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if you can find one of last years 3k ones then.. That's unfortunate the 4k one is locked.
Don't they still make the 3Ks?
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Don't they still make the 3Ks?
I don't think so, but I'm sure somewhere still has some biggrin.gif
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I just bought this thing. Get the one from Amazon with the i5 and 960M. There's a model for $799 with a 256GB SSD boot drive and a standard slot for a regular 2.5" drive too. No screws required, but it's a VERY snug fit so no worries from me, and I'm paranoid about being secure with this stuff.

The machine in question will get a review from me and I'll showoff what this bad boy can do. The screen is REALLY nice. Brightness isn't the best, I think it was rated at like... 220 nits? Not the greatest for lighting up a room, but it's super clear and a matte panel too. Then again, if you're used to something super high end already, it'll be above-average as far as panels go. I came from a CRAP TN screen and this is gorgeous. I'll be doing a full review of this thing as soon as possible. biggrin.gif


I cannot recommend it enough. The i5 is a full quad without hyperthreading and the 960M is perfectly balanced with the processor. The best part, the CPU has yet to break 84*C in any game I've played, and I've tested games like Crysis 2, Arma 3, The Witcher 3; Games that use more than 4 threads on average.

If you're looking for a crazy good deal, get it NOW. There's no reason to get a 970M laptop with how low this thing is priced. Machine is sturdy, hinges are firm, speakers get LOUD, like 'holy crap' loud. I had the machine on half volume and it was already blasting and people were asking me to turn it down.


If it matters as an example of what it can handle with the 960M, Space Engineers released planets? Yep, max settings, 10km render distance, no AA, native 1080p, 60 FPS fluid. I cannot recommend this machine enough. biggrin.gif
     
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You both realize this thread is eleven months old, ...and Imglidinhere already posted in it eleven months ago.
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You both realize this thread is eleven months old, ...and Imglidinhere already posted in it eleven months ago.

I blame my excitement on the new laptop as what impaired my judgement. o.o redface.gif
     
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post #17 of 18
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I blame my excitement on the new laptop as what impaired my judgement. o.o redface.gif

...well you know I like to go big, so if all this was relevant I'd have to recommend this, even if it is the early model.
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You both realize this thread is eleven months old, ...and Imglidinhere already posted in it eleven months ago.

I blame overclock.net for falsely plastering this on my left side of my main page.
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