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Seems everyone ignores the posts that lack detail. >_> Choose what you will then... The Sager NP6165 is the same thing as all of that, but built with actual quality in mind.
Its not that i ignored your post, i looked at the site, and found no financing pament details...
If im wrong, please correct me, but if im correct, then it appears its not me who is the one doing the ignoring.
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I did that with my U3011, got $500 knocked off the price.

well ill be damned.. too late now i guess

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Lenovo Y480 14" screen, GT 650M, $750. Only problem might be the 1366x768 resolution but it's not so bad really.
http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:category.details?current-catalog-id=12F0696583E04D86B9B79B0FEC01C087&current-category-id=C7563337D3E07CC4B84607F2E57AE7FD&action=init#.UI1wJobhfLY
Or you could do the Y580 the 15.6" version with GTX 660M. It starts at $850 for a lowest one but also has 1366x768. Another $100 for the version with 1080p screen and blu-ray.
http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:category.details?current-catalog-id=12F0696583E04D86B9B79B0FEC01C087&current-category-id=C7563337D3E07CC4B84607F2E57AE7FD&action=init#.UI1wJobhfLY

Pooooo... those look decent and well priced and i belice financing is available too judging from the bottom of the page.



thanks everyone smile.gif the dell has already been put on order.
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Its not that i ignored your post, i looked at the site, and found no financing pament details...
If im wrong, please correct me, but if im correct, then it appears its not me who is the one doing the ignoring.

If I were ignoring your requests for a machine made with quality, I'd have too recommended a Dell or an Acer or something along those lines. I wouldn't buy a new Dell for any reason if I had other options out there. Financing a laptop will cost you around 50% more than the machine's cost, so in all reality, you're paying more for less. >_> Somewhat sad if you ask me. The specs of the machine aren't worth doing it by payments because it's not like a car where it's natural to do so. If you stopped making payments, they take the machine back. Money and all being gone. Not worth the risk if you ask me. >_>
     
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If I were ignoring your requests for a machine made with quality, I'd have too recommended a Dell or an Acer or something along those lines. I wouldn't buy a new Dell for any reason if I had other options out there. Financing a laptop will cost you around 50% more than the machine's cost, so in all reality, you're paying more for less. >_> Somewhat sad if you ask me. The specs of the machine aren't worth doing it by payments because it's not like a car where it's natural to do so. If you stopped making payments, they take the machine back. Money and all being gone. Not worth the risk if you ask me. >_>

Here let me lay some things out for you. First and foremost
A) im no where near rich. Dropping 1k$ on a machine is completely out of the question
B) paying it off in 6 months or less waves the financing interest, so it doesnt "cost more"(was stated in one of my posts)
C)putting it on my credit card would cause me to gaather interest on it no matter how fast its paid off
d) it clearly states in my original post that it must be financed. if you are going to ignore that and post somthing that doesnt fit my requirements, then you have no right to be upset when i discard your reccomendation.

i wod really like to know why you feel your brand has better quality anyways. you never did say why
post #24 of 29
The horror stories you hear about Dell aren't people who threw around their laptop and complain that it broke. They were due to really shoddy performing systems that either worked only briefly before dying, never worked at all or work with daily issues. You don't get those problems with a company like Clevo. The companies Sager, Malibal, and XoticPC are Clevo re-distributors and I've never heard of one horror story with any of them regarding anything. Also, build quality is an issue with Dell machines. They mass produce poorly constructed machines in an effort to make profit. You don't get that from Clevo because a quality machine will leave a more powerful response at the end of the day.

If you look at resellerratings.com you'll see Dell has one of the worst ratings possible on the site. If you look at Sager, you'll see it's not the best but it's better in every way.

According to THIS, Dell has, out of 1400 reviews, an overall rating of 0.79/10. LESS THAN 1/10.

So tell me, does this not speak leagues to you about quality as a whole?
     
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The horror stories you hear about Dell aren't people who threw around their laptop and complain that it broke. They were due to really shoddy performing systems that either worked only briefly before dying, never worked at all or work with daily issues. You don't get those problems with a company like Clevo. The companies Sager, Malibal, and XoticPC are Clevo re-distributors and I've never heard of one horror story with any of them regarding anything. Also, build quality is an issue with Dell machines. They mass produce poorly constructed machines in an effort to make profit. You don't get that from Clevo because a quality machine will leave a more powerful response at the end of the day.
If you look at resellerratings.com you'll see Dell has one of the worst ratings possible on the site. If you look at Sager, you'll see it's not the best but it's better in every way.
According to THIS, Dell has, out of 1400 reviews, an overall rating of 0.79/10. LESS THAN 1/10.
So tell me, does this not speak leagues to you about quality as a whole?

i suppose if you look at numbers.
and i said i wanted to stay away from dell (even though i know many people who have one that never encountered such issues)
but it comes back to my original statement
financing.

if i could drop that much money on my credit card worry free, i would.

Im also kinda sensing you have a personal grudge considering you own a dell yourself.
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i suppose if you look at numbers.
and i said i wanted to stay away from dell (even though i know many people who have one that never encountered such issues)
but it comes back to my original statement
financing.
if i could drop that much money on my credit card worry free, i would.
Im also kinda sensing you have a personal grudge considering you own a dell yourself.

The differences between an Alienware and a Dell are considerable. For one, it's a completely separate team of individuals who make these machines. Also, the M17x R2 was known for it's quality at that since it was merely a revision of the crazy popular M17x that featured the Core iX lineup. If you pick up any of the machines from Dell's line and set them next to one of their Alienware branded machines, you'll instantly feel a difference just by holding one or the other. Just sayin'. tongue.gif

Also, this machine has gone through HELL and back just since I got a hold of it back in May and it's still running after around two and a half, nearly three, years. The GPUs I've been using aren't even supported by the BIOS and they run just fine. The CPU was briefly overclocked 1.8GHz over stock settings and it maintained that through a few Vantage runs. The Motherboard capacity for system memory is 8GB, but I've got 16GB running no problem at the moment.

If you want to know about quality, you need only look a bit further than what's right in front of you.

Also, I got this machine, with half the RAM it has now, for $900 shipped. That's what I got for looking.
     
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The differences between an Alienware and a Dell are considerable. For one, it's a completely separate team of individuals who make these machines. Also, the M17x R2 was known for it's quality at that since it was merely a revision of the crazy popular M17x that featured the Core iX lineup. If you pick up any of the machines from Dell's line and set them next to one of their Alienware branded machines, you'll instantly feel a difference just by holding one or the other. Just sayin'. tongue.gif
Also, this machine has gone through HELL and back just since I got a hold of it back in May and it's still running after around two and a half, nearly three, years. The GPUs I've been using aren't even supported by the BIOS and they run just fine. The CPU was briefly overclocked 1.8GHz over stock settings and it maintained that through a few Vantage runs. The Motherboard capacity for system memory is 8GB, but I've got 16GB running no problem at the moment.
If you want to know about quality, you need only look a bit further than what's right in front of you.
Also, I got this machine, with half the RAM it has now, for $900 shipped. That's what I got for looking.

O_o

so why wouldnt you just tell me to go with the alienware that i posted in the first place, the m14x
anyways. you can keep going on if you want to. Ill give a runthrough of the new laptop when it arrives, i doubt its gonna be as noticably horrible as you seem to portray it to be
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Because the M14x is severely overpriced for what you can get elsewhere. I wouldn't finance a laptop though. I'm just more for paying for it up front at that moment in time. if you don't have the cash for it, you don't get it. That's how I see it, otherwise I'd have the monstrous M18x at the moment personally. It's too much of a risk if you ask me.

Also, I don't portray the notebooks individually as being poorly made but most of them end up being that way. Too late now I suppose. >_>
     
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Because the M14x is severely overpriced for what you can get elsewhere. I wouldn't finance a laptop though. I'm just more for paying for it up front at that moment in time. if you don't have the cash for it, you don't get it. That's how I see it, otherwise I'd have the monstrous M18x at the moment personally. It's too much of a risk if you ask me.
Also, I don't portray the notebooks individually as being poorly made but most of them end up being that way. Too late now I suppose. >_>

lol financing isnt really a risk if you are good with your money.
I may not be rich but im definitly stable and responsible.
Ill be fine smile.gif i dont think ill regret this decision
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