New Laptop for Diablo 3 ?

1. What is your budget?
Not really sure, i think about
1800-2000$

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
15.x

3. What screen resolution do you want?
minimum 1600x900

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Its not so important that it is super portable.

5. How much battery life do you need?
Not much :)

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)?

I would like to play Diabo 3 when it comes out

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Normal desktop, interenet rdp work.

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
128GB ;)

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
I dont consider any special sites.

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
3+ years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
I dont need a Optical drive.

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 would like to by the more wellknown brands, Acer, Asus, HP, Levono.

13. What country do you live in?
Denmark

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
I know its a conundrum but i would like to play some casual games on a not too big laptop, that does not run too hot :)
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  1. How soon do you plan to get your new notebook?
    Some pretty big changes taking place in the next few weeks.

    Ivy Bridge-based Asus G55VW Laptop Seen for Pre-Order

    Besides the usual Dell/HP entertainment notebooks and Asus entertainment/gaming notebooks.
    Other options - from a custom notebook builder like XNB:
    Maybe something like this XNB TERMINATOR IV15?
    Or XNB Sense XA15
  2. Do you think the older sandybridge would take a price dump when Ivy Bridge gets out, it think the "old" technology would be enough ?
  3. It's a good question and the answer is - not much.
    And I agree the Sandy Bridge stuff is still going to be a good value - especially if you can find a good sale.

    HP has a sale going on over here at the moment (which happens quite often actually, not just Ivy Bridge related).
    HP Pavilion dv6 Select Edition 15.6" Core i5 Laptop ~$250 off
  4. Lol don't listen to Ram1009. He's dumb and posts in every thread about gaming laptops.

    It's funny though - I just bought a new PC for D3 as well. I wonder if the world is seeing a huge spike in PC sales due to D3 coming out! haha.

    If you're interested here's what I went with but it's from a custom builder so might not be good for you (this rig will DESTROY D3 by the way lol):
    Model :Sager NP9170 / Clevo p170em

    Hard Drive 750GB 7200RPM

    Ram 8GB - DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel

    GeForce GTX 675M 2,048MB PCI-Express GDDR5 DX11

    Processor Sager - 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM, 2.2-3.1GHz, (32nm, 6MB L3 cache) (Supports 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors)

    Display 17.3" FHD 16:9 "Glare Type" Super Clear Ultra Bright LED Glossy Screen (1920x1080) (SKU - S1R506)

    They have a 15 inch version that's probably cheaper though over at Xoticpc.com

    I am still waiting to get mine.. ordered it on the 18th but I didn't do the rush shipping so there are still 3 more days in my build window before it's expected to ship.
  5. Quote:
    gaming laptop=oxymoron
    I know :)

    but still for casual gaming and some mobility i need a "gaming" laptop

    Also the NXB laptops look very nice, but i have to buy it through my company, thats why i need som of the bland brand names :)

    ill consider your replies
  6. just a quick question, what graphics cards would be recomended for D3 ?
  7. Something like this would do really well.
    MSI GT60 15" notebook $1500
    Core i7 3610QM 2.30GHz IVB CPU, 12GB RAM, 1TB HDD 7200rpm, 15.6" 1920x1080 LCD w/ GeForce GTX 670M

    How do you go about checking to see if there are any MSI GT60 notebooks in your area?
  8. Another possible option:
    ASUS G55VW
    Core i7 3610QM 2.30GHz IVB CPU, 8GB RAM, 750GBB HDD 7200rpm, 15.6" 1920x1080 LCD w/ GeForce GTX 660M ~US$1280
  9. I think i will look into the MSI, imo the ASUS G series is ugly as sin :D

    Thank you for all of your inputs!
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