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Best gaming laptop for $800-1200?

#1UncleGrubbyPosted 1/16/2014 10:42:00 AM
Hey folks, check topic. I want a laptop that'll run most if not all games well, graphics don't need to be maxed out or anything. Plenty of high-profile PC games I've missed out on that I'd like to try, mods for classics I'd like to run. if they look better than my PS3 I'll be happy. Also want to do some music production and illustration. What's the best I can get for that price range and would I want to hold off for awhile? I'm thinking 13-15 inches is plenty for the screen, possibly even a little smaller since I'll be using a monitor at home.

Thanks!
#2EMIRIOPosted 1/16/2014 11:53:53 AM
Buy a $400 mediocre laptop and a $800 gaming pc.
#3ATARIJAWAPosted 1/16/2014 2:13:15 PM
UncleGrubby posted...
Hey folks, check topic. I want a laptop that'll run most if not all games well, graphics don't need to be maxed out or anything. Plenty of high-profile PC games I've missed out on that I'd like to try, mods for classics I'd like to run. if they look better than my PS3 I'll be happy. Also want to do some music production and illustration. What's the best I can get for that price range and would I want to hold off for awhile? I'm thinking 13-15 inches is plenty for the screen, possibly even a little smaller since I'll be using a monitor at home.

Thanks!


That's the low end of the range for gaming laptops. Your best bet is a Lenovo. They make some decent laptops in that price range that should be able to play games at those settings for at least 2 years.
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#4ClouddxPosted 1/16/2014 2:18:38 PM
Lenovo y510p
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#5MaKhaosPosted 1/16/2014 2:19:45 PM
It doesn't sound like you need an $800 laptop. You could pickup a nice $500 one that could suit you fine. Could also build a nice desktop and still get a pretty decent laptop for $1200.
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#6PharohofLaptopsPosted 1/17/2014 7:25:26 PM
Gaming and Laptop do not go together.
#7MC RaZaRPosted 1/17/2014 8:46:02 PM
Either Lenovo y510p or any Clevo/Sager within that price range.
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