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Acer Laptop - Need advice

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March 29, 2012 10:09:32 PM

Unfortunately I was too late on the Dell XPS 17 deal from a few weeks ago for $750. But this deal has come up and I'm wondering if it will be just as good.

I need a laptop for mostly excel, word, and email. I like that it's 1600x900 res. I also play games like WoW and SWTOR. I don't care about high settings, as long as the low settings are smooth as butter. This laptop has a comparable CPU and RAM, it has a smaller HD which I'm happy about since I don't need the space. I'm also planning on putting in a 120GB SSD. I want to know if
1) I can easily swap out the standard HDD with the SSD (or add it as the primary and use the other as storage?)
2) if I can run those 2 games well at low to medium settings

I think it will handle it, and even with the SSD I want to swap in, the RAM, etc... I'm looking at <$720.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/ite...]

What do you think?

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March 30, 2012 4:57:12 AM

Hello jkelley9;

That's a pretty good deal. It covers 1 & 2 just fine.
i5-2450M 2.5GHz CPU & Radeon HD 7670M graphics. $550.
Has a 2nd HDD bay for that SSD.

That CPU/GPU combo will run WoW on highest settings and a solid medium on SWTOR and might run on high with some tweaking.
Radeon HD 7670M
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a c 572 D Laptop
March 30, 2012 5:05:18 AM

Acer Aspire 7750G Notebook
The model is different, with different hardware.
But the chassis is the same and it will give you an idea of the layout of the laptop.
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March 30, 2012 5:17:57 PM

Alright, thanks for the advice and good links! :) 

I'll be pulling the trigger on this one tonight when I get home from work. I'd like to see if anyone has anything negative to include about this particular laptop, like reliability concerns, etc.
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April 6, 2012 12:02:01 AM

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April 6, 2012 12:02:59 AM

I ended up buying this model. I like it very much and I think it will do just fine! I'm very surprised what kind of hardware one can get with only $550!
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April 6, 2012 7:18:38 AM

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