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Old 08-12-2007, 06:13 PM   #1
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OK, So one of my friends has got around £2000 ($4000) to spend on a KICK ASS laptop. He want's THE BEST he can get for that. It's gonna be used for gaming.
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Oh sweet jesus. We can go crazy. Is there anything he knows he wants (like atleast X big of a hard drive) or is it just do what we can?
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Old 08-12-2007, 06:20 PM   #3
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just build a desktop.....for $4000 you will be more then set
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Old 08-12-2007, 06:34 PM   #4
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just build a desktop.....for $4000 you will be more then set
He allready has a desktop with an SLi Setup, C2D E6750, and somthing like 4GB of ram. Also, like 2 other AMD X2 Gaming Rig's. Do you think he needs another desktop? LOL. oh, and celegorm, He just wants somthing good, with lots of everything. Ha ha.
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Old 08-13-2007, 01:16 AM   #5
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Oh my, heehee. He's begging for it so here goes:

For ultra-portable laptop, here's one from Dell UK:

BASE: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T7500 Processor (2.2GHz,800MHz,4MB L2 cache)
OPERATING SYSTEM: Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Premium - English
COLOUR CHOICE: Tuxedo Black & 2.0 mega pixel Camera for CCFL Display
LCD 13.3" UltraSharp™ WXGA (1280x800) CCFL Display (220nits) with TrueLife™

MEMORY: 4096MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x2048]
HARD DRIVE: 200GB (7200RPM) SATA Hard Drive
GRAPHICS CARD: 128 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8400M GS
OPTICAL DRIVE: Fixed 8x DVD+/-RW Slim Slot Load Drive, including SW
PRIMARY BATTERY: Primary 9-cell Lithium-Ion Battery (85 WHr)

£1,565.12 Includes VAT & Shipping


Gaming:

BASE: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T7600G Processor (2.33GHz,667MHz,4MB L2 cache)
OPERATING SYSTEM: Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Premium - English
LCD 17.0" UltraSharp™ Wide Screen WUXGA (1920x1200) TFT Display with TrueLife™
MEMORY: 4096MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x2048]
HARD DRIVE: 200GB (7200RPM) SATA Hard Drive
GRAPHICS CARD: 512MB DDR3 nVidia® GeForce™ Go 7950 GTX graphics card
OPTICAL DRIVE: Fixed Internal 8X DVD+/-RW Drive including software - Vista
PRIMARY BATTERY: 9 cell Lithium-Ion Battery (80 Whr)

£2,129.99 Includes VAT & Shipping
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Old 08-13-2007, 05:50 AM   #6
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ISOwner - That's a real nice rig. But do you think he should get a DX10 Capable Graphics Card?
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hmmmmm nice rig and im not sure he does need a direct X 10 card just yet i mean the price for a DX 10 card thats that good isnt worth it
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hmmmmm nice rig and im not sure he does need a direct X 10 card just yet i mean the price for a DX 10 card thats that good isnt worth it
But with somthiung like a laptop, its not easy to upgrade - he may as well.
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yeah true but i can see what ISOwner did went on the dell site and customised it basicly as far as it will go and on that laptop which is the highest performing 1 on the dell site the top g card for it is the 7950 so .........
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hmm... I know alienware is owned by dell, but do you think they would sell higher-performance grfx cards?
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