Thread: New Laptop

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    New Laptop

    Looking to buy a laptop to replace my current desktop which is around 7 years old would just buy another desktop but I'm busy with my firefighter training a lot.

    Looking for an ASUS,MSI, or Sony Vaio. Don't really care for the other top manufacturers such as dell and HP.
    Needs to have a dedicated graphics card doesn't need to be amazing. I do not want to spend a lot of money on this.

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    The Lightbringer CheezusCrust's Avatar
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    How much is "alot of money" to you?

    What are you going to be doing with it?
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    600-700 dollars right now is my budget. And the normal things plus minor gaming like wow and lol.

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    I have an ASUS N53SM, not available in many countries, but good quality to price ratio. Paid €799 for mine with the following specs:

    2.2Ghz Intel i7 Quad Core
    8Gb RAM
    GeForce 630GT M
    750Gb HDD
    Full HD 1920x1080 screen
    DVD-RW
    Gigabit Ethernet and Wireless N
    Couple USB2.0 and a USB3.0
    Built in webcam and microphone
    Bang & Olfsen ICEpower speakers.

    Really nice system, pretty good battery life (4-5 hours in power saving mode), looks good, not too heavy.

    Maybe one of the other laptops in the ASUS N series might be good for your needs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgummage View Post
    I have an ASUS N53SM, not available in many countries, but good quality to price ratio. Paid €799 for mine with the following specs:

    2.2Ghz Intel i7 Quad Core
    8Gb RAM
    GeForce 630GT M
    750Gb HDD
    Full HD 1920x1080 screen
    DVD-RW
    Gigabit Ethernet and Wireless N
    Couple USB2.0 and a USB3.0
    Built in webcam and microphone
    Bang & Olfsen ICEpower speakers.

    Really nice system, pretty good battery life (4-5 hours in power saving mode), looks good, not too heavy.

    Maybe one of the other laptops in the ASUS N series might be good for your needs.
    That would be over my price range here.

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    Pandaren Monk mrgummage's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RavenPariah View Post
    That would be over my price range here.
    Ah $600-800 not €600-800, my mistake.

    There are some cheaper models in the same range which might be more in your price range, but you'll be hard pressed to get gaming graphics for that
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    You can't convert euro to US $, if it costs €800 in your country then it's probably going to cost $800 in the states. Simply due to import taxes, VAT, shipping etc.
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