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Old August 24, 2010, 06:31 PM
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I'm considering getting a new laptop and giving this one to my younger brother.

That m11x from alienware(dell) seems very nice.

Is there a better alternative ?

My priorities (highest to lowest)

-Battery life
-Good CPU/memory
-Lightweight
-Decent GPU

Built-in DVD drive is not a concern for me. I rarely use CDs anyway, an external would be fine.

I don't care about the screen size, anything 15" and under is OK.

I would have pretty much 2 uses for this:
-Networking (cisco IOS)
-Starcraft 2

I've found that the core 2 version gets the most battery life while the i7 version gets the least.

Would the i5 be the "sweet spot" here ?

Also, I would really prefer a matte finish. I hate glossy but this isn't a priority.

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Old September 9, 2010, 08:56 AM
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would like to know this as well as it's pretty much what im looking for too
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Old September 9, 2010, 04:26 PM
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I would suggest looking at the Asus U35JC.
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=ASUS


Here are a couple of reviews of it:
Asus U35JC review | Expert Reviews

ASUS U35Jc Notebook Review | Blog - ScreenAid.com
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Old September 10, 2010, 12:42 AM
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The GT 335m is quite a bit more powerful than the 310m, 3DMark05 and 3DMark06, the 335m doubles the 310m, if that means anything.




I've been eyeing one from Dell US's outlet site, just need to figure out how I'm going to import it.......
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