Looking for a Gaming Laptop/Desktop Replacement Tags: Laptops Desktops Last response: June 28, 2009 7:36 AM in Laptops & Notebooks 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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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 | Report abuse Maziar Laptop Master June 23, 2009 10:43:12 AM Yup another vote for SAGER NP5797 | Report abuse 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? | Report abuse Related ressources Looking for a work laptop/desktop replacement - Forum New Gaming Laptop/Desktop Replacement 1600 Dollars - Forum New laptop/desktop for Diablo 3 - Forum [Solved]Need help finding a laptop/desktop under $600 - Forum Help Needed Building laptop/desktop $2500 - Forum Ask the community Publish Maziar Laptop Master June 25, 2009 1:14:24 PM No only 1 drive for HDD | Report abuse 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 | Report abuse Maziar Laptop Master 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 | Report abuse lostandwandering Laptop Expert 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. | Report abuse Maziar Laptop Master June 27, 2009 9:01:32 AM Yup that would be a good option too,2 HD 3870s can handle games fine | Report abuse 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 | Report abuse Maziar Laptop Master June 28, 2009 7:36:31 AM G71 is a good choice and has a GTX 260M in it which is a good card | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Looking for a Gaming Laptop/Desktop Replacement> Related ressources: ForumSo confused on what to do about next laptop/desktop need oppinions ForumAlienware: New 17inch Laptop/desktop replacement ForumLooking to purchase gaming laptop ForumDesktop Replacement ForumHelp choosing laptop/desktop combination for college ForumBudget Gaming Laptop ForumNew instal...Windows 7 Ultimate vs. Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade? 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