Could somebody please tell me what is better?

  TMRGeorge 14:08 19 Jan 2014

Hey there, so I've been looking at getting a new gaming laptop and I am stuck between two. I am now looking at which of the two are better for high end gaming, I like playing MMORPGS and things such as Arma III or DayZ and on my old laptop, I experience a lot of lag on little graphics let alone high graphics. I have the two specs of both laptops here, just want to know what would be best. To me they are both quiet similar but I'd like an experts opinion on this.

Fang Taipan M2: click here [+1396] ADAPTER: Full Range AC Adapter 330W, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, DC output 19.5V, 16.9A BATTERY: 8 cell Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 89.21WH BLUETOOTH: Built-in Bluetooth CD: Clevo 6X Blu-Ray Reader/8X DVD+/-R/2.4X + DL Super-Multi Drive (NB-388-BLURAY) (please select the Blue Ray software in the Software section) [+50] CPU: Intel(R) Core™ i7-4900MQ Mobile Processor 2.80 GHz 8M Smart Cache, Max Turbo Freq. 3.80 GHz [+217] FLASHMEDIA: Built-In 9in1 Media Reader FREEBIE_VC1: FREE Batman Arkham Origins Coupon [+0] FREEBIE_VC2: FREE Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag & Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Coupon [+0] HDD: 960 GB Crucial M500 Series SATA III Gaming MLC Solid State Disk [+339] HDD2: 1TB Seagate Momentus XT Sata6Gbs 64MB Cache Hybrid Hard Drive w/ 8GB SSD Caching [+43] INSURANCE: NONE KEYBOARD: Integrated Illuminated Full Size Isolated US Keyboard with Numeric Pad W/A/S/D Gaming Key MEMORY: 16GB (8GBx2) DDR3-1600 SODIMM Memory (Kingston or Crucial) MONITOR: NONE MOTHERBOARD: Intel HM87 Express Chipset Mainboard MOUSE: Razer Mamba 2012 Elite Wireless Gaming 6400 dpi 4G Dual Senor Mouse [+102] NOTEBOOK: Clevo P375SM Gaming Notebook 17.3" Full HD 1920x1080 Display w/ Illuminated Keyboard, Built-in 5.0/1.0 MP Webcams, Fingerprint Sensor, HDMI Port, Li-Ion Battery, & Universal AC Adapter NOTEBOOK_COVER: Fang III Taipan Gaming Notebook Cover - Original Black OS: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7 Ultimate [+68] (64-bit Edition) RAID: Non-RAID Storage SECURITY: Built-in Biometric Fingerprint Sensor SOFT1: McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014 OEM [+8] SOFT2: Bullguard Internet Security V13 [+9] SOUND: Built-in 3D Premium Surround Sound SPEAKERS: Built-in Stereo Speakers System TABLET: None UPS: None USB: Built-in 4x USB3.0 Ports VIDEO: 2 x NVIDIA Geforce GTX 780M 4GB GDDR5 Video (NB-379-103) [+552] WAP: NONE WARRANTY: LAPTOP SILVER WARRANTY: 1 Year Labour, 1 Year Parts, 1 Year Collect and Return plus Life-Time Technical Support [+19] WEBCAM1: Built-in 5.0M frontal and 1.0M rear HD Video Camera [+0] WNC: 5th Generation Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260HMW 802.11AC, 867Mbps+300Mbps Wi-Fi + BT 4.0, Mini PCI-E combo [+20] XWNA: NONE _PRICE: (+2823)

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Coupon: (3% discount) £-84.69 Shipping: Standard Insured Delivery UK mainland £0.00 SUBTOTAL £2,738.31

VAT (20%) £547.66

GRAND TOTAL £3,285.97

Alienware 18: click here Core™ i7-4930MX Processor (8MB Cache Overclocked up to 4.3GHz w/ Turbo Boost)

Windows® 7 Ultimate (64 BIT) English Choose Options

Dual NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 780M with 4GB GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI Enabled

32GB Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600MHz

512GB mSata SSD Boot + 750GB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s

Slot-Loading Dual Layer Blu-ray Reader (BD-ROM, DVDRW, CD-RW)

18.4" (467.36mm) WLED FHD TrueLife Display (1920 X 1080)

5G WiFi Broadcom 4352 802.11n/ac and Bluetooth 4.0

Office not included

Antivirus not included

1 Year NBD with Premium Phone Support

No Accidental Damage Protection

8-cell Lithium Ion (86 wHr) Battery

AlienFX Lighting Zones 10 unique programmable zones with up to 20 distinct colors providing over 10 trillion lighting combinations

Dimensions & Starting weight Height: Front: 2.23 in (56.71mm) Rear: 2.26 in (57.50mm) Depth: 12.909 in (327.89 mm) Width: 17.972 in (456.50 mm) Starting at weight with optional SSD: 12.064 lbs. (5.472 kg.)

External Chassis Connections (1x) Power/DC-in Jack (1x) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet IPv6 (3x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports (1x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare Technology (1x) Mini-Display Port (1x) HDMI 1.4 Output / 1.3 Input (1x) 7-in-1 Media Card Reader (2x) Audio Out 1/8" Ports (One compatible with inline mic headset) (1x) Line In Microphone 1/8" Port (retaskable for 5.1 analog audio output) (1x) Kensington Security Lock port (cable and lock sold separately)

Exterior Chassis Materials Anodized Aluminum Magnesium Alloy

Keyboard 4-Zone, multi-color RGB, keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls and numeric keypad 9 user-programmable keys providing up to 19 distinct functions per application or game

Memory Slots 4x 204-Pin DDR3L SO-DIMM SDRAM Slots

Software Alienware Command Center AlienFX™ AlienTouch™ AlienFusion AlienAdrenaline w/ Accelerator Alienware TactX™

Touchpad Backlit button image sensor trackpad with all-points addressable (APA)

£3,991.79 Includes VAT & Shipping

It's a pretty damn hard choice, just hoping someone could help me narrow it down to what is better overall, because I want to be able to play games on a very high graphic standard.


  • George


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