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foloed July 1, 2012 08:36 AM

Computer for college
 
Hello everyone, i'm wondering if you can help me.
I'm looking for a good laptop for school that can also substitute as a nice gaming laptop.
I was eyeballing the following asus laptop and i was wondering if it would be quiet enough to function in a classroom setting without pissing everyone off
ASUS G55VW-DS71 15.6in FHD Core I7-3610QM Quad Core 12GB 750GB GeForce 660M 2GB HDMI Notebook - ASUS - G55VW-DS71
Regards, foloed.

NyteOwl July 1, 2012 09:44 AM

Looks like a nice machine.

This doesn't look too bad either (in Buy&Sell) http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...e-m17x-r3.html

Soullessone21 July 1, 2012 10:10 AM

Take it from me a Asus tech and many time university student... No absolutely no G series the odd issues and huge amount of rmas on these units make it a bad main system. I highly without a doubt recommend the N series asus very silent and bullet proof plus they look like art and they are far easier to lug around. If Ur set on 15" the GT60 from MSI is another desktop replacement that it well built and very fast.

In conclusion no G series for school bad plan pm me if you want more info:)

foloed July 1, 2012 12:46 PM

Also, does anyone know a general guideline on how well it runs games :P?

frontier204 July 1, 2012 08:39 PM

There's too many configurations of laptop GPU for benchmarks to be very accurate (as manufacturers get to HEAVILY change the clock speeds or even change RAM types), but NotebookCheck's reviews are a starting point if you can't find a review for the exact laptop you are looking for:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M - Notebookcheck.net Tech

ottawaMayn July 12, 2012 11:40 PM

i have an n53sn...very good laptop. like it much better than my old g series i had...as a unit kid u just dont need all that fluff and yet this seems to run smooooooooooooooth.

either way asus is the brand i trrust so good luck


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