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What is the smallest, lightest gaming laptop with the power of a q6600 quad core and 4850 desktop gaming video card?

Thin is better than lcd size. I'd rather have a 15in screen and half inch thickness versus 12in screen and inch thickness
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What is the smallest, lightest gaming laptop with the power of a q6600 quad core and 4850 desktop gaming video card?

Thin is better than lcd size. I'd rather have a 15in screen and half inch thickness versus 12in screen and inch thickness
Well, the smallest and lightest would be the M11x from Alienware. But for what your preferences are i would reccomend the Sager NP5160.

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The NP5160 has;
2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 / i7 mobile processor
1GB GDDR3 nVIDIA GeForce GT 540M with Optimus Technology / Embedded Intel GMA HD Graphics
USB 3.0, eSATA and HDMI-out Ports Support
Built-in Fingerprint Reader
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http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8130-...ch-p-2973.html

An HD4850 is more in the range of a GTX 460m than a GT 540m. Either way, OP is looking at a 15" notebook.
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the m11x looks promising. are there plans to increase the lcd size?
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the m11x looks promising. are there plans to increase the lcd size?
Increase the LCD size defeats the entire purpose of it.
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i meant decrease the bezel size... or increase the actual lcd screen and not chassis.

that things got 1 inch bezels.
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Well, the smallest and lightest would be the M11x from Alienware. But for what your preferences are i would reccomend the Sager NP5160.
the m11x is nice,
but the title of most powerful subnotebook/ultraportable currently available belongs to:

Acer's 3820TG

13.3" 1366x768
intel i5/i7
switchable Intel and ATI 5650/6550 1gb graphics
4gb ddr3
hdmi/vga, 3 usb, card reader, chiclet keyboard, bluetooth.
3.8lbs,
1-inch thick
no obsolete disc drive
standard 6-cell battery, 9-cell/12-cell available.
brushed aluminum lid
~$800 USD


hard to find in the USA, but you can buy it from Lu Computers in NY/Canada or try the auction site.

more info here

The closest competitor would be HP's Envy --- 14.5", 4.5lb, and starting @ $1100
or an Apple Macbook pro 13" @ $1200+
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