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post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post

If you're not opposed to refurb, I'd look into grabbing an older Clevo from ebay. You can usually find a model on par with my Alienware for $800 without a solid state drive. smile.gif

The MSI listed isn't worth the listed price though. I'd say if you want a fully upgradable lappy, look for a used machine. That's what I buy. I got this machine in my sig for $700. biggrin.gif

I was wondering if it would be worth it since I have been out of the PC world since around the time of the 939 socket lol. Did your lappy need any other parts for that price? I had looked on ebay a while ago but everything needed something fixed to be "highend" in my price range. I would love for it to be fully upgradable. Graphics, RAM, HDD/SSD, and optical drive even. The biggest things I am looking for is dedicated graphics card, more than one HDD/SSD, and it being upgradable. I would love to get an i7 with 8+Gigs RAM but not sure if I will be able to find that with eveything else I want. I would also like it to be a buy it now since I dont really want to wait for a auction to end. I am just wondering if you could suggest some search parameters for me to narrow things down a little. could you give me some specs to look for. I will have my $800 available to use at 9am EST tomorrow (my bank sucks lol)
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post #12 of 15
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What about this one

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510p-i7-4700QM-GT750M-8GB-1TB-Gaming-Laptop-Lenovo-Warranty-/161160738982?pt=Laptops_Nov05&hash=item2585edb8a6

Only problem is I don't have money in my PayPal account anymore. All my Money is in the bank and I want to order a PC before the end of the week.
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post #13 of 15
Yeah that's a good deal. Much better than that MSI you listed prior.

As for paypal... that's how you pay through ebay.

Really though, black Friday is ought to have a few killer deals... might wanna wait...
     
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post #14 of 15
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What about this one?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Clevo-P150HM-Sager-NP8150-/271330681222?pt=Laptops_Nov05&hash=item3f2c91a186

Plus it would leave me some money for a upgrade or two now. But I'm unsure of what graphics it has and its only 6GB ram at this time.

I have been shopping around but Im not even sure where to shop really lol. I used to get my stuff from a local place till i saw how badly they inflated prices on even their lower end stuff. I was thinking of waiting till friday anyway but I not sure where to shop to be honest.
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post #15 of 15
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I found this one on ebay and it looks like my best bet but that is just my uneducated opinion. What do you think?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Custom-Built-Gaming-Laptop-Sager-NP6175-Clevo-W170ER-i7-3820-240GB-SSD-16GB-RAM-/190983989264?pt=Laptops_Nov05&hash=item2c77886810
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i5-3320M ASUS Motherboard GeForce GTX 660M ASUS RAM 
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5400 RPM Rosewill USB 2.0 Slim Aluminum 8x DVD Writer Ex... ASUS Windows 8.1 
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Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Blu-ray cooler master seidon 120V Windows 10 Pro Acer 24" LCD 
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Mouse
Zalmon GM4 
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i5-3320M ASUS Motherboard GeForce GTX 660M ASUS RAM 
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