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User Info: Eagles931

Eagles931
2 years ago#1
I travel a whole lot because of my job and i am really in need of a new gaming laptop . $1500 is the limit i am willing to spend. I'd like to be able to max out most of the games out today, and if possible, i dont want something thats extra thick,

Suggestions?
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User Info: gungunn101

gungunn101
2 years ago#2
Eagles931 posted...
$1500 is the limit i am willing to spend.
I'd like to be able to max out most of the games out today
i dont want something thats extra thick,

Choose one.
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User Info: Shub

Shub
2 years ago#3
A $1500 laptop will play most games fine, but you need to reset your expectations if you want to max games and still play them smoothly. Mobile GPUs are not very powerful.
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User Info: ATARIJAWA

ATARIJAWA
2 years ago#4
Pay more and write it off your taxes.
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User Info: Ikari Gendo

Ikari Gendo
2 years ago#5
High powered gaming laptops are all thick, but $1500 for a Sager will get you something pretty powerful, though with crap heating.
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User Info: thegreatsquare

thegreatsquare
2 years ago#6
Bang4Buck, the MSI GT60/70 with a downgrade to the i7 4700mq

15": http://www.xoticpc.com/msi-gt60-dominator424-p-6955.html
17": http://www.xoticpc.com/msi-gt70-dominator895-p-6948.html

$1375/$1333 "cash"

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User Info: cancerstorm

cancerstorm
2 years ago#7
870m with 4700mq @ $1300 is good, get that one
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User Info: SilentHawk29

SilentHawk29
2 years ago#8
Ikari Gendo posted...
High powered gaming laptops are all thick, but $1500 for a Sager will get you something pretty powerful, though with crap heating.


Crap heating? What does that even mean? Their cooling design is mostly the same as every other high end laptop.
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User Info: PharohofLaptops

PharohofLaptops
2 years ago#9
Nothing exists in 2014 to satisfy your needs.

User Info: SampsonM

SampsonM
2 years ago#10
As others have said, $1500 won't get you what you want.

The MSI GT60 Dominator is pretty powerful for a laptop, and about $1400-1500, but it weighs 8 lbs.

The Razer Blade is thin and powerful but starts at around $2200.

Then, there are a variety of ultrabooks that run $1000-1500 range, they're all thin and light, but not particularly powerful. You'll be hard pressed to find with a dedicated graphics card.

Adjust your parameters accordingly.
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