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Did I make a good choice? is it better then my past ones?

by coreyt0304 / February 6, 2011 8:11 AM PST

Asus N53JF-XE1
GATEWAY NV53
DELL LATITUDE D630

I had the DELL and GATEWAY and just spent most money ever ($1,000 eek Sad ) on the ASUS and am having a panic attack worrying I didn't buy up besides the blu ray drive. Can someone assur me I made the rtight choice

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The n53
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2011 8:20 AM PST

Is a mild machine with some serious compute power. And it doesn't carry the baggage of your quad core i7. My kid went with the gamer's delight g51jx-a1 so I think you'll like the 1080p display.

The nvidia gt425 is a little light for gamers but everything should run on this laptop.

I didn't see links on the next too so didn't check specs.
Bob

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That's easier.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2011 11:36 AM PST
In reply to: better then?

The gateway is a value machine. Not much to like. Should be cheaper than most.

The dell is an older Core 2 Duo machine with a GPU that is fine for video work and the lowest end of games. The GPU is there to give the average owner Aero and basic 3D support. It is not a bad machine but certainly not something I'd consider. I'd move to at least an Intel i3.
Bob

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Good choice?
by coreyt0304 / February 6, 2011 5:31 PM PST
In reply to: That's easier.

SO choosing the ASUS i'll def see a difference between the past computers i've had?

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Sorry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 7, 2011 1:40 AM PST
In reply to: Good choice?

I don't see what we are comparing the Asus to.

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Definitely. Using your BiosUpdate 4.0...
by LucJPatenaude / February 8, 2011 1:10 AM PST
In reply to: Good choice?

...make a bios download and auto-flash it. Plus, from their main Asus.com's Support page: download and install all of the other updates and upgrades for your Mainboard's chipsets' Device Drivers.

Video and Sound chipsets will need their own specific Device Drivers, though.

Even a totally new and recently received Mainboard from the manufacturer's many warehouses to the retailer you buy it from = a whole list of updates and upgrades are already available for it. No matter how much you get to pay for it.

Hope that helps out thoroughly.
Wink

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