Gaming Notebook Comparison

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  1. Drakex3

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    Wanting to upgrade, need advice. Gaming Notebook Comparison


    I recently saw gaming notebooks that I took a special interest in, but i'm not certain that it is worth it for the price compared to the notebook I currently possess.

    The specs for the gaming notebooks I am interested in are:

    MSI GE70 0NC-003US

    Display: 17.3" Full HD Anti-Reflective (1920 x 1080) (16:9)
    CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM Processor (2.3 ~ 3.3 GHz) 6MB Cache
    Memory: 8GB DDR3
    Graphics: NVIDIA 2GB GeForce GT 650M
    Storage: 750GB (7200RPM) SATA
    Wireless: Built-in 802.11b/g/n WLAN Card
    Audio: THX TruStudio PRO, 4 X 2W speakers
    Interface -
    2 x USB 3.0
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x VGA
    1 x HDMI 1.4
    1 x Mic-in
    1 x Headphone-out
    Optical drive: DVD Super Multi
    Webcam: 720P HD Webcam
    Battery: 6 Cells
    Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64 bit
    Dimensions (cm): 41.8 (L) x 26.94 (W) x 3.91 (H)
    Weight: 2.69kg
    Cost: $1099

    Asus G55

    Processor: Intel Core i7 (3rd Gen) 3610QM
    Memory: 8 GB DDR3
    Storage: 750 GB HDD / 7200 rpm
    Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti
    Display: 15.6" LED backlight 1920 x 1080 / Full HD
    Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M - 2GB GDDR5
    Networking: 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0 , Gigabit Ethernet
    Interface -
    4 x USB 3.0
    1 x Microphone
    1 x Headphone
    1 x HDMI
    1 x Card Reader
    Battery: 8-cell
    Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    Color: Matte dark gray with aluminum accents
    Dimensions (cm): 38.35 x 29.97 x 5
    Weight: 3.8kg
    Price: $1399

    Although I am looking for a 17 inch.

    My current notebook specs are:

    Asus G73Jh

    Intel Core i7-720QM
    ATI Mobility Radeon 1GB HD 5870 [ASUS]
    8GB RAM
    ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 [ASUS] Motherboard
    PCIe v1.1 x16 (2.5 Gb/s) @ x16 (2.5 Gb/s)

    The 2 questions I would like to know are:

    Are the Notebooks I am interested in good value?
    Is it worth upgrading?

    Thanks for reading, Any helpful responses are greatly appreciated.
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2013

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