Advice on a Sager laptop build Tags: Laptops Last response: July 21, 2011 6:34 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share mguskey July 20, 2011 6:27:52 PM I just put together this laptop build off the Sager website: does anyone have any suggestions on what is a waste of money, or what i should change. Or tell me if its perfect (unlikely). Display 15.6" HD+ LED-Backlit Display with Matte Finished Surface (1600 x 900) Video & Graphics Card 1GB GDDR3 Nvidia GeForce GT 540M GPU with Optimus Technology / Embedded Intel HD Graphics CPU Processor 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM Processor ( 6MB L3 Cache, 2.00GHz) [$70.00] Thermal Compound IC Diamond Thermal Compound - CPU + GPU [$25.00] Operating System Genuine MS Windows® 7 Professional 32/64-Bit Edition ( 64-Bit Preloaded ) [$60.00] Memory 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 2 X 4GB [$140.00] Primary Hard Disk Drive 500GB 7200rpm SATA Hybrid Hard Drive with 4GB SSD [$85.00] Optical Drive Bay — Optical Drive or Hard Disk Drive in Optical Drive Bay with Caddy case 8X DVD±R/RW/4X +DL Super-Multi Drive & Software Wireless Network Card Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 - 802.11A/B/G/N Wireless LAN + Bluetooth Combo Module [$25.00] Primary Battery Smart Li-ION Battery Pack More about : advice sager laptop build Maziar a c 234 D Laptop July 21, 2011 6:34:55 AM It looks good to me;however,if you're a gamer then go with NP5165 instead,it's got GT 555M which is faster than 540M Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFinding a Cheap Sager laptop ForumLenovo Y580 vs. Sager NP9130 ForumCustomizing a Sager NP9270 - Help Needed ForumXPS 15 vs Sager NP5135 ForumASUS g73jh-A1 or Sager NP8120 ForumAsus G73SW-A1 vs. Sager NP8170 ForumSager nightmare! ForumSager laptop passes bios then hangs ForumHelp building a Sager Laptop ForumSager Laptop restarts after bios ForumBest gaming laptop ? Asus vs. Sager ForumNeed advice on building laptop ForumGeneral Laptop Advice From An Old Pro. ForumAdvice Needed: Best Upgrade Path for Gaming in Sager NP8690/8760 ForumGeForce 8800 GTX 512m upgrade/replacement for Sager M57RU ForumLaptop memory question Forum[Solved] Laptop under $1,000 (anything better than example listed below?) ForumAsus Mini Laptop 1215B E-350 ForumThink pad laptop cmos problem ForumHelp to set up a asus laptop More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !