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Help Me Choosing A Laptop !

Hello Dear Reader,
I love you that you are gonna help me, Thanks In Advance !

I just wanna buy a ACER Laptop but the one I choosed was not having a ExpressCard Slot !, So the point is I want a ACER Laptop, if you cannot find, please then find another with sexy looks n blue in color, PLEASEEE !

The Specs Should Be:
CPU: Core i7
GPU: Integrated - No Dedicated, I Repeat NO DEDICATED !
RAM: Any
HDD: Bigger Than 500GB or equal to 500GB !

& Please find one that is blue in color as well as it must has an Express Card Slot (any size ! :) !), Please help me out !

& i find cannot find ACER in blue, then find laptops that are blue or red in color, black will work , but the blue or red will be apreciated !


THanks in advance.
Xeeshan Rahat.
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  1. How about size, battery life etc?

    Follow this guide:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/50797-35-read-buying-laptop

    it helps to give you a better suggestion.

    Edit:

    Found one but just don't have those funky colour:

    http://www.asus.com/Commercial_Notebooks/B53_Series/B53E/#specifications

    Is there a reason why you wouldn't want dedicated graphics?
  2. Pyree said:
    How about size, battery life etc?

    Follow this guide:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/50797-35-read-buying-laptop

    it helps to give you a better suggestion.

    Found one but just don't have those funky colour:

    http://www.asus.com/Commercial_Notebooks/B53_Series/B53E/#specifications


    Actually I am gonna go to skewl with my laptop for education then come back home n then use a thing called ViDock 4 n then play games that's why I said a laptop with ExpressCard n a good i7 processor !

    Good battery life, more than 2.50 hours n screen size m,ore than 14" :) !
  3. Ok, I edited while you post your comment so I didn't catch that vidock bit. So you already have the vidock?
  4. Pyree said:
    Ok, I edited while you post your comment so I didn't catch that vidock bit. So you already have the vidock?


    No, will buy a laptop n ViDock soon. do u understand me, !

    Actually i will come back home, link ViDock n then play games like Crysis 2, so I need only heavy performance CPU like Core i7 - 2nd gen ,, integrated in laptop, so no need of GPU that is dedicated ! So please help me ! THanks in advance !
  5. No, vidock is not good for games. Don't buy it if you haven't got one. Bandwidth limitation of the express card interface will be a major bottle neck on your addon desktop gpu. It won't play game well even if you put a desktop 6990 in there compared with a cheapish laptop with dedicated 6570m.

    Have a look here:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/vidock-expresscard-graphics,1933-9.html

    I know it is crysis not crysis 2 and it is anotehr version of the vidock. But it demonstrate how the lack of bandwidth of the express card is limiting the gpu. Compare the result of the 3870 with the 2600XT, they are slightly different. But in reality the 3870 is about 2.5-3 times faster than the 2600XT. 2600XT was a mid range card 1 generation older than the 3870, a high end card.
  6. Pyree said:
    No, vidock is not good for games. Don't buy it if you haven't got one. Bandwidth limitation of the express card interface will be a major bottle neck on your addon desktop gpu. It won't play game well even if you put a desktop 6990 in there compared with a cheapish laptop with dedicated 6570m.


    So,
    I choose a notebook ---> ACER 5750G-6496 -> If I Can't Buy It Then ---> ACER 5750G-9463 !

    Can you please guide me are these OK to play games like:
    1. Crysis 2
    2. GTA IV
    3. Just Cause 2
    4. Lost Planet 2
    5. BulletStorm
    6. Gears Of War
    7. XCOM
    8. Mass Effect 3
    9. BattleField 3
    10. Call Of Duty: Black Ops
    11. Spec Ops - The Line
    12. Splinter Cell Conviction
    13. I Am Alive
    14. Dead Rising 2
    15. F.E.A.R 3
    16. Assassin's Creed - Revelations
    17. Assassin's Creed - Brotherhood
    18. Prototype 2
    19. Resistance 3
    20. Need For Speed SHIFT 2
    21. Need For Speed Hot Pursuit
    22. Need For Speed The RUN
    24. Test Drive Unlimited 2
    25. Split Second
    26. Midnight Club - Los Angeles

    at about 25% more than medium or at least medium, and please tell that is this GT540m able to run all games at about 25% more than medium or at least medium on more than 35 fps average ????


    If these are not good, please I bed you find me a laptop with that is:
    CPU: Core i7 - 2nd Gen or Core i5 - 2nd gen
    GPU: GT540m or better
    RAM: Any (Upgradable to 8GB)
    HDD: 500GB or more !
    OS: Original Windows 7 x64 installed ! :) !
    & I bed you find all these in a acer laptop that is Blue/Red/Black in color & you do prefer it !

    LOVE YEW :) . Gonna give you good ratings :) !


    *EDIT*

    BudGet is about $1000 or 600GBP (Max 650GBP)! :( !

    If these are not good, please I bed you find me a laptop with that is:
    CPU: Core i7 - 2nd Gen or Core i5 - 2nd gen
    GPU: GT540m or better (gt555m would be appreciated ! :) !)
    RAM: Any (Upgradable to 8GB)
    HDD: 500GB or more !
    OS: Original Windows 7 x64 installed ! :) !
    & I bed you find all these in a acer laptop that is Blue/Red/Black in color & you do prefer it !
    If you cannot then find any good company laptop with sexy looks n blue/red/black in color, if cannot find sexy in these colors then go find another ! :( !


    Thanks In Advance,
    Xeeshan Rahat.
  7. Here are some ideas for your laptop, I know they are from an American site but you can probably find something similar in your area (India?):

    Recommend:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246151
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246153

    I think the price in India may be higher but I think I give enough headroom for price inflation if I stick to the $700-800 range.

    A bit out of your price range but this is a laptop of the true gaming pedigree:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230099

    Edit: Found one in the ROG within your price range:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230027

    And no, I don't think there are any particularly stylish laptop in this price range. Laptop of these performance will not look (sleek, funky, stylish) judged by conventional taste, but the ASUS gaming laptop does yell gaming hardcore like a Ferrari.

    Battery on these may not be so good, may be about 2 or a bit over 2 hrs on power saving mode.

    Selecting the right laptop is to balance between price, performance, quality, size and battery life.

    For your list of games, since I am no expert on all the game's system requirement, I suggest you bring that list to the gaming forum in tom's hardware and ask the people with more knowledge about games there. I can pick one obvious game which you may have trouble running (GTA4). It is not the fault of the hardware, the game is just really broken and runs badly on PC. If you check that list with them there and they run ok on the laptop you decide to buy, then go and get it and enjoy your new laptop.
  8. Pyree said:
    Here are some ideas for your laptop, I know they are from an American site but you can probably find something similar in your area (India?):

    Recommend:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246151
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246153

    I think the price in India may be higher but I think I give enough headroom for price inflation if I stick to the $700-800 range.

    A bit out of your price range but this is a laptop of the true gaming pedigree:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230099

    Edit: Found one in the ROG within your price range:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230027

    And no, I don't think there are any particularly stylish laptop in this price range. Laptop of these performance will not look (sleek, funky, stylish) judged by conventional taste, but the ASUS gaming laptop does yell gaming hardcore like a Ferrari.

    Battery on these may not be so good, may be about 2 or a bit over 2 hrs on power saving mode.

    Selecting the right laptop is to balance between price, performance, quality, size and battery life.

    For your list of games, since I am no expert on all the game's system requirement, I suggest you bring that list to the gaming forum in tom's hardware and ask the people with more knowledge about games there. I can pick one obvious game which you may have trouble running (GTA4). It is not the fault of the hardware, the game is just really broken and runs badly on PC. If you check that list with them there and they run ok on the laptop you decide to buy, then go and get it and enjoy your new laptop.


    Leave all buddy !

    I will now build a PC for gaming n a laptop for fun :) !

    so please can you tell me where to get a laptop thats this:
    CPU: Core i7 - 2nd gen
    GPU: No INTEGRATED because it will make the cost go highhhhhhhhhhhhhhh !
    RAM: any (upgradable to 8gb)
    HDD: 250GB - 500gb or more !
    OS: Origianal PreInstalled Windows 7 x64 bit ! :) !

    & please an acer laptop that is BLUE/Green/Red/Black in color ! THANKS !


    Thanks,
    Xeeshan Rahat.
  9. Building a new desktop for gameing and a seperate laptop for portablility/work at school is good. You many want to get help for your build on the system forum.

    If you are not using your laptop for gaming, you can get a laptop without dedicated gpu, have the color you want, which is also cheaper and have longer battery life.

    http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Versatile_Performance/K53E/#specifications

    check out the color options.

    For Acer, I think someone need to give you that recommendation since I am not familir with Acer's lineup of laptops.
  10. Pyree said:
    Building a new desktop for gameing and a seperate laptop for portablility/work at school is good. You many want to get help for your build on the system forum.

    If you are not using your laptop for gaming, you can get a laptop without dedicated gpu, have the color you want, which is also cheaper and have longer battery life.

    http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Versatile_Performance/K53E/#specifications

    check out the color options.

    For Acer, I think someone need to give you that recommendation since I am not familir with Acer's lineup of laptops.


    But I want just acer, please find some with those colors ASAP ! if cannot hten laptops with a bigger display like 15.6" or big :) !

    Thanks In Advacne :) !
    Xeeshan Rahat.
  11. The ASUS I recommend is 15.6 inch. Since you are going to build a desktop specifically for gaming, you can get a cheaper laptop which doesn't have dedicated gpu and gives you longer battery and in the color you want. But is there a particular reason for buying Acer and Acer only?
  12. Pyree said:
    The ASUS I recommend is 15.6 inch. Since you are going to build a desktop specifically for gaming, you can get a cheaper laptop which doesn't have dedicated gpu and gives you longer battery and in the color you want. But is there a particular reason for buying Acer and Acer only?


    Because my UNCLE (I loved him about much that I love my DAD !) was murdered n he bought a new acer before his murder !, In his remembrance as well as of it's price, color, style n slimness (i feel so !) ! :) !

    THANKS ! IN ! ADVANCE !
  13. Best answer
    Sorry to hear about your uncle. I am not familiar with Acer computer so I am not sure what color they offer:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215118

    But this is as expensive as the lenovo here:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246153

    I have to say the lenovo is the better laptop overall. It i s more balanced with mid cpu and gpu therefore you can game on it. The Acer is unbalance, you pay for the cpu and the laptop is only fast on running cpu heavy application. But if you are only using your laptop for web browsing, word editing and media playback, getting an i7 is a waste of money. You can get the job done with a $300-400 laptop. Split your money into a $300-400 laptop and a $600-700 gaming desktop.
  14. Pyree said:
    Sorry to hear about your uncle. I am not familiar with Acer computer so I am not sure what color they offer:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215118

    But this is as expensive as the lenovo here:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834246153

    I have to say the lenovo is the better laptop overall. It i s more balanced with mid cpu and gpu therefore you can game on it. The Acer is unbalance, you pay for the cpu and the laptop is only fast on running cpu heavy application. But if you are only using your laptop for web browsing, word editing and media playback, getting an i7 is a waste of money. You can get the job done with a $300-400 laptop. Split your money into a $300-400 laptop and a $600-700 gaming desktop.


    Thanks, you gave me a perfect laptop, ACER , I Love you bro' !
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