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Topic # 112352 5-Dec-2012 21:13 Send private message

Hi
I am buying a laptop for gaming/school purposes.
It needs to be <1000, i7, 2gb graphics, 4-8gb of ram and any weight of 2.5 kg and below.
I am also going to buy it on boxing day for the best prices. I just currently want suggestions.
Thanks In advance.


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  Reply # 727646 5-Dec-2012 21:24 Send private message

Finding a gaming laptop with that spec below $1000 NZD is going to be very unlikely, if not impossible.

A desktop with that spec would cost more than that.  

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  Reply # 727650 5-Dec-2012 21:28 Send private message

Good luck.





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  Reply # 727655 5-Dec-2012 21:32 Send private message

When I read your budget vs specs, I was all up in my face with like WTF.

You might need to revise your expectations I suspect. Either price up, or CPU and RAM down.




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  Reply # 727656 5-Dec-2012 21:33 Send private message

As Above, Good Luck

Dell are doing a 17" Laptop on special for $1500 2GB Graphics 1TB Hdd but is 3.5K iirc

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  Reply # 727658 5-Dec-2012 21:40 Send private message

closest i could come up with for your budget is this

Asus R500VJ-SX053P 39.6 cm (15.6") LED Notebook - Intel Core i5 i5-3210M 2.50 GHz - 1366 x 768 HD Display - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD - DVD-Writer - NVIDIA GeForce GT635M Graphics - Webcam - Genuine Windows 8 Professional - HDMI

About $1200 inc RRP

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  Reply # 727664 5-Dec-2012 21:44 Send private message

Have a look at the dell specials. http://www.dell.com/nz/p/popular-laptop-deals.aspx?c=nz&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=mn


But closest for your specs to your budget would be $1199.



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  Reply # 727668 5-Dec-2012 21:48 Send private message

Really guys?
http://www(DOT)xpcomputers(DOT)co(DOT)nz/product-sony_vaio_sve15118fgw_i7_3612qm_4g_750g_15.5_led_hd7650m_w7h64_wht-1024970
Why did i find this then?
(Its a bit to heavy though)




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  Reply # 727670 5-Dec-2012 21:50 Send private message

boby55: Have a look at the dell specials. http://www.dell.com/nz/p/popular-laptop-deals.aspx?c=nz&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=mn


But closet for your specs to your budget would be $1199.


*surprised* good specs for the money there



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  Reply # 727673 5-Dec-2012 21:53 Send private message

Wouldn't say.
Also, does anyone have any good computer websites?

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  Reply # 727674 5-Dec-2012 21:54 Send private message

dimsim:
boby55: Have a look at the dell specials. http://www.dell.com/nz/p/popular-laptop-deals.aspx?c=nz&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=mn


But closet for your specs to your budget would be $1199.


*surprised* good specs for the money there


yeah I find Dell has good value for money WHEN they have one of there sales on. Otherwise they tend to be a bit pricey for there decent gear.



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  Reply # 727676 5-Dec-2012 21:56 Send private message

boby55:
dimsim:
boby55: Have a look at the dell specials. http://www.dell.com/nz/p/popular-laptop-deals.aspx?c=nz&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=mn


But closet for your specs to your budget would be $1199.


*surprised* good specs for the money there


yeah I find Dell has good value for money WHEN they have one of there sales on. Otherwise they tend to be a bit pricey for there decent gear.

Wait, how did you get such high internet speeds??!!



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  Reply # 727679 5-Dec-2012 21:57 Send private message

And personally, I don't like dell.

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  Reply # 727680 5-Dec-2012 21:59 Send private message

JustAnotherMCer: Really guys?
http://www(DOT)xpcomputers(DOT)co(DOT)nz/product-sony_vaio_sve15118fgw_i7_3612qm_4g_750g_15.5_led_hd7650m_w7h64_wht-1024970
Why did i find this then?
(Its a bit to heavy though)






$955.65 Cash Price is Excluding GST, Once you add gst you get $1098.99 For an extra $100 you get a faster processor, Double the Ram, more hard drive space, a fully english version of Windows.

I know I would be paying the little bit extra.

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  Reply # 727686 5-Dec-2012 22:03 Send private message

boby55:
JustAnotherMCer: Really guys?
http://www(DOT)xpcomputers(DOT)co(DOT)nz/product-sony_vaio_sve15118fgw_i7_3612qm_4g_750g_15.5_led_hd7650m_w7h64_wht-1024970
Why did i find this then?
(Its a bit to heavy though)






$955.65 Cash Price is Excluding GST, Once you add gst you get $1098.99 For an extra $100 you get a faster processor, Double the Ram, more hard drive space, a fully english version of Windows.

I know I would be paying the little bit extra.


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  Reply # 730681 11-Dec-2012 17:43 Send private message

Thanks for all your help guys. However I am now getting a netbook and a desktop upgrade.

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