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I'm planning on buying a laptop or tablet for around 800-1100$ CDN...

I need it to be able to run AoE3 (REQUIREMENTS BELOW) CS:S would be cool too

Anyone have an alienware laptop? how are they?

and, how much better is a 256MB Nvidia® GeForce™ Go 6600 than a 128MB ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X1400?

thanks for the help...

AOE requirements:

Windows® XP

1.4 Ghz Processor

2 GB of Hard Drive space

64 MB video card with support for HT&L

Sound card & speakers / headphones

For multiplayer: 56K dial-up Internet Access or LAN


# Processor: 1.2 GHz Processor

# OS: Windows, 2000/XP/Me/98

# Graphic card: DirectX 7 level graphics card

# Hard Drive: 4.5 GB

# Memory: 256 MB RAM

# Other: Internet Connection, DVD-ROM Drive

here is one I made on alienware... is it any good?

Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T5500 1.66GHz 2MB Cache 667MHz FSB

Operating System (Office software not included): Genuine Windows® Vista Home Premium - Without Remote Control or TV Tuner

Display: 15.4" WideXGA 1280 x 800 LCD - Saucer Silver

Motherboard: Alienware® Intel® 945PM + ICH7 Chipset

Memory: 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SO-DIMM at 667MHz - 2 x 512MB

System Drive: 80GB Serial ATA 1.5Gb/s 5,400 RPM w/ NCQ & 8MB Cache

Primary CD ROM/DVD ROM: 24x DVD-ROM/CD-RW Burner w/ Nero Software

Video/Graphics Card: 128MB ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X1400

Sound Card: Intel® 7.1 High-Definition Audio

Wireless Network Card: Internal Intel® PRO Wireless 3945 a/b/g Mini-Card

Communications: Integrated 10/1000Mb Gigabit Ethernet & 56K V.92 Modem

Warranty: 1-Year AlienCare Toll-Free 24/7 Phone Support w/ Onsite Service

Alienware Extras: Alienware® Mousepad

Alienware Extras: AlienInspection - Exclusive Integration and Inspection - $100 Value - FREE!

Free Alienware® T-Shirt: Free Alienware® T-Shirt - Black


Site: RIP =(

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Vista Premium without the remote? That's like... watching TV without a remote!

If you want some good deals, go to Circuit City.

http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/HP-Pavil ... tDetail.do

[i'm not sure if the link will work]

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