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So my brother wishes to have a new laptop. He generally just browses the web also does light gaming (age of empires, Startraft 2, he is equally crap at both) and loves porn

What's the best the best laptop for his needs? one specification the laptop must have is a 17"+ monitor

BUDGET: $1000 AUD
Remember now, no running.

I saw the Toshiba Qosmio X505, specification-price ($950) look all right from my knowledge, anyone know more about this laptop?
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post #2 of 9
You'd be surprised how many resources and graphics are required to run Starcraft 2 nicely. In other words, Starcraft as a game is not considered light gaming

Asus has some pretty good gaming laptops. You might check these out.
http://www.google.com/search?sourcei...c3dc04db9d7db1
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post #4 of 9
gamingowiz,

A majority of OCN members are from Canada or USA.

Which online stores/local shops do u buy from in Australia? it'll be easier for us to help you.
    
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post #5 of 9
I cant suggest any laptops but...

Www.pccasegear.com

Www.techbuy.com.au

Www.mwave.com.au

Www.megabuy.com.au

Www.i-tech.com.au

There the main reputable ones i know of.
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i recently got a G73 and couldnt be happier, i got a few little extra's like ssd and bigger storage drive, better cpu, etc so cost more but i have seen the older ones with the ati card around your budget! i mean how many lappy's can crush crysis!!! if its only 100 bucks more WELL worth it, i got mine from usa and just brought a 5$ power cord from my local shop, highly recommended
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post #8 of 9
what ever ya do dont goto, jb hifi/harvey norman/radio rentals(commercial stores) their rip off merchants, get it on line and save heaps
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ps i also love porn
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