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May 22, 2010 1:45:41 PM

Hello im asking of a little help i have picked out 3 laptops in my area where i live. They are all used but i can't decid what one to get as i cant aford to make the wrong decision. Blow are the specs of all 3 laptops. The main thing i want to do is gaming and than movies and surfing any help would be great and thanks for looking

System #1

ASUS G50V
CPU: 2.54 Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Ram: 4 gig
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS discrete graphics 512 DDR
Hard Drive: 320GB 5,400 rpm X2 theres 640 gigs
Screen: 15"
DVD ROM: DVD burner & Blu-ray.

This is add below:
Selling my 15" ASUS laptop. Brand new, mint condition for only $850.

This hot notebook from ASUS has a unique orange border, LED display & blue accent lights that just scream gaming notebook. Comes with seperate ASUS mouse, ASUS backpack & 1 year extended manufacturer's warranty.

It comes packed with plenty of power: NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS discrete graphics, Intel’s Centrino 2 platform with a 2.54GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T9400. There’s 4GB of RAM, & two 320GB 5,400 rpm hard drives for a total of 640GB of storage, a DVD burner & Blu-ray.

Specs:
Camera 2.0 Mega Pixel web camera Chipset Mobile Intel® PM45 Chipset ICH9M Montevina Platform Card Reader 5-in-1 (MMC, SD, MS/MS-Pro, XD) Fax/Modem/LAN/WLAN Integrated Intel® High Definition Audio chip (Azalia) compliant MDC fax/modem and 10/100/1000 Base T
Integrated Intel Wireless 5100ABGN
Built-in Bluetooth™ V2.0+EDR Interface 1 x HDMI
1 x eSATA
1 x Express card
1 x Microphone-in jack
1 x Headphone-out jack (S/PDIF)
1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
4 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x IEEE 1394 port
1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert Audio Built-in speakers and microphone Battery Pack & Life 6cell battery pack 2hours run time (9cell extended optional) AC Adapter Output: 19V DC, 4.74A, 120W
Input: 100— 240V AC, 50/60Hz universal Dimension & Weight 7.2lbs
15.5" x 10.5" x 1.1"-1.6"


System #2

Gateway P-7805u P8400
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400@2.26GHz
GPU: NVIDIA 9800GTS with 1GB of dedicated video RAM
RAM: 4GB DDR3 PC-8500
HDD: 320GB 7200RPM Drive with second empty drive bay
Display: 17" WUXGA 1920x1200 Full HD
Optical: 8xDVD±RW with LabelFlash
Wi-Fi: Intel 5100AGN

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Great condition, just over a year old, has a beautiful full HD 1920x1200 display as opposed to the standard 1440x900. Comes with Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 installed. Comes in the box with all accessories.

Specs:

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400@2.26GHz
GPU: NVIDIA 9800GTS with 1GB of dedicated video RAM
RAM: 4GB DDR3 PC-8500
HDD: 320GB 7200RPM Drive with second empty drive bay
Display: 17" WUXGA 1920x1200 Full HD
Optical: 8xDVD±RW with LabelFlash
Wi-Fi: Intel 5100AGN

Other: 1.3MP Webcam
HDMI Out,
3x USB 2.0 Ports
e-Sata Port
Firewire Port
Gigabit Ethernet Port
Built-in 56K Modem
Headphone Jack
Microphone Jack


System #3

MSI Model GT725-074US
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4G
Ram: 4GB DDR2
Video Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850 Video Memory 512MB DDR3 VRAM
Hard Drive: 320GB
Screen: 17" WSXGA+
DVD ROM: DVD Super Multi

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MSI GT725-074US NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo P8600(2.40GHz) 17.0" Wide SXGA+ 4GB Memory 320GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850

This laptop comes with a swiss gear backpack, 16 GB USB key, Logitech NX80 laser mouse, and a 6ft ethernet cable. Comes with the factory recovery discs that can return it to how it was out of the box (Windows Vista) if you prefer. Included: -Microsoft Office Home and Student installed -Updated with the latest windows updates and drivers -2 years remaining of the 3 year manufacturer's warranty -retail box This machine can handle several news games including Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and Napoleon Total War. Reason for selling: I have finished my course at Fanshawe for which the laptop was purchased. I have a desktop gaming machine and no longer have a use for this laptop. Notables: Yes it does have a core i7 sticker on the back of the machine, but no core i7 inside the machine. Also, I'm a drummer and a bit of a music nerd, so there is a Pearl sticker and an illScarlett sticker on the back. I can remove these upon request.

Model
Brand MSI
Model GT725-074US
Part# 9S7-172234-074
General
Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
CPU Type Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4G
Screen 17" WSXGA+
Memory Size 4GB DDR2
Hard Disk 320GB
Optical Drive DVD Super Multi
Graphics Card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
Video Memory 512MB DDR3 VRAM
Communication Modem, Gigabit LAN and WLAN
Card slot 1 x Express Card
Dimensions 15.56" x 10.95" x 1.04-1.38"
Weight 7.35 lbs.
Tech Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology
CPU
CPU Type Intel Core 2 Duo
CPU Speed P8600(2.40GHz)
CPU FSB 1066MHz
CPU L2 Cache 3MB
Chipset
Chipset Intel PM45
Display
Screen Size 17.0"
Wide Screen Support Yes
Display Type Wide SXGA+
Resolution 1680 x 1050
LCD Features Glare
Operating Systems
Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Graphics
GPU/VPU ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850
Video Memory 512MB DDR3 VRAM
Graphic Type Dedicated Card
Hard Drive
HDD 320GB
HDD RPM 7200rpm
HDD Interface SATA
Memory
Memory 4GB
Memory Spec 2GB x 2
Max Memory Supported 4GB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD Super Multi
Optical Drive Interface Integrated
Communications
Modem 56K
LAN 10/100/1000Mbps
WLAN 802.11a/g/n Wireless LAN
Bluetooth Yes
Ports
Card Slot 1 x Express Card
USB 3
IEEE 1394 1
Video Port 1 x VGA
HDMI 1
Other port 1 x ESATA/USB Combo
Audio Ports Yes
Audio
Audio HD Audio quality, Dolby Digital Live
Speaker 4 speakers + 1 subwoofer
Input Device
Touchpad Yes
Keyboard Standard
Supplemental Drive
Card Reader 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS Pro)
Webcam 2.0MP
Power
AC Adapter Output: 19V DC, 120W
Input: 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Battery 9-cell lithium ion
Physical spec
Dimensions 15.56" x 10.95" x 1.04-1.38"
Weight 7.35 lbs.
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 3 years limited
Labor 3 years limited

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May 22, 2010 2:50:09 PM

Also have good deal on desktop but would like laptop as i cant take it where ever i go heres the desktop im in canada and he is asking $800 for everything.
Do you think its a killer gaming rig ?

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- AMD X2 5000 Black Edition CPU @ 2.6 Ghz (Never overclocked)
- BFG 260 GTX OC 896Mb (Top version of the 260gtx)
- MSI Sli Motherboard
- 4 Gigz of DDR2 800Mhz
- 550W OCZ Fatal1ty Series PSU
- 250Gigz Sata Hard Drive @ 7200 rpm
- DVD Burner
- 5.1 Channel Creative Sound Blaster Soundcard
- Wireless N Card
- Black gaming case with 1 x 220mm side fan, 2 x 120mm front/top fans, 2 x 80mm back fans (all are LED)
- Scythe Katana 3 CPU fan

It also comes with:
- Samsung 23.4' Black LCD Monitor (3 months old)
- Razer Deatheradder Gaming Mouse (1800 Dpi, 3 months old)
- Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard
- Logitech X-530 6 Piece Sound System
- Steelseries Qck (12.6' x 11.2') Gaming Mouse Pad
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May 23, 2010 6:30:29 AM

Hello :) 
Between the notebooks,the MSI GT725 will give you the best gaming experience because it has the most powerful VGA between them,however it loses to the desktop in gaming because GTX 260>HD 4850M
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