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anyone know if MSI makes good laptops? my laptop just died, and i'm looking at new ones online, and MSI seems to make some pretty good price/performance laptops. I was looking at this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834152086. i was also thinking about just going with a thinkpad because those are usually very well built, and i don't really need to game on a laptop, but it would be nice i guess.
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I heard alot of good things from some of the MSI laptops, and really bad things about others. All depends on the models. Post up some models you're looking at and we can help you further

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sorry about that, I seem to be going blind...
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I heard alot of good things from some of the MSI laptops, and really bad things about others. All depends on the models. Post up some models you're looking at and we can help you further
i did
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834152086
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That's one of the ones I personally heard good things about. However, it's longevity has not yet been determined.

MSI generally makes some pretty good products, so I would feel safe with them. Just make sure to look at what the warranty covers.

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register it online and you get a free 2 year warranty on the laptop.

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to get more details on warranty:
http://www.msi-computer.ca/information.php?info_id=7
Edited by Bloodfire - 12/14/08 at 7:35am
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My friend really liked his MSI laptop.
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That is a very nice performance to price. The 9600m GT w/DDR3 is nice. I could not find a better value in my quick search. The build quality of this MSI (consumer level) will never match up to the ThinkPad (or any business level) as far as case durability. By that I am not knocking MSI just is in a different class. A ThinkPad with lesser components even say an IGP would likely cost more. So I think a good purchase if you want the gaming ability and are not going to beat on it.

This model looks to have a very high performance/value quotient. I would buy unless I wanted to spend closer to $1500 and then of course you could get more.

Good find go for it you could even play some Crysis at medium/low settings w/playable frame rates. CoD4 no problem with some high settings. This is based on the fact I can on HD3650 which is clearly under 9600m GT DDR3.
    
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