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Ok, so my local Best Buy has this cool gaming laptop that usually retails for $1999, for sale this week for only $1299. I've searched high and low for this laptop on the internet to try and find a better price but the lowest price I can find it new is $1999.

Here's the link for specs: http://www.gateway.com/systems/product/529668034.php

So I'm not really looking for a gaming laptop, I do most my gaming on my sig rig and I'm not much of a lan party gamer. But I can't believe how low the price is for the system specs it comes with. What you think of the laptop??

SWEET DEAL, buy it right now!!
-or-
Don't waste your money, you could do better...
Edited by whitingnick - 5/19/08 at 6:15pm
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i dont think its that one, its probably the 6860 or 6831 which normally retails for around 1200-1300
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i dont think its that one, its probably the 6860 or 6831 which normally retails for around 1200-1300
Yeah that'd make sense, but according to the ad, it's this model. 4GB DDR2, 320GB HD, etc... If it's true, it's a steal of a price I'd think
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well, I went into Best Buy to check it out for sure and it wasn't the processor that I was thinking it was, it was the 1.8ghz core 2 duo rather than the 2.4ghz. So it was too good to be true
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idk i think everyone should wait on laptops, Centrino 2 is coming out very soon
heres some info on it:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrin...orm_.282008.29

scroll down to montevina platform
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Thanks for the info Sabzi
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