- AMD Radeon HD 7870M 2GB
- Intel Core i7 3630QM (2.40GHz)
- 8GB Memory 1TB HDD
- 17.3" 1920 x 1080
- Windows 8
- 16.1" x 11.2" x 1.29"-1.96" 8.39 lbs.
Samsung seires 7 02/17/2013
I purchased this computer about a week ago to upgrade from my G73, it came with Windows 8 which I'm not a fan of so i downgraded it to Windows 7. The 1920x1080 screen on this laptop is amazing, I have never owned a laptop with such a good 17" screen before. The Radeon 7870m HD is a great graphics card I have to admit I was a little worried at first because I have always used Nvida graphics cards, but after I loaded gw2 I maxed out all possible graphics settings in the game and got an average of 22-28 fps which for a laptop is pretty good for a new game.
Like all computers they have cons, one of the biggest problems I had was when I downgraded to windows 7 because you will not get windows 8 off this computer without a fight, mainly because windows 8 uses a secure boot mode and makes it difficult to remove. Another problem I have is when I change the computer to gaming mode it sets the screen saver to start after 1 min and every time I change it to 15-30 mins after reboot it resets it to one minute, but of course I its an issue with the gamer mode software and not the computer.
I payed $1,229.00 for this computer I guess it was on sale at the time and for that price it was a great deal. The best compare I have to this laptop would be the Asus G75 which is a great computer but this one is about the same price and the screen quality is way better
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