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Best entry level gamming laptop

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Posted · Original PosterOP

There are alot of entry level gamming laptop nowday but they are some what similarly spec, so which one is best, following these rule:

-1000$ or under (avg price, no sales)

- laptop are put in 4 simple group

  +Have 1050

  +Have 1050ti

  +Have 1060

  +Have something else but still in price range

If some are 100% similar in spec, opinion on aesthetic, build quality and company fanboying are open 

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if the 1000$ limit is absolutely inflexible, this


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Just a list of my personal scores for some products, in no particular order, with brief comments. I just got the idea to do them so they aren't many for now :)

Don't take these as complete reviews or final truths - they are just my personal impressions on products I may or may not have used, summed up in a couple of sentences and a rough score. All scores take into account the unit's price and time of release, heavily so, therefore don't expect absolute performance to be reflected here.

 

-Lenovo Thinkpad X220 - [8/10]

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A durable and reliable machine that is relatively lightweight, has all the hardware it needs to never feel sluggish and has a great IPS matte screen. Downsides are mostly due to its age, most notably the screen resolution of 1366x768 and usb 2.0 ports.

 

-Apple Macbook (2015) - [Garbage -/10]

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From my perspective, this product has no redeeming factors given its price and the competition. It is underpowered, overpriced, impractical due to its single port and is made redundant even by Apple's own iPad pro line.

 

-OnePlus X - [7/10]

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A good phone for the price. It does everything I (and most people) need without being sluggish and has no particularly bad flaws. The lack of recent software updates and relatively barebones feature kit (most notably the lack of 5GHz wifi, biometric sensors and backlight for the capacitive buttons) prevent it from being exceptional.

 

-Microsoft Surface Book 2 - [Garbage - -/10]

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Overpriced and rushed, offers nothing notable compared to the competition, doesn't come with an adequate charger despite the premium price. Worse than the Macbook for not even offering the small plus sides of having macOS. Buy a Razer Blade if you want high performance in a (relatively) light package.

 

-Intel Core i7 2600/k - [9/10]

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Quite possibly Intel's best product launch ever. It had all the bleeding edge features of the time, it came with a very significant performance improvement over its predecessor and it had a soldered heatspreader, allowing for efficient cooling and great overclocking. Even the "locked" version could be overclocked through the multiplier within (quite reasonable) limits.

 

-Apple iPad Pro - [5/10]

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A pretty good product, sunk by its price (plus the extra cost of the physical keyboard and the pencil). Buy it if you don't mind the Apple tax and are looking for a very light office machine with an excellent digitizer. Particularly good for rich students. Bad for cheap tinkerers like myself.

 

 

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11 hours ago, tomhay said:

so which one is best

There is no 'best'. It depends on your requirements

 

For $1000 you will be looking at 1050TI/1650/1060 laptops. Where are you from? No preference on weight and battery life?


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Posted · Original PosterOP
7 hours ago, GeneXiS_X said:

There is no 'best'. It depends on your requirements

 

For $1000 you will be looking at 1050TI/1650/1060 laptops. Where are you from? No preference on weight and battery life?

Give your opinion, chose a laptop you think is best for each group and what do you like about your choice. For now lets have a 10% regional tax

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1 hour ago, tomhay said:

Give your opinion, chose a laptop you think is best for each group and what do you like about your choice. For now lets have a 10% regional tax

I need to know which country are you from since availability of models may vary. Also, I need to know whether you have any preference on weight and battery life before giving any recommendations


Feel free to PM for laptop recommendations

 

My daily driver: Lenovo Legion Y530 [REVIEW]

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Check out my blog here

Check out my older laptop reviews here

Laptop ODMsClevo, Tongfang, Quanta

 

My Phone: Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite [REVIEW] (Blue, with XUNDD hard case)

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Posted · Original PosterOP
6 hours ago, GeneXiS_X said:

I need to know which country are you from since availability of models may vary. Also, I need to know whether you have any preference on weight and battery life before giving any recommendations

Vietnam. Any weight will do, battery only need to last a morrning works, i dont really mind the small inconvinion, price to spec is all i care

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8 hours ago, tomhay said:

Vietnam

If you're buying in your country, any links of online stores?


Feel free to PM for laptop recommendations

 

My daily driver: Lenovo Legion Y530 [REVIEW]

Spoiler

Intel Core i5-8300H Nvidia GTX1050Ti 2GB LP156WFG-SPB2 144Hz IPS 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM (2x8GB) Samsung PM981 256GB+Seagate 1TB 5400RPM

Check out my blog here

Check out my older laptop reviews here

Laptop ODMsClevo, Tongfang, Quanta

 

My Phone: Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite [REVIEW] (Blue, with XUNDD hard case)

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SDM710 6GB RAM 128GB ROM 6.39" AMOLED 48MP Sony IMX586 rear (AI triple camera)

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Acer Nitro 5, but the cooling isn't great (should be less issue with i5)


Feel free to PM for laptop recommendations

 

My daily driver: Lenovo Legion Y530 [REVIEW]

Spoiler

Intel Core i5-8300H Nvidia GTX1050Ti 2GB LP156WFG-SPB2 144Hz IPS 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM (2x8GB) Samsung PM981 256GB+Seagate 1TB 5400RPM

Check out my blog here

Check out my older laptop reviews here

Laptop ODMsClevo, Tongfang, Quanta

 

My Phone: Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite [REVIEW] (Blue, with XUNDD hard case)

Spoiler

SDM710 6GB RAM 128GB ROM 6.39" AMOLED 48MP Sony IMX586 rear (AI triple camera)

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