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Old 06-27-2012, 07:13 PM   #16
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$1200? Are you going to be doing much gaming on it? Even so, $1200? SRSLY?

1) The Intel HD 4000 that makes up the GPU half of mobile Ivy Bridge CPUs can even play Crysis at decent settings. There's no longer any need to pay for discrete graphics on a laptop unless you're getting it specifically for gaming.

2) ASUS makes quality 14" laptops that go on sale for < $400. My brother-in-law just bought one with an i3 2350M (2.3GHz) and I was amazed at how well-put-together it was. He added a 240GB SSD, put the included platter drive in a USB 3.0 external enclosure and the thing just flies. Total cost: < $600.


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Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."
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