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Hey guys im a gamer looking for a new laptop, as my 2yr old hp gave out on me (,onitor and battery broke). So im liking the lenovo y580 seen here
http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?GroupID=457&Code=20994RU&category_id=AC523278A4F13F27A84F5F5622D1AC7A#.UJa3mfW1iYI . So what do you think guys give me some advice and possible alternatives (no Hp plz) please n thanks (wanna stay below $1000).
post #2 of 7
Looks good to me, but I would look into an ASUS G75 or G74 if you were into gaming.
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Look in ibuypower.com you have the Battalion 101 CZ-13 Gaming Laptop for just $899
Full HD 1920x1080 Widescreen LED TFT
Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM Mobile Processor (4x 2.4GHz/6MB L3 Cache)
4GB [4GB x 1] 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 2GB GDDR3 Video
500 GB 5400rpm Serial-ATA Super Slim Laptop Hard Drive
Windows 8
I will choose that option:
Full HD 1920x1080 Widescreen LED TFT
Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM Mobile Processor (4x 2.4GHz/6MB L3 Cache)
8GB [8GB x 1] 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM [Laptop Memory] - G.SKILL
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 2GB GDDR3 Video
500 GB 7200rpm Serial-ATA Laptop Hybrid Hard Drive with 4GB SSD or 750GB 7200rpm SATA Super Slim Laptop Hard Drive
Windows 8
Price: $965 or $987

http://www.ibuypower.com/Store/Battalion_101_CZ-13_Gaming_Laptop
post #4 of 7
OK... leonovo is better XD
post #5 of 7
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isnt my option better than that one due to the more powerful graphics card n more ram? im not a big hd nut so not really big deal for me
post #6 of 7
Why are the copmputer so cheap in USA? In europe i bought my DV6 for 750€ when the normal price was around 1000€, I bought it for $960!!!! and the leonovo has a ******* gtx 660m!!!!! and my laptop just a 6770m!!!!! madsmiley.pngwheee.gif
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Why are the copmputer so cheap in USA? In europe i bought my DV6 for 750€ when the normal price was around 1000€, I bought it for $960!!!! and the leonovo has a ******* gtx 660m!!!!! and my laptop just a 6770m!!!!! madsmiley.pngwheee.gif

Because America is awes-no it's not... tongue.gif


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