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Toshiba X505-Q865 vs Asus G72GX-RBBX05

I was wondering which computer is better for gaming Toshiba - Qosmio X505-Q865 or Asus - G72GX-RBBX05
4 years, 11 months ago
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Asus sucks! I got the g71gx(bestbuy) about a year ago and wish I hadn't bought it. Screen flickering problem, speaker problem.
4 years, 9 months ago
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I own the Asus and can tell you it is a nightmare. Do not buy an Asus. Customer service stinks. I have been without my computer for 4 months with same problems everytime that they send it back. They won't replace it. Won't do anything but say a Technician needs to look at it. Bad experience. The Toshiba, my son has has been great, no problems. Runs hot though so buy a fan.
4 years, 10 months ago
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answer 3
Asus - G72GX-RBBX05!!!
4 years, 10 months ago
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answer 4
asus but get a cooler toshiba isnt a name ive ever had a reason to trust.

only thing ive got to say bad about asus is drivers :)
4 years, 11 months ago
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Can i order a lap from the store?

Can i go to the Best Buy store to order a lap that is sold online only? so i can get more info about it, or i have to order it from the bestbuy website?
5 years, 2 months ago
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At many Best Buy locations, employees will be glad to assist you in ordering a laptop from the website. At any Best Buy, employees will be more than glad to answer questions you might have about laptops that are sold online to the best of their ability.
5 years, 2 months ago
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No, you can't. You have to order it from the website.
5 years, 2 months ago
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anyone know if best buy will restock the Asus - Labtop with Intel Core 2 Quad Processor-Black

5 years, 1 month ago
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probably not, they are going for the general market.
4 years, 11 months ago
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answer 2
I would recommend avoiding that model because it only has a 2.0 Quad core. Most games only support Core 2 Duo. With that Quad you'd be limiting yourself to 2 cores running only at 2Ghz. Go for the other G72 Core to Duo at 2.53Ghz. It's also 149.99 cheaper. Good luck.
5 years, 1 month ago
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Can a laptop be upgraded?

4 years, 8 months ago
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Yes, some can, I just upgraded from 6g of ram to 8 for around $100 geek squad put it in. same day
4 years, 7 months ago
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laptops purchased from Best Buy come pre-built and cannot be customized.
4 years, 8 months ago
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Which gaming laptop would best be able to handle the MMO World of Warcraft?

5 years, 1 month ago
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The Alienware M15x and the Alienware M17x have planty of power for handling MMO World of Warcraft and other games like Crisis, flightsimulator, pretty much all pc games. Alienware computers go beyond your expectations.
5 years, 1 month ago
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G60VX-RBBX05 has more than what you need to play WoW. I you are a real gammer you might want to get G60VX-RBBX09, you can play any games you want with that computer.

Salim

Btw. if you are looking for a gaming laptop that is not too big and heavy, buy an ASUS
5 years, 1 month ago
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how much better is ddr3 memory then ddr2?

5 years ago
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its faster but then the setup on your computer matters as well, you need to look at the overall setup in a machine.
4 years, 11 months ago
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Not a lot, couple notches faster = DDR2 about 8 speed points & DDR3 about 10 speed points.
5 years ago
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i7 processor vs 2.53 duo processor

when it comes to gaming, how much better is the i7?
5 years ago
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i7 only utilizes all the cores and hyperthreading when you have a game that is hogging up most of the resources that kick into effect, The corre 2 duo gives you higher clock speeds right out of the box, the i7 has a 1.6 ghz regular clock speed. The core 2 duo on the g72gx (if youre looking at the laptop machine) can be over clocked to 3ghz in the included software, apart from that what matters more than anything is the actual dedicated video card *not shared*
4 years, 11 months ago
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i7 is nice, and if I were to buy a machine now I might consider it. I think you will see more performance for less money with 4GB + MEM, and a good video card before you would see a gain in CPU upgrade.
5 years ago
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When will BestBuy carry the Asus G73 in stores?

4 years, 11 months ago
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I called the local store, they claim they have no idea.

Maybe I should revise the question: When will the regular Best Buy website sell the Asus G73 laptop and keep it in stock?
The Business side of the website lists it, but it does not appear to be in stock (Item: BB11085014)
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We have no way of knowing when this item will be available in stores. You would have to consult with your local store and check availability.
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Is a 2.20 duo processor enough?

I've found what i think is the perfect laptop for what i need. i know it can do everything ill need it to do except im not sure whether the processor is enough to support gaming. It comes with a Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T6600 (2.20GHz) and 2.2 seems a little small compared to most gaming laptops. is it big enough to play all games?
5 years, 1 month ago
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which one are you looking at exactly?
4 years, 11 months ago
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XxSublimeDavidxX
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I think 2.2 isn't enough for future gaming. I recommed atleast a 2.5Ghz Core 2 Duo and a Nvidia Geforce GTX 260M. Good luck.
5 years, 1 month ago
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What is the best gaming laptop, expetually for WOW, I have $3,000 to spend...

5 years ago
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wow doesnt require super high end look at the ones from asus on best buy I have theg72gx and it runs that game on max settings as well as just about every other game that ive thrown at it.
4 years, 11 months ago
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answer 2
Asus G72GX-RBBX05, Qosmio X505-850
5 years ago
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HollyDay
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