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Okay so ive decided to get one, im not gonna use it for my main gaming but am definitly gonna want to do some gaming on it.

The one i have my eye on is the ASUS G1SN-B1

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=ASUS

what do you guys think? any suggestions? i dont know much about the 9500M gpu. by the way i dont want to go over $2000...and how hard would it be to build a custom laptop rig? i hear its hard to get the parts

Comments are appreciated Thanks
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post #2 of 7
I must say that laptop would hold you over pretty darn well.
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post #3 of 7
with your computer the specs for gpu
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS

3DMark 06:min: 3584, avg: 3763, max: 4078 points for $2000 lappy

with Gateway® P-172S FX Edition(8800gts)
8800 gts bench

3DMark 06: min: 8539, avg: 9143, max: 9593 points for a $1400 lappy
btw from the other post your can upgrade the cpu but not gpu
ram is cheap upgrade to get also

BTW there was a cheaper one at $1350 with 4 gig of ram and a cheap processor which could have been very easy to upgrade but it seems Gateway doesn't carry the product anymore lol
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The G1 series mates a noncompetitive GPU to a bulky 15.4" platform. If you want the most powerful gaming laptop for a reasonable price, look at the Gateway FX P-172. If you want a real *laptop* that you can carry around and still game, look at the Asus F8SP-X1 - it's $1000 on Newegg right now.
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post #5 of 7
That is a nice laptop but personally I think you could find cheaper without sacrificing (too much) the specs. *cough*Gateway*cough*
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thanks for all the suggestions guys, rep+.....does anyone know anything about building a laptop? if its possible then id really like to take that route but i really dont know where to start..thanks
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Wow F8Sp-X1 is hard to beat +rep to you for finding me a lappy to buy at the end of the month lol.
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