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What do you mean, what you're going to do with it?

Upgrade or sell it.
    
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Which one do you have, and its not getting the job done?
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Which one do you have, and its not getting the job done?

It's in my sig. It's just that with new IB/Kepler hardware that came out, my 2012 NP9130 is bested by a 2013 NP9130 by about 20% in most benchies/games.
    
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Sorry been on the tablet today(mobile site), isn't the something better bug always there for OCN members?
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Sorry been on the tablet today(mobile site), isn't the something better bug always there for OCN members?

Yeah its always there......I really been hardcore thinking about a mITX build lately.....I just miss the "tinkering" and I have to admit, OCing.
    
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Order for the smaller laptop just got delayed, the UPS truck hit closed highway into Kansas City. We got 10 inches of snow in like 5 hours, so everything is shut down. Supposedly we will get another 2-6 more tonight. And people in Canada are like "what is it July down there?"
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i think the sager would be your best option then (considerind you've looked over all the options)
one of my friend called dell directly to order an alienware (2000$ one) and after some arguing he only paid 1400$.
but it's hard to go wrong with sager

that's a bit insane, would dell really knock $600 of the sticker price after some haggling? if so I might actually consider getting one, alienware laptops really do have the best resale value.
how long did it take your friend to talk dell down on the price?
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that's a bit insane, would dell really knock $600 of the sticker price after some haggling? if so I might actually consider getting one, alienware laptops really do have the best resale value.
how long did it take your friend to talk dell down on the price?

TBH I've heard this many times on NoteBookReview.com... Their Alienware section is littered with stories of people calling Dell and haggling the price well below the listed price.
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I've actually done it myself. Just before I bought this laptop, I almost got a newer R3 for $1300. But this one was for $900 and within 10% of the performance in games. tongue.gif
     
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Xoticpc was not having any kind of discount. I have called and got a small discount from dell before, as well as HP.
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