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2 years ago#1
Hey, everyone! I'm in need of a laptop that will be great for visual art and music production (lagless midi keyboard input) and still be able to run a game like BF4 at at least medium settings for under $1000, preferably more around $800. Would I be able to get a good deal around Black Friday/Cyber Monday? Is this even possible?

I'd go for a desktop if all I wanted was gaming but I need the portability for the music stuff.
2 years ago#2
UncleGrubby posted...
>$1000


UncleGrubby posted...
under $1000


?
:)
Anyway, yes, I get you meant the latter... but I came in on the premise that you meant >$1000, not <$1000, so I will exit this topic now.
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2 years ago#3
Shub posted...
UncleGrubby posted...
>$1000


UncleGrubby posted...
under $1000


?
:)
Anyway, yes, I get you meant the latter... but I came in on the premise that you meant >$1000, not <$1000, so I will exit this topic now.


Same. Skies the limit over 1000, under? Y500 from lenovo is probably your best bet.
2 years ago#4
Shub posted...
UncleGrubby posted...
>$1000


UncleGrubby posted...
under $1000


?
:)
Anyway, yes, I get you meant the latter... but I came in on the premise that you meant >$1000, not <$1000, so I will exit this topic now.


Ah crap. Yes, I meant under.
2 years ago#5
http://www.sagernotebook.com/index.php?page=product_customed&model_name=NP6670

Choose the i5 4200u and your good to go
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2 years ago#6
Anything good enough for gaming will be good enough for music production. You'll be depending more on your audio/midi interface for low latency.
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2 years ago#7
UncleGrubby posted...
run a game like BF4 at at least medium settings for under $1000, preferably more around $800. Would I be able to get a good deal around Black Friday/Cyber Monday? Is this even possible?.


you definitely will be able to find something good around $1000 on black friday/cyber monday

keep an eye on newegg, microcenter, etc
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