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I like the suggestions that are coming in but keep in mind that a NEW M11X can be purchased for $550 NEW with a $50 rebate I found.
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Updated 1st post
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834215001

2 downsides, it's and acer and the screen is apparently pretty bad.
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UPDATE:
Updated bottom of 1st post, going to get the G72GX!!!!!
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A little smaller than the G72GX, better processor, GDDR5 on the graphics card, though it is not as powerful, performance may be similar if not better in some instances.

G60JX-RBBX05 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220796
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How can a 17" be an alternative to an 11" notebook?
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How can a 17" be an alternative to an 11" notebook?
Because the CPU and GPU weren't as powerful on the M11X as a 17" Notebook, graphics will have to be compromised. An 11" screen will not make the lower graphics look as noticeable as as on a 17". After I saw the specs for the 17" I was like ****!!!!!! For around the same price, you get a refurbished 17" Notebook with a GTX 260m. I said I preferred the laptop to be under 15", doesn't mean it HAD to. Anyways, does anyone have past experience with this laptop?
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Because the CPU and GPU weren't as powerful on the M11X as a 17" Notebook, graphics will have to be compromised. An 11" screen will not make the lower graphics look as noticeable as as on a 17". After I saw the specs for the 17" I was like ****!!!!!! For around the same price, you get a refurbished 17" Notebook with a GTX 260m. I said I preferred the laptop to be under 15", doesn't mean it HAD to. Anyways, does anyone have past experience with this laptop?
Oh I'm sure there are plenty that do.

http://www.overclock.net/laptops-not...05-review.html
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How can a 17" be an alternative to an 11" notebook?
Precisely.
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I used a G60 for a while.

Build quality was very nice. Cooling was fine. CPU could be OCed from stock 2.13 to 2.5.

Battery lasted like 1hr though.

EDIT:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...592&CatId=4948

G71 slightly cheaper than G72, but similar specs
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