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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:12 pm 
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I have been looking at a few forums in search of a gaming laptop under $1500 without much luck. Specifically looking for something that will last for at least 2 years and able to handle the latest high intensity games.

I will be using it mostly for gaming and work. 1TB hard drive minimum with no less than 8GB of Ram, Any suggestions will be highly appreciated.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:00 am 
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Several good and reliable brands of laptops that are suitable for gaming. Search for "top 10" listings of gaming laptops. You should get at least 4 or more years from a good laptop, but may need new main and BIOS battery after 2 or 3 years. If the laptop has HDMI output, then an external monitor can be used when wanted, reducing system power needs.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:12 pm 
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you might wanna look at ROG gaming laptops


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:35 am 
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Gaming and laptops are a misnomer! You will never get the same experience on a laptop than gaming on a PC or console due to screen size and control. laptop keyboards don't generally survive the stress of gaming as do the mouse pads (gaming with a mouse pad!). The hardware on laptops are usually geared for energy efficiency and not gaming so power is less to the CPU and GPU (usually tell, CPU usually has a U and GPU usually have M to denote mobile). However you can attach a usb keyboard and mouse or uses a USB controller to take the stress off the laptop keyboard, and you can run a laptop video out to a big screen. But then you would be as well carrying a console around with you, or a mini ITX gaming rig.

All in all, gaming on a laptop is bad (even on Alienware) due to lower spec components, keyboard and mouse ware and smaller lower spec screens. And if you are gaming on your laptop and it fails, then you realise you have that important bit of work to do and you cannot access it - nuff said.

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