know that shipping to an area outside the United States is kinda difficult to pull off.
     
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post #7 of 7
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For he website i not sure which website i can access..but i prefer to buy here in
Malaysia..maybe you can suggest/recommend some of the laptops in your mind for my reference..
Right now i'm in dilemma wheather i should for Asus, Lenovo or other brand (maybe).
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