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Old May 25, 2009, 09:52 PM
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Hey all,

I was wondering what pplz thought of this gaming laptop combo from Tiger Direct

OCZ DIY 15.4" Gaming Notebook PC Bundle - Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 2.4GHz, 802.11abgn WLAN, 2GB DDR2, 160GB HDD, DVDRW, 15.4" WXGA+, No OS in Canada at TigerDirect.ca

It seems kinda decent, albeit a bit chunky. 9-cell battery and a 8600 seem to give it some decent battery life/gaming power.
It's either this or a macbook

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Old May 25, 2009, 10:06 PM
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Oh wait, just realized that this is made completly obselete by the dell studio 15. Huh.
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Old May 25, 2009, 11:25 PM
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Welcome to Sager Notebooks

That's about the best performance, cheapest 15.4" proper "Gaming" notebook you'll find. Much better looking, less clunky, and MUCH more better performing as well. Just remember all the prices on Sager's website are in USD, though they do ship to Canada.
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Old May 26, 2009, 07:22 AM
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Not sure what your budget is but +1 for a Sager. Check out XoticPC.com they might have a deal on them? If you want to stick with purchasing from Canada and have a lower budget, than probably the Studio 15 is your best bet. I am not crazy about the Studio's style but it is a decent bang for buck.
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Old May 26, 2009, 09:05 AM
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sager ships via ups though.
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Old May 26, 2009, 10:49 AM
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Here's another good deal.

Newegg.ca - ASUS F81 Series F81Se-X1 NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo P8400(2.26GHz) 14.1" 4GB Memory 320GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 - Laptops / Notebooks
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Old May 26, 2009, 09:29 PM
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Hmm, I'm kinda hesitant to buy a studio 15 until reviews come out on the new update. How's the XPS 13?
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Old May 27, 2009, 11:57 AM
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I have a Sager right now and its a great laptop but NCIX are going to carry Eurocom.
Its got upgradable graphics as well and its at least available in Canada. I would pick one up if I were looking but they are a bit expensive.
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