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Hey everyone. I am trying to buy a new laptop, and I just wanted to know what one I maybe should get. I've had my eye on a Acer Ferrari series. I was also looking at Alienware. Any thoughts? http://www.acer-euro.com/ferrari-line/ferrari1000/ferrari-design.html Ferrari Laptop

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    I gotta take it places. I like laptops over all much better, and I've been playing with one for a long time now and I have gotten used to it.
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    So...no word on a good laptop? Ok, thanks anyway. And I have a PSP.
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    Look at the Acer Aspire 9815WKMi or the Asus Lamborghini VX1
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    Actually I use a laptop for gaming as well, mainly because my desktop is busted.

    If you don't mind price too much, a WidowPC or Toshiba would be worth it, albeit the Toshiba needs to be ordered and customized, and the WidowPC kicks ass all around.
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    I have an alienware laptop, just don't get one, they're good and all, but you can get better cyberpowerpc or Ibuypower. Alienwares overheat and dont give you as many options as the other companies, and oh yea, they're way overpriced.
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    Thanks. I will look into Cyberpower, thanks for all your help!

    P.S. My noobieness will go away after I put my sig up. So sorry if I look like a noob who doesnt know what he is talking about.
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    Well you do, because that graphics card is "Hyper Memory" Which basically means it has about 64-128mb of actual onboard memory, and the rest of the "max 512mb of memory" is shared with the system memory. Don't get integrated graphics. Waste of time for gaming.
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    Thanks.
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    You're welcome. Oh and not Alienware please, for the love of god they overcharge more than the Betty Ford clinic.
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    Thats a nice laptop............
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    Yeah, my friend has a alienware, $5000. and he has to fix the hardware every month for like $100. Thanks all, everything is taken into consideration.
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    Don't ever buy an alienware laptop,buy the ferrari one it looks nice and can 99% run css with out any problems.
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    Exactly.
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    Don't buy Alienware. Also, IMO Dell laptops suck - I left it on overnight so it'd do the disk fragmentation and when I woke up, there was just a black screen. I turned the computer off and I realized that the computer had overheated and I lost pretty much everything :s

    Buy the Acer Ferrari.
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    ...My old computer was a Dell. Thats why I need a new one.
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    Best pc's out there is the ones u build ur self..........
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    Its cheaper to buy it all together. :/
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    My Computer I'm currently using is a Laptop:
    advice:

    don't do it!!
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    I gotta. :/
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    Very true.
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    Yea, I'm using a laptop too, it pulls off the hardware, but easily overheats, and it harder to manage. If you possibly can, get a desktop, if not, just stick with a cyberpower or Ibuypower laptop.
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    Please, it may seem cheaper, but my advice is not to buy a laptop cause I got one right here...
    It always overheats and then it's very loud and has got a cpu-usage of 100% >:(

    If you have the chanche, go buy a computer and ask your friends if they have a computer screen they don't use anymore. A friend of mine got 5 (!) 19" screens standing useless in his room....

    Well and other things aren't that hard to get for money (headphones instead of speakers, because you are a gamer...).
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    I have a laptop, it can run everything greatly!
    Manufacturer: Acer
    Processor: Amd Turion ML-34
    Memory: 1gb
    Hard Drive: 100gb
    Video Card: ATI MOBILITY RADEON X700 128mb pci-e 16x
    Monitor: Acer laptop screen
    Sound Card: Manhattan 5.1 gaming headset
    Speakers/Headphones: Manhattan 5.1 gaming headset
    Keyboard: Acer laptop keyboard
    Mouse: Razer Copperhead!
    Mouse Surface: Ulti-Mat original silver

    Also overheating was my problem too, but then I bought www.jiumcooler.com/englishhomepage/sub_02_03.asp
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    Actually you CAN'T run everything fine.

    You have a bad processor, and a worse video card than me..
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    Nice bump Eraser. Please erase yourself.
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    Lol. Wasn't that a bit harsh Zabuza?
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    The processor has 1mb of l2. The video card is almost same as x800 but it does have only six vertex shaders, lower clock frequency (which can be overclocked easily) and max memory is 128mb. At least I can get almost 6k in 3dmark03. How about you Ati boi?
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    That 1Mb cache is split for both cores so , each core only has 512kb of level 2 cache. Plus it will have a lower clockspeed etc, to save on power consumption. Getting almost 6k in 3D Mark 03 is ok but you will struggle to get even half of it in 3D Mark 06.
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    A good one is gona cost you £700 +
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    Yep and you will be lucky if you can play some of the high end games
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    Sry but i dont have the x2 version. When you change power mode (dont know what it is in english) to always on it wount downclock. At least that worked for me.
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    But the cheap is already downclocked
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    I'd go with the Acer Ferrari, but if it was me i would get a computer not a laptop!
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    Well thats true it is already downclocked (compared to what?). But when idling it changes multiplier from 9x to 4x and that aint fun. It also does that when it overheats. If you are going to get a laptop I really suggest the Acer Ferrari with external cooling.
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    What is your budget on a laptop / PC.
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