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I've been on the market for a new gaming laptop for a couple weeks now.


I have been trying to keep my budget to 1000.00 or less, and I have been having a hard time. I've been looking at new and used laptops and the best deal I have found so far is a MSI GX640.


It seems like a good buy, 15" screen ( what I want ), cool design, and a fairly powerful setup.


http://cgi.ebay.com/MSI-GX640-i5-2-2...item1c19d786f6


Let me know what you think!
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Great price for the hardware.
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Ive got the gx640 and its been everything but trouble. There are a few thing you need to do with it though, firstly flashing the vbios and maybe doing some cooling mods as it doesn run a bit hot. You can find refurbished g73's for around 1k and they have the upgraded i7 720QM cpu. If you are going to buy the gx640 let me know as i can assist you with any queries.
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