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lookin for a lappy

Post by skier » Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:49 pm

so, i need a laptop for college, it HAS to have a T9300, and 250GB or greater HDD, and more than 2GB RAM preferred and discrete graphics('m gonna game on it)

any suggestions?
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Re: lookin for a lappy

Post by dicecca112 » Mon Jul 14, 2008 6:12 pm

Dell

http://www.dell.com/content/products/pr ... o_15_anav2~~

Customize to your delight. I love my 1520. Just put a 9300 in it, I have 160GB (or SSD depending) and a 8400GS, the 8600GT is a capable gaming card. I'm not sure what they have in them now

If you want a better then look at the XPS line.
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Re: lookin for a lappy

Post by skier » Mon Jul 14, 2008 6:51 pm

they can have a ATI HD3450 in the studio 15 at best
and an HD3650 in the studio 17

this is what i have stumbled upon

i havent searched through the XPS line, but i think it may get too pricey if i do
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Re: lookin for a lappy

Post by Alathald » Mon Jul 14, 2008 7:55 pm

Might check out some ODMs like Clevo and Compal. They're only available through resellers usually but when you know which chassis the laptop is based on it's a lot easier to find a great deal. Also if you find a notebook you really like most resellers will tell you the ODM if you ask nicely :)

Couple resources/sites with good prices:
Clevo Guide
Sager Notebooks
iBuyPower
AVA Direct
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Re: lookin for a lappy

Post by pwcmed » Tue Jul 15, 2008 11:22 pm

You can always get a Gateway P-6860 FX. It was on sell at Best Buy for 1089 but its back up to 1349. I heard its very easy to upgrade the CPU. I just picked up a 6831 for 900 on ebay.

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