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Need advice on buying a new budget laptop

Hi, I want to buy a laptop and I'm only going to use it for web browsing, YouTube, and movies. I don't have too much money to spend but I can save up if need be I guess my limit is 800 (USD)

 

The screen resolution I want is 1080p or higher. My first question is integrated graphics enough or should I just get a dedicated GPU?

 

Also for the CPU I was wondering if a dual core would work for this use case even though I would prefer a quad core though I wouldn't want a dual core if it would slow things down compared to a quad.

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I've heard good things about the Asus Zenbooks. 13" 1080p screen, 8th gen i5, M.2 SSD. 

Main PC:

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X • Noctua NH-D15 • MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk • 2x8GB G.skill Trident Z Neo 3600MHz CL16 • MSI VENTUS 3X GeForce RTX 3070 OC • Samsung 970 Evo 1TB • Samsung 860 Evo 1TB • Cosair iCUE 465X RGB • Corsair RMx 750W (White)

 

Peripherals/Other:

ASUS VG27AQ • G PRO K/DA • G502 Hero K/DA • G733 K/DA • G840 K/DA • Oculus Quest 2 • Nintendo Switch (Rev. 2)

 

Laptop (Dell XPS 13):

Intel Core i7-1195G7 • Intel Iris Xe Graphics • 16GB LPDDR4x 4267MHz • 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD • 13.4" OLED 3.5K InfinityEdge Display (3456x2160, 400nit, touch). 

 

Got any questions about my system or peripherals? Feel free to tag me (@bellabichon) and I'll be happy to give you my two cents. 

 

PSA: Posting a PCPartPicker list with no explanation isn't helpful for first-time builders :)

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5 hours ago, Heimdall7930 said:

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for your usage, iGPU is fine

why don't get quad core when you can get dual core for around the same price?

 

Location? Any preference on weight, display size and battery life?

My Desktop specs:

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600 Nvidia RTX3060Ti 8GB PNY XLR8 Gaming Epic-X RGB 16GB (8X2) 3200MHz CL16 Team Group MP33 Pro 1TB
ID-Cooling SE-224-XT White Gigabyte B550M DS3H mATX Tecware Forge M2 mATX White Case Montech Century 650W Gold

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14 hours ago, GeneXiS_X said:

for your usage, iGPU is fine

why don't get quad core when you can get dual core for around the same price?

 

Location? Any preference on weight, display size and battery life?

Minimum display size would be 15 inches and battery life maybe 6 hours? Although I'm not too picky about the battery life

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9 hours ago, Heimdall7930 said:

Minimum display size would be 15 inches and battery life maybe 6 hours? Although I'm not too picky about the battery life

Where are you from? No preference on weight?

My Desktop specs:

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600 Nvidia RTX3060Ti 8GB PNY XLR8 Gaming Epic-X RGB 16GB (8X2) 3200MHz CL16 Team Group MP33 Pro 1TB
ID-Cooling SE-224-XT White Gigabyte B550M DS3H mATX Tecware Forge M2 mATX White Case Montech Century 650W Gold

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