High end gaming & 3D laptop (using FAQ)


Oct 16, 2013
1. What is your budget?

Flexible. At least $3000

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
Big. 17.3" or bigger

3. What screen resolution do you want?
Full HD or better

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Mainly a desktop replacement. It needs to be moved once a month or so but I want desktop specs.

5. How much battery life do you need?
Irrelevant, I mostly use it plugged in.

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)?
Civilization V. Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance. The Sims.
Highest quality

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
3D design mainly in OpenSCAD

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
500GB to 1TB. SSD or ssd + hdd or hybrid preferred.
Speed is more important than size above 500GB.

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
3-4 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?

12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons.
I'd prefer quality but don't have specific preferences.

13. What country do you live in?
Norway (need norwegian keyboard)

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
MUST have a numeric keyboard (full size keyboard) integrated. Not as an add-on.
Larger screen preferred for any given resolution (I'm short sighted).
Need microSD card reader

Looking for alternatives and opinions on Toshiba Qosmio X70-A-112

Forgot to mention this is to replace an ageing Lenovo T510


Apr 10, 2013
although its over by about 500 try beat tis http://www.eurocom.com/ unfortunately i cant link direcectly to the configuration get the panther 4.0 and then upgrade it with a ssd and 780m comes out to 3400 or so but ps look at the processor also eurocom offers some of if not the BEST values in laptops and is reputable although you would have to call them about the norway keyboard im sure if you called them they would be willing to help as they are a botique