* Posts by Big Nose in China

1 post • joined 14 Jul 2011

Samsung RF711 17.3in Core i7 laptop

Big Nose in China
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I don't get the point of this configuration

Who wants the size and heft of a 17 inch notebook without high-end graphics capabilities? You can get similar visual specs and performance in a lighter-weight 15 inch form factor, so why choose this?

The Asus N73V, previously reviewed, has a 1080p screen. Dell offers such a screen on their XPS models, and I'm sure others do as well. The graphics card and graphics memory are also quite middle of the road.

I understand sacrificing portability for performance, but this box sacrifices portability for ???

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