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Witch Laptop Should I Get

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  1. Live OR Die

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    Which laptop should I get

    i dont no which one i should go with Dell XPS m1710 or the ASUS G2SA1 what do you guys think
     
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    the asus g2
     
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    list the price and specs...only then i can pick.
     
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    yea - links to wherever your getting them from please!
     
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    I would go with the ASUS one.
     
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    ASUS $915
    Laptop Model ASUS G2S-A1 (Black)
    CPU Core 2 Duo T7500 2.2GHz 4MB L2 Cache 667MHz
    Display 17.1" WUXGA+ 1920x1200 (8ms response time)
    Memory 2048MB DDR2 667Mhz (1GBx2)
    Video NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT GPU, External 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
    MB Chipset Mobile Intel® PM965 Express Chipset + ICH8M
    Hard Drive (2.5") 160GB SATA 5400RPM
    Optical Drive 8x Super-Multi DVDRW DL with Light Scribe
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    USB/1394/IrDA/S-Video/DVI 5/1/0/1/1
    Card Reader/PCMCIA 5-in-1 (MMC, SD, MS/MS-Pro, XD)
    Camera 1.3M (new 235 degree swivel)
    Carry bag & mouce Gaming bag and Mouse
    Color/Weight/Height Black/4.4kg/66.8mm
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    ASUS Warranty 2 Yr Global with 30days ZBD
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    DELL $860
    Processor Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7200 2 GHz
    Display 17" Widescreen UXGA LCD Panel With Truelife
    Memory 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM (2x1 GB) 667 Mhz
    Video Card 512 Mb Nvidia GeForce Go 7950 GTX
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    I want one that will pay some of the new games i like the look of the dell more
    i no the 8600M GT will suck in DX10 games
     
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    can both be upgrade? to higher speed cpu and better video card
     
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    i would go for the dell. Being that the asus can do dx10, its gonna do a crap job. Get a card that at least can do dx9 well. you can upgrade the cpu, but not to sure on the gpu. You have to see if it has a MXM slot, but mxm are starting to rare and hard to find the cards. Also the faster hdd in the dell will really benefit.
     
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    i would go with the dell. i just think that if your going to play DX10 games on a laptop it better be able to do its job without constantly being plugged into a mains. something constantly being plugged into the mains is called a PC!
     
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    I'm sure both laptops are going to be horrible on battery life.

    Having bought both ASUS and Dell laptops, I've dealt with both companies' customer support. I've found Dell to be only slightly better overall. I'm sure personal experience will greatly differ. Customer support/warranty may be a factor for your decision.

    But yeh, if your concern is to game, get the Dell one. No point getting the 8600m GT which can't handle high DX10 settings anyways. Unless you don't mind playing with low/medium settings :p
     
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    Don't you want to correct your spelling to "Which laptop should I get", because I really don't want a witch on top of your lap, mate.

    I'd suggest the Apple Macbook.
     
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    a macbook :|
    for what?
    macbooks are horrible, if you're going to get a apple mac get a pro or doesn't get none
     
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    Alright then, Apple Macbook Pro. :ohwell:
     
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    A mac book pro will break the bank...any who, it to has a 8600m.
     
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    I get that question at least once a week from my customers and I have only one answer for everyone....

    Toshiba! Find a model that suits your budget and your needs.

    Dell isn't even in the running, with poor quality and even worse customer support.

    Good Luck and Merry Christmas!

    The Shadow :)
     
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    asus hands down
     
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    What do you need the notebook for?
    Are you even going to play games on it, if so which ones?

    Do you need long battery power?
     
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    The Geforce Go 7950GTX trounces the 8600M GT in games. There's no point trying to run DirectX 10 on the 8600M GT, it simply isn't powerful enough to reward you with performance. The 7950GTX is better any day of the week- unless you are aiming for battery life, however if the latter is the case then you shouldn't be looking at this type of notebook.
     
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    Dell. Buy extend the warranty for another year or 2 if you plan to keep that long.
     

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