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Buy a new Laptop or wait??

post #1 of 8
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I guys..

I would need a laptop for the university, but I don't know if I wait for Laptops that acepts DirectX 10 or not...

What do you think?? Should I buy now an Asus A8Js, or wait for the santa rosa, directX 10 and the 802.11n??


Thanks
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post #2 of 8
if their are going to be DX10 gpus in laptops anytime soon their going to be hot and expensive, i'd just get a good laptop now.
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post #3 of 8
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And when do you think that DirectX 10 cames out in laptops??
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post #4 of 8
hmm hard to tell, i might just being dumb and they're already out. check a site like www.alienware.com
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2x80GB WDC TSST DVDRW + Samsung DVD XP Pro SP2 Samsung 17" 710n LCD 
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Not good... ASPIRE 520w 35@12V RAIDMAX SMILODON Razer Diamondback 
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cant complain..
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2x80GB WDC TSST DVDRW + Samsung DVD XP Pro SP2 Samsung 17" 710n LCD 
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post #5 of 8
They're not out yet.

No news on when they arrive; should be a few months at the least.
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post #6 of 8
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The alienware don't have nothing yet...

It just don't exist for laptops (yet)... So, should I buy the A8Js or wait???

Thanks in advance..
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post #7 of 8
No, I'd wait. There's absolutely no reason for the newer GPU's to be hot because they (as well as the CPU) will be 65nm, and therefore require and produce less energy. Just wait a bit.
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheKraken View Post
No, I'd wait. There's absolutely no reason for the newer GPU's to be hot because they (as well as the CPU) will be 65nm, and therefore require and produce less energy. Just wait a bit.

But... I thought that the G80 was 90nm......
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CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Core2Duo 7700 512Mb (dedicated) 2Gb 667Mhz 120Gb 
OSMonitorMouse
Vista Ultimate 32bits Asus VW202 20" Logitech G5 
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CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Core2Duo 7700 512Mb (dedicated) 2Gb 667Mhz 120Gb 
OSMonitorMouse
Vista Ultimate 32bits Asus VW202 20" Logitech G5 
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