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Clevo W870CU Review With ATI 5870m

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  1. The_Moo™

    The_Moo™ Here we go again.....

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    The_Moo™'s Clevo W870CU Review
    Also Known as Sager NP8760
    My machine was purchased from Gentech PC .


    || UnBoxing || Pictures || Screen || Keyboard || Touchpad || Temps || Benchmarks ||

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    The screen is GREAT. The screen viewing angles are amazing as you can see in the pictures. The screen itself is the BEST LED I have ever used. It beats the G73, Alienware M15x, and Dell inspiron 1545. The screen is VERY bright and perfectly fine for a classroom or outside on the bench. It is no RGB LED which I owned on the Alienware M17x R-2 but I think this one is better since it doesn't burn my retinas.

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    I have owned a MacBook 13 inch and an Asus G73 and i have found chiclet keyboards to be nice but it varies greatly on the quality of the keyboard. I have to say this Clevo W870CU keyboard is sturdy and has no flex from typing. All the keys are responsive and perfectly spaced. I find myself never having to glance down to find a key because my finger slipped. The only thing that could make this keyboard better would be a backlight keyboard. Also a non-trucated number pad would be nice

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    I have owned MANY laptops in the past year and this touch-pad is nice and is near the top of my list. The touch-pad itself is slick, its smooth to the touch right out of the box. It's not like the touch-pads that are slick and your fingers stick and it takes 2 months to build up residue to help the process. Right out of the box with clean hands its ready to go which is a very nice touch. Its also very responsive, responding to the slightest touch.

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    CPU Synthetic Test


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    Pros :
    Cheap
    Great Cooling
    Plain
    Gentech PC was great
    Allows customization
    Fast

    Cons :
    Plain
    No formal OC abilitys
    Short battery
    No illuminated keyboard









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    Nice pictures. Good point about the keyboard. You can disable the touchpad with Fn + F1. Benchmarks look pretty low.
     
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    Its here :)
     
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    waiting patiently. ;)
     
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    i am waiting as well, come on HURRY UP! :)
     
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    any pics yet? Especially of the 5870.
     
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    I have some they are uploading .... My upload is only 128
     
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    Cant wait for the pics of the system, as well as in game maybe some videos at some point as well? and of course Benchmarks :)
     
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