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Topic # 99252 15-Mar-2012 12:53 Send private message

Managed to submit a blank topic! Brilliant... 

Anyway, what I wanted to post is about the upcoming Acer ultrabook that packs a Geforce GT640m (Kepler) descrete graphics card. Apparently this will run BF3 at 1366x768 in 'Ultra' quality. Pretty impressive for a 2cm thick ultrabook.
http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/13/acer-aspire-ultra-timeline-m3-brings-an-nvidia-kepler-gpu-to-the/

Who here would want to get a gaming ultrabook? 

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gjm

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 595600 15-Mar-2012 13:11 Send private message

love the idea but an acer...no thanks.




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  Reply # 595607 15-Mar-2012 13:30 Send private message

I would, had two acers just over a year, and a half now

Used to have the same attitude gjm had, but that changed with the build quality/materials on the new Timeline series

pretty much as reliable as the next brand. In saying that, I wouldn't touch Dell anymore. Mostly due to seeing how many fail at my old work!




I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

gjm

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  Reply # 595623 15-Mar-2012 14:15 Send private message

yeah, thats the problem if you let your brand slip. Even if you get better you still have to convince everyone that you are no longer crap




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