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Straight to the point i want a laptop that can do school work and i also want gaming, i would like a laptop with performance around a GTX 1050, i dont need a 1070 or 1080, i dont need RGB, i dont mind 768p but 1080p would be nice, ssd isnt needed and 1TB hdd minimum, i care mostly about performance and battery since i cant charge the laptop at school, 6 hours minimum

my budget is around 1200 AUD if possible, any recommendations? Thanks

 

EDIT

incase yall want to know what my old laptop is, my old laptop is a dell inspiron 15 n5110 (im pretty sure) i7 2670QM and nvidia g525m, i know horrible, it also has no battery

 

EDIT 2

is this good?

https://www.newegg.com/global/au/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834154830&cm_re=laptop-_-34-154-830-_-Product

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19 minutes ago, Quintavious V said:

Straight to the point i want a laptop that can do school work and i also want gaming, i would like a laptop with performance around a GTX 1050, i dont need a 1070 or 1080, i dont need RGB, i dont mind 768p but 1080p would be nice, ssd isnt needed and 1TB hdd minimum, i care mostly about performance and battery since i cant charge the laptop at school, 6 hours minimum

my budget is around 1200 AUD if possible, any recommendations? Thanks

 

EDIT

incase yall want to know what my old laptop is, my old laptop is a dell inspiron 15 n5110 (im pretty sure) i7 2670QM and nvidia g525m, i know horrible, it also has no battery

 

EDIT 2

is this good?

https://www.newegg.com/global/au/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834154830&cm_re=laptop-_-34-154-830-_-Product

For your price that's probably one of the best deals you could get, maybe some dell inspiron.

 


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1 hour ago, Quintavious V said:

my budget is around 1200 AUD

Could you list out all laptops with 7700HQ/8300H/8750H CPU that are within your budget?


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45 minutes ago, EG! said:

For your price that's probably one of the best deals you could get, maybe some dell inspiron.

 

For a 1050TI laptop at that budget with good battery life there aren't many options but don't get that MSI not a good value for money.

I looked at newegg for Australia but the Dell G series is overpriced and same applies for new Omen series. Any other online retailers in Australia.


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GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB GDDR5
Intel Core i5 8th Gen 8300H (2.30 GHz)
8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 128 GB M.2 SATA SSD

1 hour ago, Quintavious V said:

i care mostly about performance and battery since i cant charge the laptop at school, 6 hours minimum

you cant expect 6 hrs if you "game" on any laptops.

GTX 1060 3 GB is the bottom line here, stick with it, so may by higher version of this model for better ram/cpu

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1 minute ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB GDDR5
Intel Core i5 8th Gen 8300H (2.30 GHz)
8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 128 GB M.2 SATA SSD

you cant expect 6 hrs if you "game" on any laptops.

GTX 1060 3 GB is the bottom line here, stick with it, so may by higher version of this model for better ram/cpu

The 3GB VRAM is limiting and heat output is more than a 1050TI. Besides I don't think he will find a 1060 laptop in his budget.


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2 minutes ago, Tarun10 said:

The 3GB VRAM is limiting and heat output is more than a 1050TI. Besides I don't think he will find a 1060 laptop in his budget.

this is the model in "Edit 2", so sure its in the budget

59 minutes ago, EG! said:

this is also a NON max Q model of GTX1060 3gb which is ideal for 1080p gaming on laptops.

to conclude, in no case a 1050ti 4gb can be better than 1060 3gb

 

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12 minutes ago, Tarun10 said:

heat output is more than a 1050TI

Only slightly

4 minutes ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

this is also a NON max Q model

GV62 has OKish build quality and cooling. Plus poor battery life (6 hrs minimum, see above)


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A Lenovo Yoga 720 or 730 with 1050ti may give you 9-11 hours (advertised, no idea real world).

Check prices, and check specs near you. It also can use a pen, flips 360, so should be great for "college" (We all know you're gaming!!! ;) ). May not be the best gaming laptop, but it's snazzy, and it's possibly my next laptop, providing I sell my current one.

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2 minutes ago, TechyBen said:

A Lenovo Yoga 720 or 730 with 1050ti may give you 9-11 hours (advertised, no idea real world).

1. Impossible to get with that budget

2. It has 1050 not 1050TI

3. Yoga 730 15 actually has OKish battery life only


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Brother's Laptop - Aspire 5

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Posted · Original PosterOP
14 hours ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB GDDR5
Intel Core i5 8th Gen 8300H (2.30 GHz)
8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 128 GB M.2 SATA SSD

you cant expect 6 hrs if you "game" on any laptops.

GTX 1060 3 GB is the bottom line here, stick with it, so may by higher version of this model for better ram/cpu

no at school i wont game, i just need the 6 hours minimum for school, gaming is on the side

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4 hours ago, Quintavious V said:

no at school i wont game, i just need the 6 hours minimum for school, gaming is on the side

Pls answer so that I can help you to choose the right options:

18 hours ago, GeneXiS_X said:

Could you list out all laptops with 7700HQ/8300H/8750H CPU that are within your budget?

 


Laptop Specs:

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My Laptop - Legion Y530 (review coming soon)

Intel Core i5 8300H 2.3-4.0GHZ Samsung 8GB DDR4 2666MHZ RAM SC Samsung PM981 NVMe 256GB SSD Nvidia GTX 1050TI 2GB 144Hz LG IPS panel

 

Brother's Laptop - Aspire 5

Intel Core i5 8250U 1.6-3.4GHZ 4GB+4GB DDR4 2400MHZ RAM WD 1TB HDD+Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB Nvidia MX150 2GB

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4 hours ago, GeneXiS_X said:

Pls answer so that I can help you to choose the right options:

 

anything is fine, im only concerned about the GPU and the battery, im thinking maybe i should get the acer aspire 5 with the i5 7200U and the 940mx or another aspire 5 with the MX150, the 940mx is like $200 cheaper tho idk, both are prolly fine, i would like casual gaming like maybe BF1 or games like that with lowered settings, CSGO, maybe just cause 4 w lowered settings if it allows, if not its fine cuz im hopefully building a rig with a 570, so yeah.

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14 minutes ago, Quintavious V said:

anything is fine

any links of online stores so that I can look for the best options for you?


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Brother's Laptop - Aspire 5

Intel Core i5 8250U 1.6-3.4GHZ 4GB+4GB DDR4 2400MHZ RAM WD 1TB HDD+Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB Nvidia MX150 2GB

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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, GeneXiS_X said:

any links of online stores so that I can look for the best options for you?

yeah, theres

https://www.jbhifi.com.au/

 

https://www.thegoodguys.com.au/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjO_kzJO63QIVT15-Ch233QeREAAYASAAEgLm1fD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds&dclid=CMKIrc6Tut0CFU9dvQodO8UDcQ

 

and 

 

https://www.newegg.com/global/au/ (AU only)

 

my budget is idk but less than 1100 or 1200 would be nice

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1. Dell G3 - AUD 1199

i5 8300H, GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, low sRGB IPS

Around 6 hrs battery life with some stretch. OK-mediocre cooling that requires repaste+undervolt

 

 

2. Lenovo Legion Y530 - AUD 1179

i5 8300H, GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB 2666MHz RAM, 1TB HDD (upgrade SSD yourself), low sRGB IPS

Only get around 5 hrs battery life with some stretch. Good cooling (just need undervolt), but stock paste is bad so repaste is recommended

 

Also take a look at Metabox N850EJ and N850EK, though you need to install OS by your own and these models have OKish build quality+mediocre cooling


Laptop Specs:

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Brother's Laptop - Aspire 5

Intel Core i5 8250U 1.6-3.4GHZ 4GB+4GB DDR4 2400MHZ RAM WD 1TB HDD+Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB Nvidia MX150 2GB

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, GeneXiS_X said:

1. Dell G3 - AUD 1199

i5 8300H, GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, low sRGB IPS

Around 6 hrs battery life with some stretch. OK-mediocre cooling that requires repaste+undervolt

 

 

2. Lenovo Legion Y530 - AUD 1179

i5 8300H, GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB 2666MHz RAM, 1TB HDD (upgrade SSD yourself), low sRGB IPS

Only get around 5 hrs battery life with some stretch. Good cooling (just need undervolt), but stock paste is bad so repaste is recommended

 

Also take a look at Metabox N850EJ and N850EK, though you need to install OS by your own and these models have OKish build quality+mediocre cooling

hmm, ok, thank you!

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2 hours ago, GeneXiS_X said:

1. Dell G3 - AUD 1199

i5 8300H, GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, low sRGB IPS

Around 6 hrs battery life with some stretch. OK-mediocre cooling that requires repaste+undervolt

 

 

2. Lenovo Legion Y530 - AUD 1179

i5 8300H, GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB 2666MHz RAM, 1TB HDD (upgrade SSD yourself), low sRGB IPS

Only get around 5 hrs battery life with some stretch. Good cooling (just need undervolt), but stock paste is bad so repaste is recommended

 

Also take a look at Metabox N850EJ and N850EK, though you need to install OS by your own and these models have OKish build quality+mediocre cooling

What about the HP Omen with the i5-8300H and GTX 1050TI and 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD and also comes with 12GB RAM. It s about 850 USD so even on converting that to AUD its around 1200. IDK if its available though. I think cooling is decent but fans spin up a lot. The panels probably low sRGB but better than others. @Quintavious V Check whether its available in your country. Also instead of building a separate rig if you could increase your budget to around 1400 AUD or so you could get a better gaming laptop with better panels, more performance and possibly better battery life under light use.


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45 minutes ago, Tarun10 said:

HP Omen with the i5-8300H and GTX 1050TI

Expensive in Australia


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 hours ago, Tarun10 said:

What about the HP Omen with the i5-8300H and GTX 1050TI and 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD and also comes with 12GB RAM. It s about 850 USD so even on converting that to AUD its around 1200. IDK if its available though. I think cooling is decent but fans spin up a lot. The panels probably low sRGB but better than others. @Quintavious V Check whether its available in your country. Also instead of building a separate rig if you could increase your budget to around 1400 AUD or so you could get a better gaming laptop with better panels, more performance and possibly better battery life under light use.

The asus one that i linked was awesome but the battery probably sucks, i might get a metabox idk, if the asus battery is good then i might get it

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42 minutes ago, Quintavious V said:

The asus one that i linked was awesome

Which model?


Laptop Specs:

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Brother's Laptop - Aspire 5

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4 hours ago, Quintavious V said:

Idk the one in edit 2

That's MSI GV62 which is just OKish


Laptop Specs:

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Intel Core i5 8300H 2.3-4.0GHZ Samsung 8GB DDR4 2666MHZ RAM SC Samsung PM981 NVMe 256GB SSD Nvidia GTX 1050TI 2GB 144Hz LG IPS panel

 

Brother's Laptop - Aspire 5

Intel Core i5 8250U 1.6-3.4GHZ 4GB+4GB DDR4 2400MHZ RAM WD 1TB HDD+Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB Nvidia MX150 2GB

Laptop Reviews:

My Phone: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Snapdragon 625, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM)

 

Laptop recommender and enthusiast

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