Looking for a Gaming Laptop/Desktop Replacement Tags: Laptops Desktops Product Last response: June 28, 2009 7:36 AM in Laptop General Discussion Share Logick June 20, 2009 11:19:04 PM 1_What is your budget? below $2k 2_What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? I would like around 17" but I will be attaching it to a 24" DVI monitor 95% of the time 3_What screen resolution do you want? see #2 4_Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? desktop replacement 5_How much battery life do you need? not really an issue, it will be more of a portable PC than a latop. 6_Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? High settings 7_What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo / Video editing, surfing the web, playing music, watching movies, Etc.) programming, the net, music, movies, being on overnight 8_How much storage (H.D.D Capacity) do you need? 300+ GB I would like 2 HDD slots since i wish to replace the primary drive with a solid state drive once they become reasonably priced. 9_If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post the links to them. no dell or alienware, xoticPC seems nice 10_How long do you want to keep your laptop? 3+ years 11_If you would like to mention some other things about purchasing your ideal laptop, post them. blue tooth, wireless N, and preferably something that doesn't overheat all the time. 12_Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. I have an Alienware ATM, it overheats all the time, I heard Dells are just as bad. I hear nothing but good stuff for ASUS and Sager, so one of them I guess. 13_What country do you live in? USA Thanks! More about : gaming laptop desktop replacement Sialac June 23, 2009 8:00:00 AM Looks like you already made up your mind before writing this, so I'll just say SAGER SAGER SAGER! Sager NP5797 Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 23, 2009 10:43:12 AM Yup another vote for SAGER NP5797 Related resources Looking for a work laptop/desktop replacement - Forum New Gaming Laptop/Desktop Replacement 1600 Dollars - Forum Need a gaming Laptop/Desktop Under $1500 - Forum $800 budget for a gaming laptop/desktop - Forum Alienware: New 17inch Laptop/desktop replacement - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Logick June 24, 2009 3:46:43 PM Thank you for the suggestion, but I was wondering, does it have room for a second hard drive? Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 25, 2009 1:14:24 PM No only 1 drive for HDD Logick June 26, 2009 8:49:04 AM hmm then my future plan for it won't do. I was looking at these two: http://www.xoticpc.com/asus-n90sva1-p-2569.html http://www.xoticpc.com/asus-n90sva2-p-2570.html can't seem to find a difference between them. Also since they have no DVI, but an HDMI port, can I attach it to a DVI monitor and get a resolution higher than 1080p?(if the monitor supports it like 1920x1200) Thanks Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 26, 2009 10:32:00 AM u said "6_Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? High settings " Dont expect that with ASUS N90 lostandwandering a b D Laptop June 26, 2009 3:00:06 PM This'd work: http://www.xoticpc.com/force-extreme-built-flextronics-... The 3870's would do fine, 17'', under 2k and can handle multiple HDDs. Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 27, 2009 9:01:32 AM Yup that would be a good option too,2 HD 3870s can handle games fine Logick June 27, 2009 7:17:29 PM How about this? http://www.xoticpc.com/asus-g50vtb1-p-2558.html Or should i go for broke and just get this? http://www.xoticpc.com/asus-g71gxa1-order-p-2591.html Maziar a c 244 D Laptop June 28, 2009 7:36:31 AM G71 is a good choice and has a GTX 260M in it which is a good card Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Incompetent people in high positions. Laptop>desktop for gaming. wtf mate? Forum SolvedLooking for budget gaming keyboard replacement Forum Looking for a budget replacement gaming motherboard Forum Looking for an alternative/replacement for my R.A.T. 5 gaming mouse Forum SolvedLooking for a gaming laptop to replace my gaming desktopp Forum Looking for a temp. 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