Looking at a new laptop. Need help deciding!!! Tags: Laptops firinmylazerman September 4, 2012 4:19:00 AM Hey everyone. I found a place that's selling a brand new MSI GT780DX-277US gaming laptop for $1199.99 (in Canadian dollars.) MY QUESTIONS: Is this laptop worth $1400?? (Canadian dollars including the tax) Approximately how much would a desktop equivalent of this laptop be to build?? Specs: Model - MSI GT780DX-277US Operating System - Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium Processor - Intel Core i7-2670QM (2.2 GHz, Quad-Core) Standard Memory - 8GB DDR3 (not sure what speed) Memory Expansion - 4 Slots, up to 32GB Hard Drive - 750 GB HDD (not sure what speed) Optical Drive - Blu-ray / DVD Super Multi Drive Display Size - 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080) Display Technology - LED-Backlit, Active Matrix TFT Color LCD Graphics - NVIDIA GeForcw GTX 570M 1.5GB Wireless - 802.11b/g/n Ethernet - 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN Bluetooth - Bluetooth v3.0 + HS Webcam - Integrated HD (720p @ 30fps) HDMI - Yes (v 1.4) USB - 2x USB 3.0, 3x USB 2.0 I/O - 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x VGA, 1x eSATA, 2x USB 3.0, 3x USB 2.0, 1x Headphone-in, 1x Microphone-out, 1x RJ45 Card Reader - SD(XC/HC)/MMC/MS(PRO)/xD Audio - 2.1 channels speakers, Sound by Dynaudio, THX TruStudio Pro, 7.1ch output Keyboard - 102-key keyboard by SteelSeries, LED backlight(optional) Pointing Device - TouchPad Security - Kensington Lock Slot Battery - 9 cells Color - Black Dimensions - 428 x 288 x 55mm(WxDxH) Weight - 3.9 kg Warranty - 2 Years More about : laptop deciding Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help deciding on Laptop for WoW ForumNeed Help Deciding on new Mouse and Keyboard ForumHelp deciding on a new laptop (Graphic Design) ForumDeciding on a laptop (ultrabook); need help /recommendations ForumDeciding on a gaming laptop need help ! 11" to 13" ForumNeed Help On Deciding What Laptop Or the desktop Please Read ForumHelp to deciding on new laptop ForumNeed Help On Deciding What Laptop Please Read ForumNeed help deciding on new laptop ForumBuying a New Laptop . Help needed deciding . ForumNeed help deciding on laptop /specs of laptop ForumPLEASE HELP ME....I am deciding between two laptop ...and i can't make decision.. ForumNeed a new computer, but I need help deciding . ForumI forgot my pasord on my Acer Aspire One note book and there is no win ForumChoosing Gaming Laptop Help ForumLooking for "gaming/desktop replacement" Laptop ForumImprove older single core laptop by o/s upgrade from winXP to win7 ForumImprove older single core laptop by o/s upgrade from winXP to win7 ForumHelp finding a laptop ForumLaptop Recommendations More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !