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February 4, 2011 1:54:54 PM

Hi,

I am looking to get a Clevo X7200 for around £2500 for gaming. What specification is good and what custom laptop seller should i get it from? Thnx

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February 4, 2011 7:09:24 PM

Hello and welcome to the forums
Specs depend on your usage.
If you want maximum performance,go with i7 950/2 GTX 485Ms/6GB RAM(HDD capacity depends on yourself)
February 4, 2011 7:19:45 PM

thank you maziar. well i think SLI GTX 485M would way above my budget. Is there a specific custom-laptop seller which you would recommend?
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February 5, 2011 6:04:53 AM

Then go with 1 GTX 485M.(Or 2 GTX 470M's if your budget allows)
Kobalt-computers sell Clevo laptops in the UK
http://kobaltcomputers.co.uk/
February 5, 2011 5:57:19 PM

Is it easy to change the configuration of a laptop yourself? coz I might go for the single 485M and buy another 485M later when I have enough money or upgrade the CPU to Ivy when it comes out
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February 6, 2011 5:16:43 AM

You can add another 485M later on(They're a little hard to find though) but you can't upgrade it to Ivy bridge because it's not compatible.
February 6, 2011 6:58:23 AM

While browsing the internet yesterday, I came across some a review that showed how Radeon HD 6970M Xfire is better than 470M SLI on Tom's Hardware. This got me pretty confused; can you tell me the pros and cons of Radeon against Geforce. Thank you
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February 6, 2011 3:48:24 PM

6970M is faster than GTX 470M but 2x6970Ms are sometimes slower than 2 470Ms due to drivers.
February 6, 2011 4:09:36 PM

ok. One last question. what about the heat produced, which one is hotter when gaming?
February 7, 2011 1:19:50 PM

Thank you very much
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February 8, 2011 8:37:33 AM

No prob,post some benchies if you bought it :D 
February 8, 2011 11:52:33 AM

sure will... what software is there to benchmark? i already know CPU-Z, Core temp, Prime95, PCmark 05, Itunes, Cod 6&7 and Crysis.
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February 9, 2011 4:58:09 AM

Any games that you have are great.(Including COD6,7 and Crysis).Metro 2033/Stalker are also great for benchmarking.
Post your results in the "Laptop's section" and you'll get more replies :) 
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