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I can't decided which one to go with.

I've always herd sager clevo lines are very solid so was looking at 900 after rebate deal of As Seen here

Also MSI based built of fangbook that they also sell. at 1000 As Seen here

I just don't know which one to go with. I've ordered the xplorer already but I'm looking at couple of things that are crossing my mind. I guess it runs a bit hot. Most of the ports are on the right side which is non ideal for the right handed user. I mostly care about the longevity of laptops. Any opinions would be appreciated.
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Xplorer.
Smaller, chances are lighter and cheaper. Use the money saved and buy a mSATA SSD for OS
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Xplorer.
Smaller, chances are lighter and cheaper. Use the money saved and buy a mSATA SSD for OS

That's what I was thinking too I already have the g46vw from asus that I can pull the msata from.

I couldn't find anything better than this
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post #4 of 6
Its hard for me to recommend anything MSI with the build quality they have had in the past.

Are there reviews out on the 860m? Last I heard it was in the realm of 770m
    
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Yep, the updated w230st is quite the looker
    
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