RSully

New Laptop for $1050.00

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Yet another question about system requirements, but I am computer illiterate.  I am considering this laptop primarily for Chief Architect.  I have some Amazon gift card to money to use.

I have an external monitor.   Thoughts???   Better options for under $1,400?

 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Predator-i7-7700HQ-1060-6GB-G3-571-77QK/dp/B06Y4GZS9C/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1518033441&sr=1-1&keywords=laptop%2C+geforce+1060&refinements=p_n_feature_five_browse-bin%3A13580790011|13580788011#customerReviews

 

 

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looks pretty good

 

I would get a 17" screen if you plan to go to client sites

 

Lew

 

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if you want the 17" model it is $1398 but also has the added 1TB hard Drive for extra Storage too.... I would look at reviews though and see which has the nicer IPS screen, especially since you have an external screen anyway , so the 15" version and a Exteral HHD may work for storage needs and backups too. 17" will be heavier....

 

https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Predator-Helios-GeForce-PH317-51-787B/dp/B073PY18CN/ref=pd_sbs_147_4?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B073PY18CN&pd_rd_r=KTPETJW1X86MQ11A2VTQ&pd_rd_w=cX4Aq&pd_rd_wg=KQ5Rh&psc=1&refRID=KTPETJW1X86MQ11A2VTQ

 

There is a Chatroom discussion on laptops too....

 

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Looks Nice , I'd be happy to hear how it performs....

 

M.

 

 

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36 minutes ago, RSully said:

Kbird, lbuttery, thanks for the feed back.  I decided to go with this, I will let you know how it works!

 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076G911PW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

 

Those are Clevo machines (same as Sager, Evoc, and some others) which I like. Not so sure about the reseller though- a quick look only found one reference on notebookreview.com

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30 minutes ago, MarkMc said:

Those are Clevo machines (same as Sager, Evoc, and some others) which I like. Not so sure about the reseller though- a quick look only found one reference on notebookreview.com

 

Isn't it a Direct Sell ? ie Eluktronics is the Seller/Brand

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Thanks for the Link Mark.... still looking for something other than my Surface3 but Eluktronics isn't here.

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15 minutes ago, Kbird1 said:

Thanks for the Link Mark.... still looking for something other than my Surface3 but Eluktronics isn't here.

They are a newer reseller of Clevo and not on the list. I'd found one reference with a quick web search for Eluktronics and notebookreview.com. That's where I saw it was a Clevo (but I can usually tell looking through a brands line.

There aren't any Clevos as small and light as a surface and I don't think they make any 2 in 1 machines or touch screen at this point. I'd expect this year maybe but that is not the target market AFAIK. There are a bunch of 2 in 1 machines in the pipeline from others. I got the Spectre at a steal so didn't wait and suits what I had in mind (or it did with X9, not as much with 10 but expect improvement next week :)

 

About the smallest Clevo with some

https://www.sagernotebook.com/Notebook-NP8952.html

 

 

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Hi , I am looking at notebooks as the Surface3 doesn't cut it anymore , here we seem to be limited to Eurocom or ReflexNotebooks to get Sager/Clevo...both come with heart stopping Prices when compared to the Market pricing in the US and tricks like NOT including Windows 10 in the advertised Price, only 1yr Warranty etc. plus we need to add Sales tax and GST = Ouch!  or double the Price :) , the CDN$ isn't 2:1 yet as far as I know.... just shows there is no competition here

 

http://www.eurocom.com

 

http://www.reflexnotebook.ca

 

this is similar to the one posted above

http://www.reflexnotebook.ca/sager-notebooks/sage-type/sager-gaming/sager-np8156.html

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1 hour ago, Kbird1 said:

Hi , I am looking at notebooks as the Surface3 doesn't cut it anymore , here we seem to be limited to Eurocom or ReflexNotebooks to get Sager/Clevo...both come with heart stopping Prices when compared to the Market pricing in the US and tricks like NOT including Windows 10 in the advertised Price, only 1yr Warranty etc. plus we need to add Sales tax and GST = Ouch!  or double the Price :) , the CDN$ isn't 2:1 yet as far as I know.... just shows there is no competition here

 

http://www.eurocom.com

 

http://www.reflexnotebook.ca

 

this is similar to the one posted above

http://www.reflexnotebook.ca/sager-notebooks/sage-type/sager-gaming/sager-np8156.html

Xoticpc and hidevolution both ship internationally. I have no idea if the prices work out better but likely not after duty is paid. Almost all Clevo sellers list wihout an OS, they are considered barebones systems, though in the last year or so Sager has started to include Win 10 Home standard. Don't know if they ship up to you. I've used both Sager and Xotic and happy enough with both. Likely will get the next one from Hidevolution. The one weakness, though it hasn't caused me any issues, with Sagers/Clevos are limited bios updates. Hidevotlution is partnered with Prema BIOS.

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Thanks for the extra Info  , I was not aware of Prema Bios , never having had a Sager/Clevo , sounds like the Guy does good work and helped alot of people before before people started scamming his Work etc. His Site is even down now, so I guess he has gone " in-house " at Hidevolution? looks like they carry all the Major Brands actually.

 

http://www.hidevolution.com/

 

 

PS Sorry for going OT on your thread @RSully hopefully the info will help Others since when it comes to Latops Mark is "Man" to ask since he follows the Topic closely....

 

actually HIDEvolution has the same model available as the OP is buying

 

http://www.hidevolution.com/evoc-high-performance-systems-n870hp6-17-3-custom-built-gaming-laptop-w-nvidia-gtx-1060.html

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