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User Info: Cruzader619

Cruzader619
4 months ago#21
enderall posted...
Just buy the Helios 300 laptop for $1050. Its an i7, GTX 1060, 16 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. That's the only deal for good 1080p.


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User Info: Iceylemon

Iceylemon
4 months ago#22
Cruzader619 posted...
enderall posted...
Just buy the Helios 300 laptop for $1050. Its an i7, GTX 1060, 16 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. That's the only deal for good 1080p.


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Got to cut corners somewhere to save $.

User Info: thegreatsquare

thegreatsquare
4 months ago#23
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIAATJ5NR7301
Explain why MSI needs our laptops on top of the wholesale cost they're already get from us in their GT72(s)/GT80(s) trade in program? MSI isn't to be trusted!

User Info: Lienhart

Lienhart
4 months ago#24
eatbeef40 posted...
I have a console, but when it comes to FPS and etc. I prefer PC gaming due to the fact that my accuracy is more on point. Plus games like Overwatch, I can't play well with characters like Genji, Hanzo etc. And I feel they're more preferred on PC. I also like playing games like Starcraft.

Just found this on Newegg. Hows a PC like this?

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883230030&ignorebbr=1


Garbage.

Get a XIM4. I have a PS4 with XIM4 to play FPS games. The translation from controller to mouse is not perfect but enough that I do close to how well I do on PC; with a controller I'd be shooting at the air.

PC gaming is expensive compared to consoles. You never said if you have a monitor either.

User Info: CommonGrackle

CommonGrackle
4 months ago#25
lightningbugx posted...
CommonGrackle posted...
It's not just portability. My work area is small, so I'll probably stick with laptops for quite awhile.


You can get a PC that provides more room for a small work area than a laptop.


there's no room for a monitor either :(

I have a bureau that's got like a foot of working space and one shelf already has a TV on it

now if I can somehow hook up a tower to a laptop for just monitor and keyboard that would be interesting...is that a thing?
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User Info: the4thstooge

the4thstooge
4 months ago#26
CommonGrackle posted...
lightningbugx posted...
CommonGrackle posted...
It's not just portability. My work area is small, so I'll probably stick with laptops for quite awhile.


You can get a PC that provides more room for a small work area than a laptop.


there's no room for a monitor either :(

I have a bureau that's got like a foot of working space and one shelf already has a TV on it

Just use the TV as a monitor and get a small USB keyboard and mouse and save just a little bit more money for a small desktop computer. As others have said, you'd need double that budget for a decent gaming laptop, but you can get a pretty good desktop for the same price. Upgrade as finances allow.

A laptop will also die much sooner and it won't be long before games start being released that it can't run. Then you'll be out several hundred dollars. I learned this the hard way.
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User Info: captsplatter_1

captsplatter_1
4 months ago#27
the4thstooge posted...
CommonGrackle posted...
lightningbugx posted...
CommonGrackle posted...
It's not just portability. My work area is small, so I'll probably stick with laptops for quite awhile.


You can get a PC that provides more room for a small work area than a laptop.


there's no room for a monitor either :(

I have a bureau that's got like a foot of working space and one shelf already has a TV on it

Just use the TV as a monitor and get a small USB keyboard and mouse and save just a little bit more money for a small desktop computer. As others have said, you'd need double that budget for a decent gaming laptop, but you can get a pretty good desktop for the same price. Upgrade as finances allow.

A laptop will also die much sooner and it won't be long before games start being released that it can't run. Then you'll be out several hundred dollars. I learned this the hard way.

Honestly something like cheap laptop and a proper gaming desktop is the way to go. Unless you are a trucker or always on the move then I can see gaming laptops being a thing I imagine.
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