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selling my PC to get a lappy but what lappy

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so i am shipping out for the air force july 14th i dont want to have to lug a big ass PC with me so i'm going to get a gaming lappy instead i have estimated my PC to be worth around $1500 so thats my budget on a lappy. now my question for all of you is what laptop.

now i do 3D CAD, gaming and benchmarks thats pretty much it.

what i want in the laptop
  • 15.4" MAX must b 1680x1050+
  • either a C2D or C2Q sorry no AMD for me :ohwell:
  • good dedicated VGA card 9800M GS or higher
  • 9 cell battery can be purchased second hand if it still fits price range


as of right now this is what i am looking at

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152099
 
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ok
do you trust tigerdirect?
or just newegg
 

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ok
do you trust tigerdirect?
or just newegg
i have bought off tiger in the past just fine i would prefer newegg as it will take paypal and thats were the money from my rig will end up
 
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Hell, if I were to settle on a laptop as a rig replacement i'd get a MacBook Pro. It will play most games, nothing CRAZY but most games. I LOVE Mac's/OSX so thats just me. Plus, the resale value on a Mac laptop is so much higher than anything " PC ". They are very expensive, but... man.. they are awesome. I want a Mac Pro tower so bad. :)
 
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Hell, if I were to settle on a laptop as a rig replacement i'd get a MacBook Pro. It will play most games, nothing CRAZY but most games. I LOVE Mac's/OSX so thats just me. Plus, the resale value on a Mac laptop is so much higher than anything " PC ". They are very expensive, but... man.. they are awesome. I want a Mac Pro tower so bad. :)
arent MACs overpriced?
 

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Hell, if I were to settle on a laptop as a rig replacement i'd get a MacBook Pro. It will play most games, nothing CRAZY but most games. I LOVE Mac's/OSX so thats just me. Plus, the resale value on a Mac laptop is so much higher than anything " PC ". They are very expensive, but... man.. they are awesome. I want a Mac Pro tower so bad. :)
they are a little out of the price range i was looking at
 

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i wouldnt get a mac personally because they are overpriced


cdawall make sure you get a second battery or make sure that it will last for a long time if your on the go alot
 

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i wouldnt get a mac personally because they are overpriced


cdawall make sure you get a second battery or make sure that it will last for a long time if your on the go alot
the MSI in the OP has a 9 cell which should give a good couple of hours the asus i just posted however has a 6 cell and costs more lol
 
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did you check HP site m i think you find what you looking for
 

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I would have to say the MSIGT627-218US, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152099 is a damn good deal for what your looking for.

1. Core 2 Duo P8600
2. 9800M GS
3. 320Gb 7200RPM HD
4. 9-cell battery.
5. 4Gb DDR2
6. Blu-Ray Combo drive(probably Blu-Ray player/DVD-burner)

I really can't see anything wrong with it, hell it comes with a backpack:toast:
 

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I just wanted to state my opinion but glad to see great minds think alike:toast:
 

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I just wanted to state my opinion but glad to see great minds think alike:toast:
does anyone know of any custom sites in the US that let you BYO?
 
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you can do an OCZ DIY lappy at newegg. something like this maybe
 
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May I be the first to suggest this new rediculously powerful and awesomely priced Asus:

Brand: ASUS
Model: N70SV-X1

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T9550
Dedicated Graphics Engine (DGE) powered by NVIDIA GeForce GT 130M
17.3” HD+ LCD (1600 x 900) with 16:9 “golden viewing” ratio
Premium Altec Lansing speakers
2 x 320GB 7200RPM hard drives (640GB)
Blu-ray combo drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220529