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post #21 of 26
Alienware is far from garbage. Priced high, but their gaming laptops are amazing if you can afford them.
post #22 of 26
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Alienware is far from garbage. Priced high, but their gaming laptops are amazing if you can afford them.
They arent terrible, they are just dell laptops with extra features (some gimmicks) and one of the highest price tags. If they sold for what other laptops of the same specs do then people could actually recommend them, but unless its a m11x or refurb unit with a promo code you rarely see people recommending them due to the price.

For the best bang for your buck without sacrificing quality sager/clevo is usually where its at.
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They arent terrible, they are just dell laptops with extra features (some gimmicks) and one of the highest price tags. If they sold for what other laptops of the same specs do then people could actually recommend them, but unless its a m11x or refurb unit with a promo code you rarely see people recommending them due to the price.

For the best bang for your buck without sacrificing quality sager/clevo is usually where its at.
def agree^^^
post #24 of 26
http://www.reflexnotebook.ca/

The best place to order a Asus or Sager laptop in Canada. When you order from Sager they will charge an extra 100 in shipping but it takes care of the customs (which are a definitive PITA when ordering pricey eletronics)

I suggest waiting for the GTX560m refresh which should be coming in the next month or so.
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post #25 of 26
Thanks for that link Zeag. I'll probably be getting a Sager from there as soon as the 560m is available.
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post #26 of 26
http://www.xoticpc.com/sager-np8130-...wconfigure=yes

I totally recommend Sager, i purchased my np8660 in mid 2008 as the first gaming laptop in 15.4 and i am posting from it right now. Its been my daily machine the entire time, work and play.

You can upgrade the machine as you grow, i have upgraded my cpu, gpu, memory, hard drive to SSD, mini pci wireless card.

The only real issue i have ran into was it gets hot and doesnt have the best battery time.. on battery use it in low power mode and undervolt the cpu to reduce heat/increase battery time.
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