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Old 02-06-2012, 11:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im willing to spend around 1800 to 2100 at most

any idea where is a good place to shop for one ?
alienware is the big brand name out there but i hear your paying more just for the logo is that true ?

im mostly looking for a 15-17 inch laptop that can handle playing battlefield3, diablo 3 whenever that comes out id like to have a laptop that can handle that on good graphics.

also has a good wireless antenna or w/e so my signal strength is strong even if outside.

my current laptop is trash for gaming and disconnects constantly
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Well Newegg.com, Tigerdirect.com , Ncix.com , Microcenter.com theirs so many differnt places to buy from.

Newegg.com - MSI G Series GT780DXR-446US Notebook Intel Core i7 2670QM(2.20GHz) 17.3" 16GB Memory DDR3 1.5TB HDD 7200rpm Blu-Ray Burner NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M


http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/X...ming_Notebook/

http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/X...ming_Notebook/
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thanks for the info on the sites, after thinking on it im leaning more towards 14-16 inch laptops.
I also need the hdmi port so i can connect to the big screen for the shooters.

also would like to be able to watch blu ray movies and have memory for a nice collection maybe 10-20 movies with multiple games other then the 2 listed
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My friend recently bought an 11" Alienware laptop.. Thing's fast for an 11" laptop I suggest looking into their line of 14-16" laptops.
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Laptops are tough for hard drives its not like desktops where theirs 3 tbs or enough space for 5 so its pretty slim pickings but i hear the asus zenbook is good
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I hate to admit it, but the alienware laptops are pretty good, and you can find a refurbished model in the Dell outlet area and save some money as well. I have the M17X R2 that I bought last year (refurb) and only paid 1200.00 for it.
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Well Newegg.com, Tigerdirect.com , Ncix.com , Microcenter.com theirs so many differnt places to buy from.

Newegg.com - MSI G Series GT780DXR-446US Notebook Intel Core i7 2670QM(2.20GHz) 17.3" 16GB Memory DDR3 1.5TB HDD 7200rpm Blu-Ray Burner NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570M
Once again, I'd stay away from MSI laptops. The specs may be good, but from what I've heard, the build quality isn't.
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Laptops are tough for hard drives its not like desktops where theirs 3 tbs or enough space for 5 so its pretty slim pickings but i hear the asus zenbook is good
The Asus Zenbook is NOT a gaming laptop. It runs integrated graphics (HD 3000) and as far as storage, the most internal you can get is a 256gb SSD. Of course, you can always use an external USB 3.0 HDD.

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I would get the best macbook and put 7 on it.
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No, you wouldn't, because that violates Apples TOS.
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