Unsure of my laptop build Tags: Laptops Last response: December 28, 2012 9:44 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share Kiddona December 27, 2012 9:47:18 PM Trying to convince myself to buy a laptop. Purchasing from xoticpc. The laptop will be for everything from work, to playing movies/music, to gaming. Specs: MSI GT70 0NC-008US -17.3" FHD 16:9 "Matte Type" Super Clear Ultra Bright LED Matte Screen (1920x1080) -i7-3630QM -nVidia GeForce GTX 670MX 3,072MB PCI-Express GDDR5 DX11 with Optimus -16GB DDR3 1600MHz (Kingston HyperX CL9 Dual Channel Memory (2x8GB SODIMMS)) -750GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache Buffer (Serial-ATA II 3GB/s) -128GB Samsung 830 Series Solid State Drive -Combo Dual Layer SuperMulti DVDRW/CDRW Drive w/ Software -Internal 7-in-1 Card Reader -Intel® Advanced-N 6235 - 802.11A/B/G/N Wireless LAN Module + Bluetooth 4.0+HS Combo Card (Dual Band) -Integrated Digital Video Camera -Sound Blaster Compatible 3D Audio - Included -Smart Li-ion Battery (9-Cell) -Stock MSI SteelSeries™ Chiclet Backlit Keyboard -WINDOWS 8 - 64-Bit (Pre-Installed + Drivers & Utilities Disk) Also comes with a free carrying case and free IC Diamond Thermal Compound. Questions: Is it worth $1718?; is Windows 8 decent yet?; should I change anything? More about : unsure laptop build Maziar a c 244 D Laptop December 28, 2012 9:44:55 AM Since your main usage is gaming,I'd go with GTX 680M And yes,it's worth it.GT 70 is one of the best gaming laptops today. In terms of performance,Windows 8 is identical to W7(even better in some cases). m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMy Laptop is overheating and I'm unsure what to do. Forum SolvedStarting a new build, and I am unsure of how many watts my PSU will need. Forum SolvedHow to improve my build? Unsure about GPU Forum SolvedUnsure about my pc build Forum SolvedLaptop Screen Cracked, Unsure about Replacement Forum SolvedAfter much research I'm still unsure. Will this PSU power my build safely and effectively? Forum SolvedUnsure about a budget build, need help. Forum SolvedJust finished my build but unsure of 2x4 pin cable in the psu Forum SolvedConfused, thought I had a good build but unsure now. Forum SolvedNew GPU, unsure whether to build around it or incorporate it into an old machine. Forum SolvedPC build (still unsure for the processor Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC - Unsure between 2 Builds Forum SolvedFinalizing PC Build (newbie - unsure) Forum SolvedFirst time build running slowly and inconsistently, unsure of the problems Forum Unsure if i will be able to play this MMO with newer laptop. Please help Forum SolvedUnsure about the rig I'm going to build Forum SolvedMy First Build, Unsure about Motherboard Forum Solvedunsure if this is the best build for me and my budget Forum SolvedFirst time building a pc and I'm unsure of some of the parts. Forum SolvedBuilding a Gaming Desktop, Unsure of which parts to use. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !