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I am looking to buy a nice gaming laptop that has a IPS panel.

I would like to have at least the following

GTX660m , GTX670mx , GTX675mx , GTX680m , or the 7970m
i5 or i7 3rd gen
1920x1080
15" to 17" display
memory and hdd's don't matter because I can upgrade it later


I am looking at the Sager 9150 and the 9170 but they do not have the ips panels.



This is the 9170 priced at $1487 and the 9150 with the same specs come in at $1371

17.3" Sager FHD 16:9 "Glare Type" Super Clear Ultra Bright LED Glossy Screen w/ 90% NTSC Color Gamut (1920x1080)

Sager - 3rd Generation Intel® Ivy Bridge Core™ i7-3630QM (2.4GHz - 3.4GHz, 6MB Intel® Smart Cache, 45W Max TDP) (SKU – S2R174)

nVidia GeForce GTX 670MX 3,072MB PCI-Express GDDR5 DX11 with Optimus™ Technology [User Upgradeable] (SKU – S5R519)

16GB - DDR3 1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (4 SODIMMS) (SKU - S4T822P


Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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post #2 of 4
Usually you won't find gaming laptops with IPS panels because of the slower pixel response time that is inherent within IPS technology.
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The IPS panels aren't offered on gaming machines anymore. The M17x R2 I have was the last one to offer it and mine is two generations old.

That deal looks nice, but I'd go with the 72% Matte upgrade instead. The anti-glare screen is leagues better than the reflective screen and has fairly decent viewing angles. I've compared it to the screen I've got now and it's about equal...aside from the top and bottom angles. o.O
     
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Thanks for the responses.. I really wasnt for sure if they were any better than the normal TN panels.. I guess the IPS panels are more for graphic designers..

9150,, here i come..
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