New Laptop suggestion!!??

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by phreaker18, May 4, 2008.

  1. phreaker18

    phreaker18 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    i want to buy a new laptop and i would like u guys to suggest some for me if u can... i desperately need advise..

    i wanna laptop... ideally 13.1 " LCD... and the usual stuff that come along every laptop these day... what id like is a GPU... either 256 or 512 Mbs..

    can u guys please suggest some for me?

    thanks
     
  2. marlon112

    marlon112 Meathead

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    What are you going to be using it for?
    What does your budget look like?
    Do you intend to play games, watch movies, etc.?

    Give us some more information and maybe we can give you some input.
     
  3. pimpindexter

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  4. HarryTanner

    HarryTanner OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Inspiron 1100 is cheap...its display is 14.1" but i would suggest if you want high end you should try Macbook Air. It has 13.3" LCD display, 1.6 Ghz Intel Core 2 duo processor and has an 80 Gb hard disk. :)





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  5. Bigstie

    Bigstie OSNN Junior Addict

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    The only way not to go wrong choosing a good mobile gaming system (as you've asked for one with good GPU) is going Alienware.

    For example the Area-51 has a 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX GPU along many other bells and whistle.
     
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  6. Omnibus

    Omnibus OSNN Junior Addict

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    I heard that Voodoo is pretty good with gaming (considering you seem to specify GPUs), although Alienware is probably the most safe choice. However, don't quote me on this as I've never used Voodoo myself.
     
  7. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    If you want Alienware's quality, but don't want to pay the ridiculous amounts of money for one. I suggest looking at Sager, Sager is a off brand of laptops made by a company called Clevo, and Clevo actually makes the Alienware barebones. :)

    I have had a Sager for about a year and a half, and I absolutely love it. I get comments from people all the time on how good it looks too. It has a brushed aluminum top and is very very well built. I got mine from this website:

    http://www.discountlaptops.com/

    I HIGHLY recommend it, especially over a Dell or Alienware.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sager_Notebook_Computers
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clevo
     
  8. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Lego, I would probably create a separate thread for your own request. It'll avoid confusion and you'll receive better answers :)

    Phreaker, are you still looking for a notebook or have you already acquired one?

    Thanks
     
  9. Aprox

    Aprox Moderator Political User

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    Imo for that type of setup you would be better off just building a desktop, it would be a LOT cheaper. If you must have a laptop as powerful as that you are going to pay for it no matter where you go. The 8800m GTX is expensive, pure and simple... I think you are going to be hard pressed to find the config you are looking for at that price.

    What I would do if I were you is research the cost of a BlueRay drive by itself and email Powernotebooks or one of the other sager resellers and ask if you can buy one without a optical drive for a reduced price. They usually are more than willing to accommodate you on special requests like that. Buy the Blueray drive and install it yourself, might save you some money and get you the config you are after.