Gaming laptop is an oxymoron. Just putting it out there.
Alienware have a bad reputation because Dell filled them so full of crap it's not even funny. You can get the same specs of an Alienware desktop at a lower price if you build one, for example.
I currently have a gaming desktop now, switched over from a desktop replacement, but I found Clevo (Sager's a rebranding of Clevo laptops) to be my best option. There are online vendors in Europe, but I'm not sure which.
-What about solid-state drives? Are they an option?
-As with desktops, i7 only if you're using threaded applications. The difference between a high-end i5 and a high-end i7 is miniscule in gaming.
-8GB is fine. You don't need to go above that.
-Gaming laptops don't have long battery life. They're power-hungry, and usually go for an hour on battery and that's it.
-Desktop replacements don't have that much power. You sure you can't build a small form-factor desktop and take that with you, if a monitor or TV is accessible?
Sorry for the barrage of questions, but it's so I can narrow down my suggestions.
Last edited by Artorias; 25th November 2012 at 2:16 PM.
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