Samsung Series 9 13.3" Premium Ultrabook $300 off

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  1. svngguy

    svngguy Junior Member

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    must be trying to clear out the 1st gen ultrabooks in the wake of the recent improved versions that were announced.
     
  3. EarthwormJim

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    It's a low price, but it's also a seriously compromised ultrabook compared to current models.

    Sandy bridge and HD3000 graphics.
     
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    And how much are current gen ultrabooks going for these days? Not sure anywhere near 699.
     
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    Pretty close actually. This notebook is almost 2 years old. Unless it has an amazing screen or something other than "under the hood" hardware that makes it desirable I think $699 is a bit steep.
     
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    Yea. If you guys are brand whores newegg has their Acer models on sale somewhat often. Just picked mine up for 680 shipped.

    i5 Ivy Bridge, 6gigs ram, Nvidia GT640M + 1 gig deticated vram (keplar based) + 20 gig ssd cache. Not bad, and they even squeezed in a dvd burner.

    <----Still wants to have CD rom drive.
     
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    i don't think you're getting a 1600x900 screen on the acer and the ridiculously light 2.5lbs.

    the acer's undoubtedly a better multimedia/gaming device, but for people who want a portable office/web/general purpose work machine, the samsung is way superior.
     
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    1600x900 on 13.3 inches no thanks :)

    A pound or so extra for a 640M and the ability to play all modern games at medium to high graphics on the go? I'll take it anyday!
     
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    What do you guys think of this for 699.
    799-100 coupon wallet coupon at staples
    Lenovo Thinkpad Twist 12.5" Touch Screen Laptop
    Item: 985048 Model: 33474HU
    · 3rd Gen Intel® Core&#8482; i5 - 3317U 1.7 GHz 3MB L3 Cache Processor; Enjoy an automatic burst of speed when... you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0...
    · 4GB 1333Mhz DDR3
    · 500GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive plus 24GB SSD Cache
     
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    The Asus models with the 1080p screens hover around that during sales.

    I've seen current Series 9's go for $899. That's not terribly far away.

    With something priced like this, $699 which is hardly a disposable price, and no real possible upgrades, you really do want to get as much power as you can get. Especially in the graphics department if you hopes to do any light gaming on it (occasional Diablo or WoW while on the road).

    If you don't really care about graphics at all but still want a nice display (IPS), why not just go further down in price and pick up an X220. They're going for $400 on Lenovo's outlet site.
     
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    Still waiting for the Asus Zenbook Touch U500VZ with 1080p IPS screen to start selling in the US. I wonder what's taking them so long, as it's been selling abroad for some tim enow.
     
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