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Bought an ASUS G46VW, did I get a good deal?

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Just purchased this for school, it has to last me about 4 years and I have a bit of money left over for upgrades if necessary. Did I get a good deal?

Asus G46VW-BSI5N06 2GB NVIDIA GTX 660M 14"
Processor
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3720QM 2.6GHz (6MB Cache, up to 3.6GHz w/ Turbo Boost 2.0) - $275.00
Thermal Paste
FREE IC Diamond on CPU + GPU
Operating System
Genuine Windows® 8, 64bit, English
Keyboard Backlight Color
White (Standard)
Video Card
NVIDIA 2GB GTX 660M GDDR5
LCD Panel
14.0" HD+ Antiglare with EWV (1600x900) LED Backlight - $125.00
Display Guarantee
Standard Asus Zero Bright Dot Warranty
Memory
8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1600MHz (2DIMMS)
mSATA SSD
Crucial M4 SATA3 6Gb/s 64GB mSATA SSD -$105.00
Intel SRT Option (SSD Caching) - Operating System, 64GB mSATA SSD, no RAID, and primary hard drive required
None
Primary Hard Drive
750GB 7,200 RPM SATA 3Gb/s -$35.00
Asus ROG Front Lid Logo Color
White Asus Front Lid Logo
Battery Options
6 Cells 6260 mAh 69 Whrs Polymer Battery (Internal)
Power Adapter
1 AC Power Adapter (supports 100-240V)
Wireless Cards
Killer™ Wireless-N 1202 a/g/n 2x2 MIMO for Gaming & Video - $60.00
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0 Included
Warranty and Service
Asus and HIDevolution 1 Year U.S. Warranty with LIFETIME HIDevolution Technical Support

G46VW-BSI5N06 1 $1,499.00
Subtotal $1,499.00
Shipping & Handling $66.36
Grand Total $1,565.36
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not really. Can you send it back for a refund?
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Are you mainly interested in 14" laptops? For that price you can get better performance.

Edit: For example : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834231001
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