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I am wanting to buy a new notebook for the following:

Coding
Photo/Video Editing
Business Tasks (Quick books etc.)
School related tasks
Gaming

I have narrowed it down to the following three models but I cannot decide between them. I want it to be powerful/portable/good on battery and that is why I went with a 15.6". Please let me know what you think

Origin Eon15-S - $2400 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
1920 x 1080 15.6" FHD LED Backlit Matte Display
Genuine MS Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit Edition
Intel Core i7 3740QM Quad-Core 2.70GHz (3.70GHz TurboBoost), 6MB Cache
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz (2 X 4GB)
Single 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
256GB Samsung 840 Pro Series SSD
8X DVD+/-R/RW/4X +DL Super-Multi Slim Drive
Integrated High-Definition Audio with THX TruStudio Pro and up to 7.1 Channel support
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 Wireless dual-band module - Up to 450 Mbps

Pros-
Looks good thumb.gif
Supposedly they have great service

Cons- Priciest of the three

Sager NP9150- $1800 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
1920 x 1080 15.6" FHD LED Backlit Matte Display
Genuine MS Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit Edition
Intel® Ivy Bridge Core™ i7-3630QM (2.4GHz - 3.4GHz, 6MB Intel® Smart Cache
8GB DDR3 1600MHz (2 X 4GB)
Single 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
750GB SATA Hard Drive (Data Drvive)
256GB Crucial M4 SSD (OS Drive)
8X DVD+/-R/RW/4X +DL Super-Multi Slim Drive
Integrated High-Definition Audio with THX TruStudio Pro and up to 7.1 Channel support
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 Wireless dual-band module - Up to 450 Mbps

Pros-
Good service from Xotic?
Cheaper

Cons- Not as much bling

MSI GT60 0NE-249US-$2236 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
1920 x 1080 15.6" FHD LED Backlit Matte Display
Genuine MS Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit Edition
Intel® Ivy Bridge Core™ i7-3630QM (2.4GHz - 3.4GHz, 6MB Intel® Smart Cache
12GB DDR3 1600MHz (2 X 4GB)
Single 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M
256GB Crucial M4 SSD (OS Drive)
8X DVD+/-R/RW/4X +DL Super-Multi Slim Drive + 6x Blu Ray
Sound Blaster Compatible 3D Audio
Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 Wireless dual-band module - Up to 450 Mbps

Pros-
Good service from Xotic?
2 Year Warranty
Steel Series Keyboard
GTX 680M standard
More memory
RAID capable

Cons- I am not sure about MSI


What are you all's thoughts on these? I know bot the Sager and Origin are based off the same Clevo chassis but are there any real differences other than looks?
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I'd go for the Sager honestly. It is much cheaper for nearly identical performance of the Origin. The CPU is a model down and the 840 pro is better than the M4, but that is not worth $600 in differences.

MSI are hideous to me.

That is all.
   
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I agree that the Sager is the best to go for. tongue.gif Really, there's no difference between Origin and Sager, they both use Clevo laptops so... the price influx is pointless.

If it matters, OriginPC is the original Alienware crew. tongue.gif
     
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Why wouldn't you configure the NP9150 with a GTX 680m?
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I prefer the MSI (besides the horrible appearance), but some of its advantages do not matter to most people. Get whichever is cheaper. GentechPC sells MSI models cheaper than XoticPC and has better service; LPC-Digital sells Sagers for less than XoticPC and has better service.

Why do people act as if Origin sells a unique brand of laptops?
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I've heard that the speakers in the MSI are significantly better than the speakers in the Sager, and that the keyboard is better. That's what I've heard, but have no first hand experience to back that up. That's something to keep in mind if built in speakers matter to you (they do to me).

If you head over HERE there's a lot of very knowledgeable members and representatives from the various resellers like XoticPC, Malibal, Mythlogic, etc... I've been reading around there lately because I'm also thinking about getting a gaming laptop soon (after Haswell and next gen GPUs hit).
 
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MSI does have steelseries keyboard and I believe Dynaudio? When they first came out a couple years ago, it really did get a lot of praise for the audio quality. The Sager has 2 speakers + a subwoofer, so it cannot be that bad. My Lenovo with it's JBL speakers sounds quite decent for what it is and can crank pretty loudly without distortion. But honestly, you aren't going to be using the speakers for gaming are you? Most likely you will be using headphones.
   
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Well, after actually looking at the MSI, it does LOOK better than their previous models. Before they were all flashy and piano gloss black and just seemed cheap to me. Looks like they toned it down a bit.
   
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MSI does have steelseries keyboard and I believe Dynaudio? When they first came out a couple years ago, it really did get a lot of praise for the audio quality. The Sager has 2 speakers + a subwoofer, so it cannot be that bad. My Lenovo with it's JBL speakers sounds quite decent for what it is and can crank pretty loudly without distortion. But honestly, you aren't going to be using the speakers for gaming are you? Most likely you will be using headphones.

HERE is a string of people all complaining about the poor buil in speakers. It seems like Sager's biggest weakness is their speakers. A common complaint about the updated Clevo/Sager lineup coming this summer is that they're sticking with the Onkyo speakers.

I'm still considering going Sager with my next laptop once Haswell and the next gen GPUs hit, but am willing to accept that the cost of great power and cooling at a low price is that the built in audio will be poor. Even with MSI having better sound quality, they're still ugly as sin and that alone takes them off of my radar unless I find a deal that's too good to pass up.

Even if you don't plan on gaming with the speakers, they're convenient for watching YouTube videos.
 
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I agree that speaker quality is not a big factor for a laptop. No matter what laptop you get, it will not touch a real speaker setup, so I see that as a moot point. As long as the sound gets decently loud without distorting, I'd be fine. But I do agree that MSI looks ugly compared to other brands.
   
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