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Problem with MSI is their build quality has been shoddy for years now, has that been amended yet?

I have never heard of problems with the original stealth as I was researching it pretty heavy until i realized the refreshes were coming out. The only real complaint against it was the touch pad but I would never use that for gaming anyway.

That being said I have not owned a stealth but it seems to be their highest build quality laptop, its all aluminum very thin and light for the size. They also have a 15" version called the ghost that looks spectacular. If portability was not my main concern I would go with msi but the 14" razer is calling my name lol.
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Alrighty...

I have to say this now that I've done my research, It might be a better idea to go for the Sager rather than the Aorus. The new GTX 860M is unbelievable and the GTX 870M is just shy of matching the GTX 680MX...

The Aorus was a nice idea, but now with the arrival of the newer GPUs, I'm not so sure...
     
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Guess its time for the waiting game to see what products get the refresh lol
    
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Guess its time for the waiting game to see what products get the refresh lol

Yeah I would definitely wait for an 8xx series as its showing an average of 45% increase. Like the above poster said the 870 matches/beats the 780m
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By the way, OP, are you in any rush to buy a gaming laptop?
     
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By the way, OP, are you in any rush to buy a gaming laptop?

I am not in a serious rush, but I dont want to wait a super long time. I am hoping to get this laptop at the latest by the end of April
 
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I am not in a serious rush, but I dont want to wait a super long time. I am hoping to get this laptop at the latest by the end of April


It might be a little longer depending on how long it takes nvidia to get the 800m chips out
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It might be a little longer depending on how long it takes nvidia to get the 800m chips out

Well MSI and Razer plan for end of march early april shipping so I would think he is going to be fine for getting one by end of april as long as he jumps pretty quickly when they can be ordered. My razer is expected to ship in the first week of april so we will see if that pans out.
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What are your thoughts on ordering from some place like Gentech PC or Xotic PC? I can get my laptop Custom Colored and get better Thermal Paste applied.
 
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Well MSI and Razer plan for end of march early april shipping so I would think he is going to be fine for getting one by end of april as long as he jumps pretty quickly when they can be ordered. My razer is expected to ship in the first week of april so we will see if that pans out.
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What are your thoughts on ordering from some place like Gentech PC or Xotic PC? I can get my laptop Custom Colored and get better Thermal Paste applied.

I would apply the paste myself, its cheaper and then you'll know what you are doing with the laptop. I've ordered from xotic twice and had no issues either time.
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