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Looking to get my first gaming laptop under $2000
samurai1900 posted...poopfeasts420 posted...samurai1900 posted...Just a simply question, why a laptop?
Shouldn't be too hard, I am not too knowledgeable when it comes to laptops though, $1000 or so should get you a decent desktop that would stomp Skyrim for an example.
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poopfeasts420 posted...samurai1900 posted...poopfeasts420 posted...samurai1900 posted...Just a simply question, why a laptop?
For 1000 you could probably get a 7970 and a 4670k and then you can spend the 500 dollars on a laptop for school work.
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Haswell has better battery life than it's predecessors. It also has pretty good graphics on chip, although in a gaming laptop that would not apply.
SSDs can improve performance through improved consistency, but their main benefit is the reduction/elimination of load times.
Yeah, just buy a good desktop for gaming and then get a decent laptop for work.
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Get a Razer Blade 14 or a MSI GE40 if you don't want to juggle a laptop and a desktop. Both of those are gaming capable ultrabooks so you get portability, battery life, and performance. Of course you don't get as much performance as an equivalently priced pure gaming laptop but they will still perform better than a current gen console.
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you're in college save your f***ing money
Yeah, I'm still running games on max on a laptop I bought 3 years ago for ~1200. Such things absolutely exist.
As powerful as desktops? Of course not. But they're not nearly as awful as people make them out to be.
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Ahh, so trendy this "no such thing as a gaming laptop" sh*t. Not sure why it irritates me so much. Gaming on a laptop compared to a desktop is laughable sure. But on its own, you can get some really good performance out of higher end laptops. You may need to take out a second mortgage, but gaming laptops do exist. #goddammit
Nope. Playing games on a laptop=/=gaming laptop. Not sure why this is such a hard concept for you laptop gamers to understand.
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