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buying a new gaming laptop

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nicksimko, Jun 8, 2009.

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  1. nicksimko

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    im in the navy so i dont have room for desktop:(. i want the best laptop for gaming i can get.) i came across these thay look ok to me but want some advice be for i drop this much money on something. i also dont know the differents between quad and extreme Processor. specs im looking for are grapihcs sli, 4g ram, quad or extreme(depends on whats better for gaming), perfer blue ray but not to imporant. screen size i like 17 but i hear smaller like 15 is better for gaming. also i have had toshiba laptops 2 of them. they run very hot and shut off randomly. is this a toshiba problem or just me? both where satelites. does any one know of any better laptops? alien ware i dont know becuease they over-clocking and i hear they burn out quickly but might get if i some one really know alienware. i would like to have this laptop for atlease 2 years before i upgrade again. any help would really help me. thank you in advance.


    X305-Q708 : Detailed Product Specs 4,149
    Processor*
    Intel® Core™2 Extreme Processor QX9300
    Operating System*
    Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate (32/64-bit version), SP1
    Memory Size*
    4GB
    Memory Speed*
    PC3-8500 DDR3 1066MHz SDRAM
    Display Size*
    17.0" widescreen
    Display Type*
    WSXGA+ with TruBrite® Technology
    Display Resolution*
    1680x1050
    Graphics Engine*
    Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800M GTS graphics with NVIDIA® SLI® Technology
    Graphics Memory*
    512MBx2 GDDR3 discrete graphics memory plus up to 1663MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory using NVIDIA® TurboCache™ technology
    Hard Drive Size*
    128GB Solid State Hard Drive (SSD)
    Secondary Hard Drive Size*
    320GB 2nd HDD
    Secondary Hard Drive Speed*
    7200rpm
    Optical Drives*
    DVD-SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash™ drive supporting up to 11 formats
    Wireless LAN*
    Atheros® Wireless-LAN (802.11b/g/n)
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth® V2.1 + EDR
    Webcam
    Webcam and microphone built into LCD bezel
    Inputs and Controls
    CD/DVD Buttons (Play/Pause, Stop, Prev Track, Next Track), Mute button, Media button, 104 key US keyboard with 10 Key Pad, Camera control buttons, Dolby settings, Panel Lights
    Modem
    Modem
    LAN
    10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
    Audio
    Built-in microphone, Microphone jack (mono), 4 harman/kardon® stereo speakers with subwoofer, S/P DIF output port (shared with headphone port), Headphone jack (stereo)
    AC Adapter
    230W (19V 12.1A) Auto-sensing, 100-240V / 50-60Hz input
    Battery
    Li-Ion (3200mAh)
    PC Express Slot
    1-ExpressCard™ Slot
    Media Card Reader
    5-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter, S/P DIF output port (shared with headphone port)
    USB Ports*
    3-USB (2.0) with Sleep and Charge, 1-eSATA/USB (2.0) combo port with Sleep and Charge
    iLINK
    i.LINK™ IEEE-1394
    Regza Link
    Regza Link (HDMI-CEC), 1080p support
    Software*
    TOSHIBA ConfigFree®, WildTangent® Orb™ Games Console, Hard disc (HDD) recovery, PowerCinema for TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA Face Recognition, Norton 360™ All-In-One Security (60-day Trial), TOSHIBA Disc Creator, Microsoft® Works Version 9.0, TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator, TOSHIBA Speech System, Ulead® DVD MovieFactory® 5 for Toshiba, Google Picasa™, TOSHIBA DVD Player, Microsoft® Office Trial Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial)
    Weight*
    Starting at 9.04 lbs.
    Color
    Fusion Finish™ with Rogue™ pattern
    Standards*
    RoHS Compliant
    Standard Limited Warranty*
    1-Yr Parts and Labor, 1-Year Battery

    Qosmio X305-Q706 Laptop : Detailed Product Specs 2,899
    Wireless USB Ready
    Wireless USB*
    Processor*

    Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8400
    Operating System*

    Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (SP1, 64/32-bit)

    Memory*

    4GB PC3-8500 DDR3 1066MHz SDRAM
    Display Size*

    17.0" widescreen
    Display Type*

    WSXGA+ with TruBrite® Technology
    Display Resolution*

    1680x1050
    Graphics Engine*

    Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800M GTS graphics with NVIDIA® SLI® Technology
    Graphics Memory*

    512MBx2 GDDR3 discrete graphics memory plus up to 1663MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory using NVIDIA® TurboCache™ technology
    Hard Drive*

    320GB HDD (7200rpm)
    Secondary Hard Drive Size*

    None Available
    Optical Drives*

    DVD-SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash™ drive supporting up to 11 formats
    Wireless LAN*

    Atheros® Wireless-LAN (802.11b/g/n)
    Wireless USB*

    Wireless USB Ready
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth® V2.1 + EDR
    Webcam
    Webcam and microphone built into LCD bezel


    Inputs and Controls
    CD/DVD Buttons (Play/Pause, Stop, Prev Track, Next Track), Dolby settings, Camera control buttons, Panel Lights, Media button, 104 key US keyboard with 10 Key Pad, Mute button
    Modem
    Modem
    LAN
    10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
    Audio
    Built-in microphone, Headphone jack (stereo), Microphone jack (mono), 4 harman/kardon® stereo speakers with subwoofer, S/P DIF output port (shared with headphone port)
    AC Adapter
    230W (19V 12.1A) Auto-sensing, 100-240V / 50-60Hz input
    Battery
    Li-Ion (3200mAh)
    PC Express Slot
    1-ExpressCard™ Slot
    USB Ports*

    3-USB (2.0), 1-eSATA/USB (2.0) combo port with Sleep and Charge
    iLINK
    i.LINK™ IEEE-1394
    Media Card Reader
    5-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter, S/P DIF output port (shared with headphone port)
    Regza Link
    Regza Link (HDMI-CEC), 1080p support
    Software*

    TOSHIBA ConfigFree®, WildTangent® Orb™ Games Console, Hard disc (HDD) recovery, PowerCinema for TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA Face Recognition, Norton 360™ All-In-One Security (60-day Trial), TOSHIBA Disc Creator, Microsoft® Works Version 9.0, TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator, TOSHIBA Speech System, Ulead® DVD MovieFactory® 5 for Toshiba, Google Picasa™, TOSHIBA DVD Player, Microsoft® Office Trial Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial)
    Weight*

    Starting at 9.04 lbs.
    Color
    Fusion Finish™ with Rogue™ pattern
    Standards*

    RoHS Compliant
    Standard Limited Warranty*

    1-Yr Parts and Labor, 1-Year Battery

    W90 series

    Cpu
    intel core 2 Duo prossecer t9600

    Chipset
    Intel x38 express chipset

    Display
    18.4

    Graphics
    Nvidia Geforce 9800m GS W/GDDR3 1024 Vram

    Mem
    Ddr 2 to 6 gigs 3slots 2 gig
    for more info http://event.asus.com/notebook/2009/w90/

    thanks for the help nick
     
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