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Hello!

I'll be in the market for a laptop at the end of September, when i go to study abroad for about 6 months.

In that time, I would need a laptop that would go with me also to school if need be. Otherwise, I'll have it mostly in the dorm.

My requirements would be the following:

If possible, Haswell
1920x1080 (IPS?) panel 15" or 17".
500 GB would be more than enough storage
A SSD, or at least a hybrid drive if possible
discrete graphics, in the range of 740M possibly? Though I hear the haswell GPU is almost capable of running games. Does that hold true for laptops too?
(I would prefer the SSD over graphics, if budget won't permit)

requirements are things like matlab, office and browsing, and a few games here and there (Supreme Commander smile.gif )

I am currently looking at the Acer Aspire V5-573G and Acer Aspire V7-581.
The first is lacking a SSD, second is Ivy Bridge and has no discrete graphics, but it at least has a hybrid drive.

Absolute maximum of 850 € / 1130 $.

I am from Slovenia, which is in EU.
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Can anyone tell me how much can I expect to get for such a computer 6 months later? Say it'll be in the range of 1000-1100 $...
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