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#11\2013-11-19 18:30

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Didn't find some reviews... And about the cooling... I already have a cooling stand, it helps a bit.
#12\2013-11-19 20:20

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try looking for the CLEVO brand.


# kenq3 : When speaking of ENB, u can forget about it if you buy a laptop with integrated + standalone video card. ENB will then work only with the integrated card and you cant get it working with the nvidia card. At least not slrr since it doesn't have enbinjector.

i dont think thats true. my laptop have integrated + standalone nvidia card and the enb works with the standalone card.
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The standalone and enb thing... i have somekind of optimus tech crap. I dont know what this actually means but apparently not all laptops with 2 cards have that. Just make sure first.

I have removed the bottom covers from laptop to let more air in. I also have a cooling stand with 2 vents.. Made only a little diffrence with gta 4.
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I'd suggest the same thing I have. But at the same time I wouldn't, because it can go up to 90 degrees without cooling while playing BF3. But LoL, DoTA2, QUAKE, UT, CSGO, FTL, PoE, SLRR and whatever else I'd play on the move work just fine and don't cause any significant stress.

I've got a Dell Inspiron N5110 15".

Processor: Intel Core i7 2670QM @ 2.2GHz / 3.1GHz Turbo
RAM: 8 GB (2x4), DDR3, 1333 MHz
HDD: Toshiba 500 GB, 5400 RPM, SATA
Onboard Graphics: Intel Integrated 3000 HD
Dedicated Graphics: NVidia GT525M; 1 GB
Screen: 15.6" HD LED display; optimum resolution @ 1366x768
WiFi: Europe Dell Wireless 1702 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0
2x USB 3.0 ports
1x USB 2.0 port
1x eSATA port
1x VGA port
1x RJ45 port
1x Audio port

1x DVD+/-RW
1x 1MP camera
1x microphone
6 cell Li-ION battery
2.56 Kg

Got it for around the 600 Euro mark in early 2012.

Now, of course, much more powerful GPUs and CPUs came out since then. And I'm not exactly up to date with laptop tech. One thing, though I know for sure: ASUS laptops have good cooling.

The ASUS you found is good, though I think you underestimate the size of a 17" laptop. It may prove to be a bit big in coffee shops and whatnot.

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# kenq3 : The standalone and enb thing... i have somekind of optimus tech crap. I dont know what this actually means but apparently not all laptops with 2 cards have that. Just make sure first.

Everything from the 500 series on, Nvidia cards have that. It's a software solution at determining when to use integrated and when to use dedicated graphics, in order to save memory. My laptop also can't run ENB properly because of this.
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I know DELL are good laptops but I do not find something good with nVidia card...

Some friend show me this but I have a bad history with Acer brand...

Laptop Acer V3-571G i5-3210M 2,5GHz 750GB 4GB GT640M 2GB Full HD Bluray

Also I find this interesting and a bit cheaper:

Laptop Asus X550VC-XX091D i5-3230M 2,6GHz 750GB 8GB GT720M 2GB but with a 4 cells 37WHrs 2600mAh Li-ion battery... Is this a problem since I won't use it so much on battery?

Laptop Fujitsu Lifebook LH532 i5-3210M 2,5GHz 750GB 8GB GT620M 2GB
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I too have the n5110 but the weakest one, with i3. This laptop is a big failure when talking about cooling. But as i read the forums i5 and i7 n5110's don't have this kind of big issue with this heating.
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So this are my choices... Which one do you think is best?

Laptop Toshiba Satellite 15,3" S50-A-10R i5-3230M 2,6GHz 750GB 4GB GT740M 2GB 4 cells battery

Laptop Asus X550VC-XX091D 15,3" i5-3230M 2,6GHz 750GB 8GB GT720M 2GB 4 cells battery

Laptop Toshiba C55-A-1NU 15,3" i5-4200M 2,5GHz, Haswell, 4GB, 750GB, nVidia GeForce 710M 2GB, 6 cells battery

Laptop Asus X75VB-TY038D 17,3", i5-3230M 2.6GHz Ivy Bridge, 4GB, 500GB, GeForce GT 740M 2GB, 6 cells battery

Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 15,3" i5-3230M 2,6GHz 1TB+8GB SSD 4GB GT740M 2GB JBL 4 cells battery
#18\2013-11-20 21:09

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Asus N56 Series, game over for the rest of the laptops.

I personally have a Asus N55SF-S1300V

Intel Core i7 2670QM 2,2GHz
Intel Mobile HM65 MoBo
4GB DDR3 (SODIMM)
7200RPM 500GB HDD (Added a SSD 120GB in the BluRay player place)
GeForce GT555M 2GB
1920x1080 Full HD Led: Edge-lit 15,6 Inch
Weight 2,7kg
Audio by Bang & Olufsen (with additional small subwoofer)
Battery 56Wh
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#19\2013-11-20 21:24

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I like it too... but it's far out of my price range. So I will go with Asus brand. I really like the one with 17.3" screen.
#20\2013-11-20 21:38

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17 inch laptops are heavy and far from compact, be sure to test/try it in a store first!
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