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If you were buying a gaming laptop, which brand would you get?

#1SetzeraPosted 8/2/2014 9:06:16 PM
I know, gaming laptops aren't always the best way to go, but say you didn't have the chance to build a desktop, and had to buy a gaming laptop.

Which brand would you be most likely to choose, if no budget was given?




I ask because I may end up having to sell a bunch of a stuff, and crunch my gaming PC in to something more portable. Life, ftw.
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#2DragnfyrPosted 8/2/2014 9:30:38 PM(edited)
Razer Blade 14.
It's the most powerful ultraportable gaming laptop on the market. It's definitely what I would get if money was not an issue.

Also I would never choose a brand in general. Every brand has good and bad laptop models.
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#3KaiserWarriorPosted 8/2/2014 9:31:22 PM
I would buy a normal laptop, save myself oodles of money, and use it on something more practical.

Don't overpay for crap just because it's the clearest option available.
#4Garage_ManPosted 8/2/2014 9:51:09 PM(edited)
That's a trick question. Obviously the MacBook Pro. It has the 750m for on the go gaming which will work okay. Also a pretty good proc to back it up and pcie ssd...

Anyways then when you get home you plug your thunderbolt cable into your MBP and now have a 780ti. Now you game away in glory and can pick up and go whenever you need to.

I personally feel that's the only realistic option.
#5Setzera(Topic Creator)Posted 8/2/2014 10:07:05 PM
I probably should've worded the topic differently, perhaps "which specific laptop would you get?" is a better question.


And also, in my case, I do have a budget, just don't know what it is yet, so no I'm not buying alienware, I'm not rich nor crazy. Just curious on what's out there.
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#6VJKID137Posted 8/2/2014 10:08:19 PM
i had an asus that lasted me the last 5 yrs before i recently built the rig in my sig
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#7sarevokmbPosted 8/2/2014 10:14:58 PM
Garage_Man posted...
That's a trick question. Obviously the MacBook Pro. It has the 750m for on the go gaming which will work okay. Also a pretty good proc to back it up and pcie ssd...

Anyways then when you get home you plug your thunderbolt cable into your MBP and now have a 780ti. Now you game away in glory and can pick up and go whenever you need to.

I personally feel that's the only realistic option.


... Yeah.

Anyway, Asus is always a good choice. Their machines are really built to last. They have huge vents for the fans, too, which lets the cool easily, and makes them easy to keep dust-free. Also, they are usually relatively cheap for what they have inside.
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#8RoboXgp89Posted 8/2/2014 10:19:05 PM
look for a laptop with a intel i3 4330

the graphics are 4600HD which is 4th gen

I'd honestly buy a cheap ass laptop and then just build a computer with the extra money
#9Garage_ManPosted 8/2/2014 11:03:30 PM
sarevokmb posted...
Garage_Man posted...
That's a trick question. Obviously the MacBook Pro. It has the 750m for on the go gaming which will work okay. Also a pretty good proc to back it up and pcie ssd...

Anyways then when you get home you plug your thunderbolt cable into your MBP and now have a 780ti. Now you game away in glory and can pick up and go whenever you need to.

I personally feel that's the only realistic option.


... Yeah.

Anyway, Asus is always a good choice. Their machines are really built to last. They have huge vents for the fans, too, which lets the cool easily, and makes them easy to keep dust-free. Also, they are usually relatively cheap for what they have inside.


Hey he never said keep it cheap. How do I know his budget ISN'T 5k lol.
#10Freeman9800Posted 8/3/2014 1:14:42 AM
Definitely get an Asus. My 2 year old Asus K55VM has survived so much. I spilled vodka on it like 2 weeks ago and it's still going strong.