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Choosing between the ASUS TUF 705DT and the 2020 Acer Aspire 7

I've been looking for a laptop for or under INR 55k to replace my ancient desktop, and I'm stuck choosing between two laptops. One is a ASUS TUF FX705DT (17") with a Ryzen 5 3550h and a gtx 1650 DDR6 4GB. The other (which I'm leaning towards) is the new Acer Aspire 7 (15") with a Core i5 9300h and the same gtx 1650. Both come with 8 gigs of RAM and a 512GB NVMe SSD. I was a bit confused with a few questions. From what I read the difference in games is ~5-7fps and I'm okay with that, as long as it can run AAA titles at medium-low or medium settings.
Is the 3550h good enough for coding purposes and stuff like video editing? I mean Android Studio and the like. I'm mostly going to do stuff on medium-scale projects in android studio, and some work in premiere and aftereffects (1080p, no 4K here).
But, _more importantly_, is the Aspire 7 good? By good, I mean thermals wise. I cannot find any good reviews or tear-downs, or even find out whether it has a 2.5" hdd bay for future expansion. If it were, and it did, I'd probably go for that, given that the core i5 9300h is slightly better than even the Ryzen 7 3750h.
Plz halp.

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21 minutes ago, therdas said:

I've been looking for a laptop for or under INR 55k to replace my ancient desktop, and I'm stuck choosing between two laptops. One is a ASUS TUF FX705DT (17") with a Ryzen 5 3550h and a gtx 1650 DDR6 4GB. The other (which I'm leaning towards) is the new Acer Aspire 7 (15") with a Core i5 9300h and the same gtx 1650. Both come with 8 gigs of RAM and a 512GB NVMe SSD. I was a bit confused with a few questions. From what I read the difference in games is ~5-7fps and I'm okay with that, as long as it can run AAA titles at medium-low or medium settings.
Is the 3550h good enough for coding purposes and stuff like video editing? I mean Android Studio and the like. I'm mostly going to do stuff on medium-scale projects in android studio, and some work in premiere and aftereffects (1080p, no 4K here).
But, _more importantly_, is the Aspire 7 good? By good, I mean thermals wise. I cannot find any good reviews or tear-downs, or even find out whether it has a 2.5" hdd bay for future expansion. If it were, and it did, I'd probably go for that, given that the core i5 9300h is slightly better than even the Ryzen 7 3750h.
Plz halp.

Acer’s Aspire One from nine years ago has the option to change out the drive, so I’d guess the Aspire 7 would have the same feature.

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Neither options are good

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I would go with asus because acers die on me

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23 minutes ago, sub68 said:

I would go with asus because acers die on me

Did some research, looks like the asus is better in the thermals and esp the screen front, so am leaning towards that now 😁

 

Is the Ryzen 3550h good for light to moderate programming stuff? In particular, Android Studio? (I am going to be upgrading to 16gb down the line) 

 

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1 minute ago, therdas said:

 

Is the Ryzen 3550h good for light to moderate programming stuff? In particular, Android Studio? (I am going to be upgrading to 16gb down the line) 

 

 

I don't know

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28 minutes ago, genexis_x said:

Neither options are good

Unfortunately those were the only ones with good enough specs that I could find at my budget. Can you elaborate on why they aren't good? I'm also open to other suggestions btw! 

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11 minutes ago, therdas said:

 

Did some research, looks like the asus is better in the thermals and esp the screen front, so am leaning towards that now 😁

 

 

 

 

My moms asus business laptop worked for more than 10 years

while my sisters acer died after 6-7 years

and my acer laptop the battery dosent work sometimes and touch pad dosent work(its from 2016 and its a acer aspire e5-15)

now I don't really trust acer

I really trust asus I fell asus is very reliable

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HP compaq 8300 prebuilt - Intel i5-3470 - 8GB ram - 500GB HDD - bluray drive

 

old windows 7 gaming desktop - Intel i5 2400 - lenovo CIH61M V:1.0 - 4GB ram - 1TB HDD - dual DVD roms 

 

main laptop acer e5 15 - Intel i3 7th gen - 16GB ram - 1TB HDD - dvd drive                                                                     

 

school laptop lenovo 300e chromebook 2nd gen - Intel celeron - 4GB ram - 32GB SSD 

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8 minutes ago, sub68 said:

My moms asus business laptop worked for more than 10 years

while my sisters acer died after 6-7 years

and my acer laptop the battery dosent work sometimes and touch pad dosent work(its from 2016 and its a acer aspire e5-15)

now I don't really trust acer

I really trust asus I fell asus is very reliable

same here, I've been running an asus mobo for over 10 years now, no complaints so far

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28 minutes ago, therdas said:

Can you elaborate on why they aren't good?

Mainly bad cooling

27 minutes ago, sub68 said:

I really trust asus I fell asus is very reliable

Unfortunately that cannot be said with their laptops nowadays

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Just now, genexis_x said:

 

Unfortunately that cannot be said with their laptops nowadays

ok fair point

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HP compaq 8300 prebuilt - Intel i5-3470 - 8GB ram - 500GB HDD - bluray drive

 

old windows 7 gaming desktop - Intel i5 2400 - lenovo CIH61M V:1.0 - 4GB ram - 1TB HDD - dual DVD roms 

 

main laptop acer e5 15 - Intel i3 7th gen - 16GB ram - 1TB HDD - dvd drive                                                                     

 

school laptop lenovo 300e chromebook 2nd gen - Intel celeron - 4GB ram - 32GB SSD 

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10 hours ago, therdas said:

oh okay :(

There's another laptop at this price range over here Acer Nitro 5 (R5-3550h/1650 4gb/1TB@7200+256GB SSD/8GB DDR4)

How would this stack up? 

Basically same with Aspire 7

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