Im new to these custom built sites. Ive purchased from Falcom-NW and Alienware in the past. I no longer can afford what I really want.
Can someone review my laptop build and tell me what you think? Is Cyberpower the best way to go?
I'm looking to spend <2k, but of course I dont want redundant configs. Cheaper is always better if I can get the same performance. What is important to me is the video card. The rest is all up for grabs.
This is before the 5% spring discount which will bring it under 2k.
Xplorer X7-8150 Gaming Notebook $2,005.00 × Qty Total: $2,005.00
ADAPTER: Universal AC-DC Adapter
BATTERY: 9 cells Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack, 48.84WH
BLUETOOTH: Built-in Bluetooth
CD: 8X DVD±R/RW/4X + DL Super-Multi Drive (MS1762)
CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM Mobile Processor 2.30 GHz 6M Smart Cache, Max Turbo Freq. 3.30 GHz
FLASHMEDIA: Built-In 4in1 Media Reader
GEAR1: Thermaltake Massive23 LX Notebook Cooler w/ 230mm Blue LED Fan [+29]
HDD: 120 GB OCZ Agility 3 SATA-III 6.0Gb/s SSD - 525MB/s Read & 500MB/s Write [+4] (Single Drive)
HDD2: 750GB 7200RPM SATA300 Hard Drive
HDMI: Built-in HDMI Port
KEYBOARD: Built-in Keyboard
MEMORY: 16GB (8GBx2) DDR3-1600 SODIMM Memory [+0] (Corsair Vengeance Gaming)
MOTHERBOARD: Intel HM77 Chipset Mainboard
MOUSE: AZZA Optical 1600dpi Gaming Mouse with Weight Adjustable Cartridge [+5]
NETWORK: Built-in 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Card
NOTEBOOK: MSI MS1762 Gaming Notebook 17.3" FHD LED-Backlit 1920x1080 16:9 Display w/ Built-in 720p HD Webcam, HDMI Port, Li-Ion Battery, & Universal AC Adapter
NOTEBOOK_COVER: Xplorer X7 Gaming Notebook Cover
OS: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)
RAID: Non-RAID Storage
RUSH: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS
SERVICE: STANDARD 1-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY AND LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
SOUND: Built-in 3D Premium Surround Sound
SPEAKERS: Built-in Stereo Speakers System
USB: Built-in 2x USB2.0 Ports + 3x USB3.0 Ports
VIDEO: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 680M 4GB PCIe Video (NB-366-203) [+392]
VIDEOCAMERA1: Built-in 720p HP Webcam
WNC: Built in Intel N2230 WLAN802.11 b/g/n+Bluetooth 4.0
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I cant make the same machine on IPC-Digital as I put above for under 2k. I've been trying. With CP, I'm getting best video card on the planet, 17.3 inch screen, a bootable SSD 120gb with a 750 data drive, a thermal cooler(cheap one) , etc. Put those on ipc-digital and you're over 2k easy.