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New Laptop Spec - Opinions?


Brazuur

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Chassis & Display Optimus Series: 17.3" Glossy Full HD LED Widescreen (1920x1080) Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™i7 Quad Core Mobile Processor i7-3630QM (2.40GHz) 6MB Memory (RAM) 24GB SAMSUNG 1600MHz SODIMM DDR3 MEMORY (3 x 8GB) Graphics Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660M - 2.0GB DDR5 Video RAM - DirectX® 11 Memory - 1st Hard Disk 120GB INTEL® 520 SERIES SSD, SATA 6 Gb/s (upto 550MB/sR | 520MB/sW) 2nd Hard Disk 1TB SEAGATE HYBRID GEN3 SSHD Drive, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64MB CACHE (5400 rpm) 1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive 8x SATA DVD±R/RW/Dual Layer (+ 24x CD-RW) Memory Card Reader Internal 9 in 1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD: Mini, XC & HC/MS: Pro & Duo) Thermal Paste ARCTIC MX-4 EXTREME THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY COMPOUND (£9) Sound Card Intel 2 Channel High Definition Audio + MIC/Headphone Jack Network Facilities GIGABIT LAN & KILLER™ 1202 WIRELESS GAMING 802.11N + BLUETOOTH 4.0 USB Options 3 x USB 3.0 PORTS + 1 x USB 2.0 PORT AS STANDARD Battery Optimus Series 8 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (5,200 mAh/76.96WH) Power Lead & Adaptor 1 x UK Power Lead & 120W AC Adaptor Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit w/SP1 - inc DVD & Licence (£109) Office Software NO OFFICE SOFTWARE Anti-Virus NO ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE Keyboard & Mouse INTEGRATED UK KEYBOARD WITH NUMBER PAD Mouse INTEGRATED 2 BUTTON TOUCHPAD MOUSE Webcam INTEGRATED 2.0 MEGAPIXEL WEBCAM Warranty 3 Year Silver Warranty (1 Year Collect & Return, 1 Year Parts, 3 Year Labour) (£5)

What are your opinions? Also, I had to switch from a Glossy to a Matte screen, due to the company being out of stock of glossy. Will i notice much difference with regard to contrast and colours?

The laptop will primarily be used for music production and gaming.

Cheers,

Brazuur

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Brazuur

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Sorry, i didn't realise that it'd come out like that.

Chassis & Display Optimus Series: 17.3" Glossy Full HD LED Widescreen (1920x1080)

Processor (CPU) Intel® Core™i7 Quad Core Mobile Processor i7-3630QM (2.40GHz) 6MB

Memory (RAM) 24GB SAMSUNG 1600MHz SODIMM DDR3 MEMORY (3 x 8GB)

Graphics Card NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660M - 2.0GB DDR5 Video RAM - DirectX® 11

Memory - 1st Hard Disk 120GB INTEL® 520 SERIES SSD, SATA 6 Gb/s (upto 550MB/sR | 520MB/sW)

2nd Hard Disk 1TB SEAGATE HYBRID GEN3 SSHD Drive, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64MB CACHE (5400 rpm)

1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive 8x SATA DVD±R/RW/Dual Layer (+ 24x CD-RW)

Memory Card Reader Internal 9 in 1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD: Mini, XC & HC/MS: Pro & Duo)

Thermal Paste ARCTIC MX-4 EXTREME THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY COMPOUND (£9)

Sound Card Intel 2 Channel High Definition Audio + MIC/Headphone Jack

Network Facilities GIGABIT LAN & KILLER™ 1202 WIRELESS GAMING 802.11N + BLUETOOTH 4.0

USB Options 3 x USB 3.0 PORTS + 1 x USB 2.0 PORT AS STANDARD

Battery Optimus Series 8 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (5,200 mAh/76.96WH)

Power Lead & Adaptor 1 x UK Power Lead & 120W AC Adaptor

Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit w/SP1 - inc DVD & Licence (£109)

Keyboard & Mouse INTEGRATED UK KEYBOARD WITH NUMBER PAD

Mouse INTEGRATED 2 BUTTON TOUCHPAD MOUSE

Webcam INTEGRATED 2.0 MEGAPIXEL WEBCAM

Warranty 3 Year Silver Warranty (1 Year Collect & Return, 1 Year Parts, 3 Year Labour) (£5)

That's a little better.

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Lazarus The 2nd

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You forgot the Cost, £1,258.00

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