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Anyone seen the revised GX60?

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Looks to me like the Richland APU has made it into the machine. Might be worthwhile to check out the machine by this point. If I was in the market for a 15" machine, I MIGHT grab it.

Check it out:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152394
     
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If i remember correctly the old amd 4600m bottlenecked the 7970m pretty badly. From what I can tell the cpu in this is only slightly better leading to a slight reduction in bottlenecking. I wonder if this would outperform an intel cpu with a gtx 670mx, even with the bottleneck? I am hoping for some reviews since I am in the market for a laptop.
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I tought Kaveri was supposed to be released in Q3 2013 ?
On the laptop itself, never had it in my hands but from the photos it looks like its a big plasticy box that's either going to bend easily or is very thick and heavy.
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With Sager and Asus G series...why even look at that thing? The design looks like 2003 ish stuff. Whole thing screams cheap plastic.


Typing this from a 2+ year old G73.
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Wanting my next gaming laptop to last 3-4 years like my current gaming laptop, I just can't bring myself to buy a laptop with such a weak CPU. The GX60 is really nice and loaded with features, but the CPU is no better than my i7 720 so I know I'd be looking for a replacement within two years. Now if AMD made a hexcore variant [trading off some graphic architecture to maintain TDP] and tied that to the 7970m/8970m then I'd really be tempted, though I'd still probably wait to 2014 for a bunch of die shrinks and DDR4.
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post #6 of 6
Looks like the MSI GX70 will be coming in June or July with the A10-5750M and AMD Radeon HD 8970M.
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