Asus G1S-X1 (Bestbuy) vs G1S-A1 (Newegg)?

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  1. osso002

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    They should be the same, but the BB version only has 1 year warranty from ASUS instead of 2, and the BB version does NOT include the bonus accessories, mainly the Targus Backpack and the Logitech Mouse.
     
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    The BB one is cheaper b/c it is running a slower processor. Sorry for the short answer-I am typing this on my PSP
     
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    Slower as in T7300 or T7100?

    edit: NVm its the 2.0 T7300...
     
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    Yea the BB one is .2 Ghz slower. Personally I would get the newegg over the BB one. Only 50 bucks.
     
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    X1 and A1 differ in screen resolution as well.
     
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    Well, the reason I'm looking at the BB version is that I can get them to open the box so I can look for dead pixels first and make sure there are no damages. Plus there is the no shipping hassle (2 stores have it near me), so I can get my hands on them instantly.

    The .2 GHz won't make that much of a difference, will they?
     
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    ASUS has a 30 day pixel guarantee, so that isn't much of a factor in my opinion.

    The BB version doesn't mention HDMI, eSATA or DVI but I assume its included.
     
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    and i betcha....ill betcha the 1 yr warranty will be exclusively repaired at BB's facilities only!
     
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    Heh, but it'll be a 1 year warranty from ASUS, 1 year so BB can sell you a PSP/PRP for some $$$ :D
     
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