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Old 10-08-2008, 11:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This whole upgrading thing is fun and all but I was thinking. I really need something that is powerful and portable. I'm not a big gamer at all. I mostly play console. Anywho I'm in a dilemma. I'm thinking if I should sell everything in my sig and pick up and laptop and kinda be done w/ this upgrading, selling, and trading jazz. What do you guys think? I'm sure I could pick up a decent laptop if I sold all my stuff in my sig

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Old 10-08-2008, 11:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i guess you could, and you could probably find a decent laptop, obviously nothing compared to your desktop rig there tho. thing is laptops cant really be overclocked and upgraded majorly so what u buy is what u get full stop. i myself am not a fan of laptops because i love the freedom of desktop computers. so powerful when u buy it yes, powerful a year later no.... unless u sell ur laptop and upgrade again, but then i guess youd be in the same situation, but then again if you dont game, why do you need a extremely powerful machine, an average system would do you.
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good question why do I need a powerful machine? Sometimes you just get into the groove of things and start buying crap. Now I'm like wth am I doing. I'd be fine w/ a cheap quad like a Q8200,2GB ram,2600xt. I do like the fact that I can carry a laptop around everywhere. I guess thats really the selling point for me.
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the thing is, if u need a laptop, u need a laptop theres nothing else you can do about it. i guess it comes down to what you think the advantages of having a portable computer would do for you.
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Meh, I'll finish this build. I just need a mobo and then I'll figure out what I should do. Maybe I could pick up a laptop also.
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good thinking, maybe just get a cheap laptop? and keep ur high desky.
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Gateway Fx dude...strong gaming lappy and highly upgradeable.
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Gateway Fx dude...strong gaming lappy and highly upgradeable.
+1 they sell really cheap on ebay refurbished to for like 800$ about. 8800 mobile goodness
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+1 they sell really cheap on ebay refurbished to for like 800$ about. 8800 mobile goodness
that cheap??

snap i wish i had monies to spend....oh well.

I could game on it at night while my desktops just fold lol. Great
for a lan too, dont have to lug around keyboard, tower, ups, lcd and all that stuff.
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Yea I was checking those out. Seem very nice. we'll see what happens I might have a ton-o-stuff for sale
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