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I'm Back + Which Laptop for School

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Guys I'm in need of a laptop for school and i knew this was the place to ask. Haven't been on here in over 5 months.

 

I'm completely out of the loop regarding computers.

 

I doubt my dad will buy an all out desktop, so a laptop is my only choice.

 

I still have all of my Steam and Origin games.

 

What I need is a laptop that'll play my games. The hardest game to run technically is Crysis 3 but who the hell plays that. Actually playing, would be BF3 and 4, though I haven't looked at any game releases for 5 months or so, I kind of went under a rock.

 

What do you guys suggest? Price point needs to be inline with a MacBook since Apple has some killer deals for back to school college students.

 

Oh and I sold my rig completely. Using my Dell Latitude D610 for now.

 

Thanks guys, love you all!


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What do you guys suggest? Price point needs to be inline with a MacBook since Apple has some killer deals for back to school college students.

 

 

Which is what dollar/euro/pound amount?


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Which is what dollar/euro/pound amount?

 

$1600 max


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$1600 max

 

Asus G751, no doubt. I bought one recently and they are pretty wonderful... good quality, very powerful, and for the price you can drop in an SSD as a boot drive.


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CPU: Core i7 5820k @ 4.7GHz || GPU: Dual Titan X || Motherboard: Asus X99 Deluxe || RAM: 32GB Crucial Ballistix Sport || Monitors: MX299Q, 29UB65, LG 34UM95 || Storage: Dual Samsung 850 EVO 1 TB in Raid 0, Samsung 850 EVO 250GB, 2TB Toshiba scratch disk, 3TB Seagate Barracuda || PSU: EVGA 1000w PS Platinum

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Why will he not get you a desktop? It is far better for games and cheaper.

 

I dont have a good track record with desktops. i like to upgrade everything. getting a laptop prevents this to an extent. plus cant carry a desktop around campus.


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