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I have wanted to upgrade my PC for the last year or so. I think it's at 4 years old. It has been breaking down (component failure) over the last year or two. I'm thinking this summer/fall would be the time for me to upgrade.

Has anyone bought a gaming PC or laptop recently? Who did you use?

Normally, I would just purchase the components myself and put it together (I might still if I build a desktop), but I want to get an idea of companies that the rest of you may have used and if you were happy with their service.
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Been going on this homemade PC for 3+ years, so I have no recent experience.

Friends of mine in the gaming industry say Alienware has a high burnout rate even if performance is high. They all recommend a more common name brand (Dell or Compaq) to Alienware based on reliability.

I hear decent things about [sign in to see URL]

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I got Nancy an ASUS laptop for under 1k, can run SWTOR in max resolution at 40-45fps or so. ASUS puts out some great gear.

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quote:

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I got Nancy an ASUS laptop for under 1k, can run SWTOR in max resolution at 40-45fps or so. ASUS puts out some great gear.

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Was that 1k in fake money? Or USD? emoticon

Thanks. I'll check them out.
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quote:

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quote:

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I got Nancy an ASUS laptop for under 1k, can run SWTOR in max resolution at 40-45fps or so. ASUS puts out some great gear.

G



Was that 1k in fake money? Or USD? emoticon

Thanks. I'll check them out.



Canadian silly so cheaper in US, everything is cheaper in US.

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Kaz, do you have the basic specs for that laptop (CPU, memory, video card)? Just curious to have some form of basis for performance vs cost. I can look at reviews and benchmarks, but the subjective view also helps give an idea.
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CPU is Intel i7-2670QM [sign in to see URL] GHz
RAM 6 GB
Running Windows 7
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

Think it's 15" screen, and has built in webcam

Hope that helps emoticon

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Thanks! It does.
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