View Full Version : Seriously considering this laptop, anyone have any experience with it?
28-06-2012, 08:12 PM
It looks really good spec wise, I know it's not a desktop but I am due to be traveling with my work soon and it looks perfect for what I want and for a bit of extra gaming (Planetside 2!.) I'm a bit weary of Novatech laptops mind, having bought one about 8 years ago and the reliability and build was shocking. But that was quite a while ago and I'd like to think they got their house in order.
Edit: I've had a hard time finding customer reviews of it, but Computer Active got down on all fours for it in a video review. Maybe there not being any bile flying around about it is a good thing...
29-06-2012, 03:13 PM
Never heard of this system builder (though I'm not from the UK) and an i3 and Geforce 540M are not what I'd call gaming components. A 15" laptop will be quite bulky and heavy as well. I'm not sure this particular machine meets your needs for either travel or gaming.
30-06-2012, 08:03 AM
Can't offer any insight at all but if a Dell PC would make you sleep more peacefully you can get a very similar specced version for 30 quid less (with OS taken into account).
Best of luck mate.
30-06-2012, 11:37 AM
Thanks, I'm gonna take the plunge and if it sucks I'll get a refund. Work has offered me a key for Win7 since I'll be using it to do on site stuff for them over the next few months. I don't want it primarily for games; mostly toying on Reason and Traktor during my downtime, nice bit of gaming, bit of their stuff. I think it will tide me over until about November when I'm going to build a proper desktop for myself.
I'm not under the illusion I'm buying some DX11 monster to run BF3 on high at 60fps or anything. Was looking at one that was £340 for a similar spec without the GPU and thought I'd stretch for a bit more versatility.
30-06-2012, 10:55 PM
This list allows you to see how well the 540m compares to other graphics cards (http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html).
Just for reference.
10-07-2012, 02:54 PM
but Computer Active got down on all fours for it in a video review. Maybe there not being any bile flying around about it is a good thinhttp://www.avufo.info/g.gif
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