ASUS Laptops

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  1. Saks

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    Im looking at replacing my 4 year old laptop.

    Currently im looking at these two ASUS models.

    ASUS N50 Series N50Vn -X5A NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo P8600(2.40GHz) 15.4" Wide XGA 4GB Memory 320GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220489
    ASUS F50 Series F50SV-A1 NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo P8600(2.40GHz) 16" 4GB Memory 320GB HDD 7200rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce GT 120M - Retail

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220525


    Is there a Huge difference with these 2 vid cards?

    I know ASUS makes great components... but i dont really know anything about their laptops... any thoughts?
     
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    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    Is there a real reason you want to stick with Asus? Toshiba, Sony, and some others are worth a look as well. My suggestion is head over to www.CNet.com and read up on their reviews of the two.
     
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    I dont know why ASUS... i just like their stuff... And the dedicated vid cards are a plus as well.
     
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    Mainly, im looking for something that has a dedicated vid card... but wont break the bank...

    I am on the road quite a bit, and i prefer something that can play a game or two.

    And for the price and what they come with... the ASUS laptops seem great
     
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    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    The new MACs run games, and you can install Vista on them now... just a thought. If I was to get a laptop, that'd be it for me. Those things are super small, strong and fast.
     
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    the GT M series is newer, has faster memory (1066MHz GDDR3 vs 800MHz on the 9M series)

    performance wise (core clock & shader speed):
    GT 130M > 9650M GT > 9600M GT or GT 120M
     
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    thanks! thats what i was wondering about :bowdown:
     
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    meh... Macs are alright i guess... just fucking expensive
     
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    You pay for what you get. If you do get one, stray away from the "green" one, the screen is SUPER reflective and over priced for the materials used in its construction.
     

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