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Looking to buy a "gaming" laptop that cost under $1100 Canadian with a 17.3 inch screen.

Anyone have any good suggestions?
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Is it imperative you have a gaming laptop as opposed to a gaming desktop?
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Is it imperative you have a gaming laptop as opposed to a gaming desktop?

Yes, the person I am getting this for moves around quite frequently.
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What kind of games are to be played?
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I don't think you will be able to get a 17.3" for under $1100. I found two gaming laptops that are 15.6" for less than $1100.

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=81912&vpn=59359557&manufacture=Lenovo%20Consumer&promoid=1213
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=83826&vpn=9S7%2D16FK11%2D021&manufacture=MSI%2FMicroStar&promoid=1393
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What kind of games are to be played?

LoL
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LoL is not very demanding, and this is probably overkill, but I did find this:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834314129CVF&IsVirtualParent=1
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